Paul Thomas Anderson

Filmmaker.

The Long Goodbye Punch Drunk Love

Paul Thomas Anderson and the Uncanny Influence of ‘The Long Goodbye’

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Here’s an homage to one of cinema’s greatest homages: Paul Thomas Anderson’s love for ‘The Long Goodbye.’

Punch Drunk Love

The Perfection of the Date Scene in ‘Punch-Drunk Love’

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Paul Thomas Anderson’s masterpiece is both romantic and rageful.

Magnolia Frogs

The Sacred Frog Storm in ‘Magnolia’

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Two hours and forty-five minutes into ‘Magnolia,’ frogs start falling from the sky. Here’s why that’s the perfect ending.

Decade Trailers

The 50 Best Movie Trailers of the Decade

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Sometimes trailers are the best part of a movie. These 50 particular trailers were some of the best parts of the decade.

Decade Predictions

14 Bold Predictions for Pop Culture in the 2020s

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What will happen in our pop culture in the decade to come? Our team peers into a crystal ball to make some predictions.

Pta And Jonny

Paul Thomas Anderson, Jonny Greenwood and the Creative Partnership of the Decade

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How two of today’s most important artists found each other and created three defining works of the 2010s.

Decade Directors

Which Director Had The Best Decade?

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16 directors, from provocateurs to experimentalists to horror masters to Paul Thomas Anderson.

Anima Thom Yorke

Watch Paul Thomas Anderson’s ‘Anima,’ Then Watch These Movies

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We recommend classic silent films and more to watch after you see the new short film starring Thom Yorke.

Phantom Thread

What ‘Phantom Thread’ Gets Right About OCD

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An exploration of the nuanced relationship of Alma and Reynolds and the barrier between them.