Tag Archives: Paul Thomas Anderson

INHERENT VICE

The Academy Awards nominations for achievement in motion pictures arts and sciences have been announced and thus, the usual hand wringing and nay saying has commenced. The Academy does excellent work throughout the year, but it is always their winter … Continue reading

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Born On This Day – June 26, 1970

“Screenwriting is like ironing. You move forward a little bit and go back and smooth things out.” –Paul Thomas Anderson

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In Their Words – Tuesday, July 2, 2013

“Oh, how I hate it, when directors are supposed to explain their films.” –Paul Thomas Anderson

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In Their Words – Wednesday, June 26, 2013

“You have to be a brat in order to carve out your parameters, and you have to be a monster to anyone who gets in your way. But sometimes it’s difficult to know when that’s necessary and when you’re just … Continue reading

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2012: A Year At The Movies

2012 was a magnificent year for the movies. They are more diverse, more personal, and more magical than ever. Yes, there was the onslaught of the usual blockbuster fare, sequels left and right, and the mighty flops that were John … Continue reading

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In Their Words – Monday, December 31, 2012

“The very first film, I had to fight to finish. It was baptism by fire. I learned all the lessons I needed to learn on the first film, about protecting myself and how to keep a lock on the editing-room … Continue reading

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