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Newswire: Yes, that really was Paul Thomas Anderson on tonight’s Documentary Now!

Documentary Now!’s attention to detail produces a lot of blink-and-you’ll-miss-it visual gags, the type that reward a quick finger on the “pause” button. And while that’s also true of tonight’s episode, “Final Transmission,” the show’s most recent film-nerd Easter egg also rewards a pair of sharp ears. Or a few spins through the audio commentary on Boogie Nights: That film’s Oscar-nominated director, Paul Thomas Anderson, voices the director of the film-within-the-episode in “Final Transmission.
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