Ali Shirazi explores the geometry of Paul Thomas Anderson's There Will Be Blood, finding the golden spirals, examples of the Rule of Thirds, and tracking shot mathematics behind the film's cinematography. Read more...
These days, it’s easy to look back on Paul Thomas Anderson‘s 1997 masterpiece Boogie Nights with reverence. Personally, it’s my second or third favorite movie of all time; it was nominated for all kinds of Oscars; and launched (or re-launched) the careers of numerous actors we’re all familiar with today. Since its release, Anderson has […]
The past, as William Faulkner famously wrote, "is never dead. It's not even past." Or, as Paul Thomas Anderson said in his film Magnolia, "We may be through with the past - but the past ain't through with us." That's a lesson the Catholic Church seems to learn repeatedly. Show More Summary
Most films and quite a few movies portray a character who changes as a result of the things that happen in the story--this is the "character arc." Many screenwriting books and teachers say this is mandatory and that it should...
Paul Thomas Anderson’s Inherent Vice adapts the Thomas Pynchon novel about a scruffy, stoned detective and his doper friends—and as anyone who’s watched The Wire or even Boardwalk Empire knows, you can’t have a bunch of people indulging their vices without Michael K. Show More Summary
In addition to all the buzzy films screening at this year's Austin Film Festival, director Paul Thomas Anderson will moderate a conversation with his friend Jonathan Demme, winner of the Extraordinary Contribution to Filmmaking Award. [ more › ]
If you’re looking for any little thing there is to know about Paul Thomas Anderson‘s next film, the adaptation of Thomas Pynchon‘s novel Inherent Vice, enjoy this: the actor Eric Roberts recently said he’s got a part in the picture. Get his word on it, below. Cigarettes and Red Vines passes this along, from the [...]
Now that we know a little too much about Salinger, will the real Thomas Pynchon please step forward. It is time, Tom. I get it, the work is the message, the gift. But you've had a lifetime of peering out your Venetian blinds making sure the coast is clear, or dodging the empty questions of so many late night talk shows. Show More Summary
It's only because the phrase "the horror version of Paul Thomas Anderson's Magnolia" popped into my head three or four times during the excellent new horror film Proxy that I feel comfortable bringing it up here. That certainly sounds...Show More Summary
Bridesmaids actress Maya Rudolph apparently welcomed her 4th child last month. She was spotted out and about holding the baby, whose gender is not known, back in August. The SNL alum and her director husband Paul Thomas Anderson are already parents to 7-year old Pearl, 3-year old Lucille, and 2-year old Jack.
Post by Lisa Fogarty Congratulations are in order for actress Maya Rudolph who, alongside Oscar-nominated director Paul Thomas Anderson, has welcomed her fourth child. The couple is keeping a tight lip on the child's gender, name, and...Show More Summary
Maya Rudolph and her boyfriend, There Will Be Blood writer-director Paul Thomas Anderson, have welcomed their fourth child together, Us Weekly reports. Details... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Saturday Night Live Paul Thomas Anderson Maya Rudolph There Will Be Blood Up All Night The Way, Way Back Grown Ups 2
Congratulations are in order for Maya Rudolph and her family! Us Weekly confirmed that the 41-year-old actress has given birth to her fourth child with longtime partner Paul Thomas Anderson. Though the gender is not yet known, the new...Show More Summary
Maya Rudolph's brood just got even bigger. The 41-year-old perpetually pregnant actress and her longtime partner, director Paul Thomas Anderson, have welcomed their fourth child, a source confirms. The child's gender is not yet known. Rudolph and director Anderson, 43, are already parents to Pearl, 7, Lucille, 3, and Jack, 2. Show More Summary
Things are getting pretty crazy over at Maya Rudolph's house, as she just welcomed her fourth child with longtime boyfriend Paul Thomas Anderson. An insider told press that while the “Bridesmaids” babe hasn’t disclosed the gender, name,...Show More Summary
Maya Rudolph has reportedly given birth to her fourth child with longtime partner Paul Thomas Anderson, according to Us Weekly. The 41-year-old Bridesmaids actress was rumored to have been seen this weekend at an airport holding a young infant. It is not known right now what the child’s gender is. PHOTOS: Check out the latest [...]
BREAKING: Jason Reitman, who’ll launch his film Labor Day in Toronto and preside over a reading of Paul Thomas Anderson’s Boogie Nights script there, is fast mobilizing his next film. I’m told that Indian Paintbrush is looking to finance...Show More Summary
First, a disclaimer: any reference to director Paul Anderson doesn’t mean Boogie Nights, There Will Be Blood and The Master director Paul Thomas Anderson. It means Paul W.S. Anderson, the director of Mortal Kombat, Alien Vs Predator and the Resident Evil movies. Paul W.S. Anderson’s next, uh, masterpiece is the upcoming Pompeii, the story of [...]
According to those obsessive chroniclers of all things Paul Thomas Anderson, Cigarettes & Red Vines, shooting has wrapped on the director’s adaptation of Thomas Pynchon’s Inherent Vice, forever shutting the door on casting announcements and all those shaggy, quirky actors who just didn’t make the cut. Show More Summary
Earlier this week, Paul Thomas Anderson completed production on his seventh film, Inherent Vice. That means the excruciating wait now begins for Anderson to complete the film and get it in front of our eyes. Based on the novel by Thomas Pynchon, the film follows a pothead detective (Joaquin Phoenix) who gets drawn into a [...]