I finally saw Phantom Thread over the weekend. I really liked it. But I was pretty sure I would. I'll tell you why. When I first saw There Will Be Blood, the previous collaboration between Paul Thomas Anderson and Daniel Day-Lewis, the first time I watched it, I didn't like it. Show More Summary
Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood is nominated for his first Oscar this weekend, for his score for Phantom Thread, but he's amassed a much larger collection of film scores, both with director Paul Thomas Anderson and without. His next score is for the forthcoming thriller You Were Never Really Here, which was directed by Lynne Ramsay and…
Brandon Taylor writes about the costume design in Paul Thomas Anderson’s film “Phantom Thread.”
If you were to watch the trailer for Paul Thomas Anderson’s film Phantom Thread without ever having heard a good word about it, you might assume that it is a stately period drama about a man and a woman and many beautiful, beautiful dresses. Anyone familiar with Anderson and Daniel Day-Lewis’ track record together would…
Hello! I'm Mark Olsen. Welcome to another edition of your regular field guide to a world of Only Good Movies. For The Envelope, Glenn Whipp spent some time in Encino with filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson, who was in a playful and chatty mood. Anderson’s “Phantom Thread” could be seen as an variation...
In the film Phantom Thread—up for six Oscars, including Best Picture—director Paul Thomas Anderson tells the twisted mid-century love story of a laser-focused London fashion designer (Daniel Day-Lewis) and his would-be muse (Vicky Krieps). But for all the attention on the artful cutting of fine fabrics and the bodies sheathed in them, “Phantom Thread isn’t […]
Near the beginning of Paul Thomas Anderson’s Phantom Thread, fashion designer Reynolds Woodcock, a man so dickish his name has two phallic puns, is dining at a hotel in the north of England. He spies an attractive waitress, Alma, and decides to challenge her with a breakfast order that seems ... More »
Among this year’s batch of Oscar nominees, a few of the most-discussed surprises came in the form of several nods for Paul Thomas Anderson’s darkly comedic, high-fashion drama Phantom Thread. Among the six nods the film received—including...Show More Summary
By Tomris Laffly Long-time Paul Thomas Anderson collaborator's work in 'Phantom Thread' is a lot more complex than it gets credit for. The article ‘Phantom Thread’ Costume Designer Mark Bridges Deserves His Second Oscar appeared first on Film School Rejects.
Phantom Thread director Paul Thomas Anderson is already working on something new, and here’s a twist: he’s writing the script with his 8-year-old daughter. More on Paul Thomas Anderson’s new movie below. Paul Thomas Anderson’s Phantom Thread is nominated for six Academy Awards this year, but he’s not content to sit back and rest on his laurels. Show More Summary
Twist: it's actually a sequel to THE MASTER. Read more...
“That’s a combustible combination, the two of them.That’s what you dream of as a director.”
Filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson is up for more Oscars with his latest movie, "Phantom Thread." And he's pretty excited about that, even if his kids aren't.
The first piece of music in Paul Thomas Anderson’s “Phantom Thread” is a bed of icy notes, full of friction. Ah, yes, you think — this is a Jonny Greenwood score. But then a lush, romantic piece for piano and strings flows in like a river of champagne, introducing the glamorous house of couture...
Spoilers follow for Phantom Thread, so if you've yet to see that beauty, go do that. Oscar-nominated Phantom Thread is more than an exceptional film. It's also a surprising fount of memes. On its face, the Paul Thomas Anderson movie doesn't seem like it would inspire such a wide range of jokes. Show More Summary
Mugatu's Thread 1:51 Finally the life story of the great fashion designer Mugatu (Will Ferrell) comes to the big screen in Paul Thomas Anderson's latest film Mugatu's Thread. A mashup of Phantom Thread and Mugatu from Zoolander. Submitted...Show More Summary
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Director Uwe Boll, who is known for film adaptations of video games such as Alone in the Dark, insinuated in a tweet that fellow director Paul Thomas Anderson took the idea for a Phantom Thread poster, from a poster of one of his films, Bloodrayne. Boll says this is a response to his criticisms of Phantom Thread made on his […]
The prospect of Jonny Greenwood -- the notoriously spotlight-averse Radiohead multi-instrumentalist and classical composer -- in a tux at the Oscars is especially tantalizing to Phantom Thread director Paul Thomas Anderson.
He also maybe watched it the wrong way.