‘Licorice Pizza’ is a Hilarious and Heartfelt Coming-Of-Age Opus from Paul Thomas Anderson (Review)

‘Licorice Pizza’ is a Hilarious and Heartfelt Coming-Of-Age Opus from Paul Thomas Anderson (Review)

Ever since debuting with Hard Eight and Boogie Nights in 1997, Paul Thomas Anderson has
been a constant presence in the conversation about the best contemporary filmmaking auteur
working today, and he continues to solidify himself as such with his new film, Licorice Pizza.
Curiosity has been rampant about how a melodrama would feel in the more nuanced style he’s
refined since There Will Be Blood in 2007, and sure enough, the results place his coming-of-age
story among the best movies of the year for its nostalgic tone, the infectious chemistry between
the two leads, and a script that’s as funny as it is heartfelt in its depiction of platonic love and the
boundlessness that came with youth in the 1970s.

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The Best Acting I’ve Ever Seen: Paul Dano & Daniel Day Lewis in THERE WILL BE BLOOD

The Best Acting I’ve Ever Seen: Paul Dano & Daniel Day Lewis in THERE WILL BE BLOOD

On this week’s edition of ‘The Best Acting I’ve Ever Seen‘ – let’s talk about Paul Thomas Anderson’s THERE WILL BE BLOOD, starring Paul Dano and Daniel Day Lewis. Read more

Phantom Thread is the Perfect Sendoff for Daniel Day-Lewis (Review)

Phantom Thread is the Perfect Sendoff for Daniel Day-Lewis (Review)

Phantom Thread is supposed to be Day-Lewis’ final film before retiring from acting altogether. Nothing seems more fitting than the acclaimed actor’s final film to be with a director that has made some incredible movies. Paul Thomas Anderson and Daniel Day-Lewis are a force to be reckoned with in the cinematic world. Separately they have worked on some of the most notable films in the history of cinema. The duo created the cinematic masterpiece There Will Be Blood. Phantom Thread is a film that showcases both filmmakers greatest strengths, and Paul gives Daniel a proper sendoff with a powerful and beautifully shot film. Read more