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3 things about Paul Thomas Anderson’s PHANTOM THREAD

Phantom Thread [2017] 1. When it comes to porridge, cream makes all the difference.2. Lace from the 1600s.3. “I’m not moaning. I don’t want to be ignored.”“No one does. But I don’t want to hear about it because it hurts … Continue reading

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Punch-Drunk Love [2002] 1. Dusty footfalls. 2. The way Luiz Guzmán says, “Which guy in Toledo are you talking about?” 3. Twilight Mai Tais on the beach at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel. 3 other things.

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3 things about Paul Thomas Anderson’s MAGNOLIA

Magnolia [1999] 1. Stripy knitted bed jacket. 2. “Yes, and I’m listening. Avidly, fella.” 3. His utter lack of posture on the sofa. 3 other things.

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3 things about Paul Thomas Anderson’s BOOGIE NIGHTS

Boogie Nights [1997] 1. After a long night at the club, he puts on a record by Chico Hamilton and pours himself a drink. 2. “I’m not a complicated man. I like cinema, in particular I like to see people … Continue reading

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3 things about Paul Thomas Anderson’s HARD EIGHT

Hard Eight [1996] 1. “You should know before you ask a question like that.” 2. Reno lounge jazz combo covering “All Blues” by Miles Davis. 3. Gently tugging down the cuff of his overcoat.

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3 things about Paul Thomas Anderson’s PHANTOM THREAD

Phantom Thread [2017] 1. “It’s my job to give you some. If I choose to.” 2. Asparagus with oil and salt. 3. Both women answer the doctor simultaneously. Again and again.

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3 things about Paul Thomas Anderson’s INHERENT VICE

Inherent Vice [2014] 1. In his notebook he writes: Something Spanish. 2. Dr. Threeply lip syncs the movie. 3. A new American Express card. 3 other things.

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3 things about Paul Thomas Anderson’s INHERENT VICE

Inherent Vice [2014] 1. “To drink, gentlemen? You’re going to want to get good and fucked up before you eat that meal.” 2. A bent finger. 3. An address on the police report: Gummo Marx Way.

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3 things about Robert Altman’s A PERFECT COUPLE

A Perfect Couple [1979] 1. “I don’t think you two should be kissing while I’m suturing.” 2. A planter in the shape of a shoe. Brown suede. 3. He pops an olive into her mouth, and then waits. She spits … Continue reading

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3 things about Paul Thomas Anderson’s BOOGIE NIGHTS

Boogie Nights [1997] 1. “What’s your look?” “Chocolate love.” 2. He cuts a slice of wedding cake for himself, only the slice is slightly too large for the plate. He trims it with his mouth. 3. “We’re about to make … Continue reading

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