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Paul Thomas Anderson doesn't really care for this horrible photo of him and Maya Rudolph

Whether it's one of our dumb tweets or an embarrassing Vine, it's safe to assume we all want at least one thing scrubbed away from the internet …

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The ‘Phantom Thread’ Score Is Like Its Own Coming-of-Age Story

Wow wild how Jonny Greenwood put out the album of the year in January and it's a no-vocals orchestral soundtrack.<p><i>This is a regular column where I'll mostly be writing about new music—not all the time—and feelings and how they both scrape an extra layer of enjoyment onto this whole existing thing.</i> …

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'Portlandia' Final Season: We Put a Bird on the Show's 15 Best Sketches

From beet emergencies to artisanal knots, Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein return for Season 8 on Jan. 18

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Paul Thomas Anderson's AMA: His film of the year, thoughts on Daniel Day-Lewis retirement and other things we learned

Paul Thomas Anderson took part in an 'Ask Me Anything' on Twitter last night through the official account of his new film, <i>Phantom Thread</i>.<p>Over the …

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Paul Thomas Anderson Interested In Making Teen Titans Movie

Acclaimed director Paul Thomas Anderson has expressed interest in making a <b>Teen Titans</b> movie. Best known for his collaborations with top-level talent …

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Haim Announce North American Tour

Haim have announced a spring tour with dates across North America. Kicking off in Portland, Oregon on April 3, the “Sister Sister Sister” tour …

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Review: Jonny Greenwood’s Phantom Thread Soundtrack Is His Greatest Film Score Yet

There is music throughout much of Paul Thomas Anderson’s latest puzzling masterpiece <i>Phantom Thread</i>, which tells the story of a torrid and …

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And Now, The 15 Best Responses From PT Anderson’s Twitter Q&A

Today, <i>Phantom Thread</i> director Paul Thomas Anderson hopped onto that film's Twitter feed to hold a no-holds-barred Q&A with the masses. You never …

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Watch: Paul Thomas Anderson, Production Assistant, 1992

Paul Thomas Anderson held a Reddit AMA today, where the subject of a video from 1992 came up. In the video, Anderson wanders the set of the Robert …

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Paul Thomas Anderson Shares His Favorite David Foster Wallace Memory

Here are five things we learned from the director's Reddit AMA.<p>In the early '90s, before <i>Infinite Jest</i> and before <i>Boogie Nights</i>, David Foster Wallace taught a young student named Paul Thomas Anderson in an English class at Emerson College.<p>"David Foster Wallace, who was a great writer who was not …

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If There Was an Oscar for Best Food Scene, 'Phantom Thread' Would Win

After seeing <i>Phantom Thread,</i> you’ll either be craving mushrooms—or you’ll never want to eat them again. But no, it’s not a movie about food, exactly. This is the Paul Thomas Anderson movie you may have heard about because everyone adds, “Daniel Day-Lewis’s last movie before he retires” to their plot …

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Best Cinematography Oscar: Despite guild snubs, don’t count out Janusz Kaminski (‘The Post’), Edward Lachman (‘Wonderstruck’), Vittorio Storaro (‘Wonder Wheel’), or other favorites

This year, the American Society of Cinematographers nominated <b>Roger Deakins</b> (“Blade Runner 2049”), <b>Bruno Delbonnel</b> (“Darkest Hour”), <b>Hoyte Van Hoytema</b> …

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Phantom Thread’s Vicky Krieps on E-mails, Mushrooms, and Working with Daniel Day-Lewis

“You know when you’re with your partner, and something really small happens, and it’s really nothing. Something like, “Oh, why didn’t you wait for …

Vicky Krieps

The Stories Behind 4 Gorgeous Looks From 'Phantom Thread'

Reynolds Woodcock, the fussy 1950s London couturier played by Daniel Day-Lewis in “Phantom Thread,” is ostensibly the star figure of Paul Thomas Anderson’s latest movie. Yet, throughout the film, Woodcock is gloriously upstaged by a variety of supporting characters: namely, the elegant dresses of …

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Paul Thomas Anderson and Daniel Day-Lewis Weave a Dark, Spellbinding Love Story in Phantom Thread

<i>Phantom Thread</i> is about style as a constraint, and a means of consecrating one's misery. But it's also funny. by Sean Nelson"Genius," wrote …

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‘Phantom Thread’: A sensuous story about the male gaze, and a muse who subverts it

Daniel Day-Lewis resembles an Easter Island sculpture crossed with a handsomely groomed Adonis in “Phantom Thread,” Paul Thomas Anderson’s ode to …

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How Seriously Daniel Day Lewis Embraced His Role in Phantom Thread

<i>Vanity Fair</i> has a nice article this week on how Daniel Day Lewis trained for his role in the new film Phantom Thread. Day-Lewis, who has always been …

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6 Delightful Moments From Paul Thomas Anderson’s Twitter Q&A

Paul Thomas Anderson is online. The <i>Phantom Thread</i> director did a Twitter Q&A Wednesday afternoon to promote his new, dark romance. Anderson has …

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‘Phantom Thread’ Editor on How He Knows ‘Actors Better Than Anybody’

Reuniting with Paul Thomas Anderson for “Phantom Thread,” editor Dylan Tichenor helps make the whole film hypnotizing.<p><b>‘Phantom Thread’ succeeds</b> …

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Paul Thomas Anderson Admits He’s Most Proud of ‘The Master’ and Wants Emmanuel Lubezki to Shoot One of His Films

A collaboration between Anderson and Lubezki could very well destroy the cinephile spacetime continuum.<p>Paul Thomas Anderson has been making the press …

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'Star Wars' nitpickers, Picasso naysayers: When audiences fail artists

About midway through Paul Thomas Anderson’s “Phantom Thread,” every member of the audience who ever failed a work of art — in other words, all of us — should sit up straight and take notice: An English fashion designer played by Daniel Day-Lewis has made an opulent emerald dress for a rich patron …

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12 best-dressed men of the week

Every week the world's best-dressed men get photographed looking superb while going about their daily lives, but what can us mere mortals learn about …

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Paul Thomas Anderson Reveals His Favorite PTA Movie

With Paul Thomas Anderson’s magnificent new film <i>Phantom Thread</i> expanding to wide release around the country, the filmmaker is doing his best to drum …

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I’m Paul Thomas Anderson, writer and director of PHANTOM THREAD, AMA!

I’m Paul Thomas Anderson, writer and director of PHANTOM THREAD, which opens nationwide this Friday. The film stars Daniel Day-Lewis, Lesley …

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Your Weekly Movie To-Do List: Tommy Wiseau in Person and a Wajda Celebration

Los Angeles Filmforum's momentous screening series <b>Ism, Ism, Ism: Experimental Cinema in Latin America</b> celebrates the accomplishments from that region …

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Watch soap bubbles freeze before your eyes

Related Articles • Snow emergencies declared in St. Paul and Minneapolis <br>• Brace yourselves for snow and cold today, and give thanks Monday is a holiday …

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‘Phantom Thread’ Giveaway: Enter to Win a Prize Pack for Paul Thomas Anderson’s New Film

Enter for a chance to win a prize pack for Paul Thomas Anderson's new film, including the film's score, a tote bag and special coffee table book.<p>Paul …

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Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood Might Finally Get the Oscar He Deserves

The composer discusses his masterful score for Paul Thomas Anderson's Phantom Thread.<p>Paul Thomas Anderson and Jonny Greenwood were at an event for their 2015 collaboration <i>Junun</i> when the Radiohead guitarist made an off-handed comment about Beau Brummell.<p>“We were talking about male grooming, so I …

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Amy Adams May Actually Reprise Her Princess Role in an Enchanted Sequel

Sometimes it's hard to pinpoint when one goes from mere actor to major star, but that's not the case with Amy Adams. She had her critical breakthrough with 2005's indie hit <i>Junebug</i>, but shot to the A-List in 2007 with Disney's <i>Enchanted</i>. She hasn't come down since. She's scored five Oscar …

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Need to figure skate? Sew a gown? When actors need a skill for a film, they call in the pros

Acting isn't just about reading lines and hitting your marks: Performers have to become instant experts in whatever their characters do best, and those specialized talents shift with every film. So, in order for the actors to become proficient in a new skill, studios call in outside help. Here are …

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