Phantom Thread

Here’s How Seriously Daniel-Day Lewis Took His Role in Phantom Thread

The famously method actor found himself working closely with the costume department while in character as Phantom Thread’s fastidious fashion designer Reynolds Woodcock.<p><b>Daniel Day-Lewis</b> has a reputation for inhabiting his film characters totally, in mind, body, and spirit. And for Reynolds …

Savile Row

Vicky Krieps Didn’t Meet the Real Daniel Day-Lewis Until After ‘Phantom Thread’

The actress costars with Day-Lewis in the Paul Thomas Anderson film.<p>When Vicky Krieps sent in her audition tape for “Phantom Thread,” she didn’t know …

Daniel Day-Lewis

Stars are clamoring to see Daniel Day-Lewis’ final film

Paul Thomas Anderson’s “Phantom Thread” — which star Daniel Day-Lewis says will be his last film — premiered this week in New York.<p>But even before …

Daniel Day-Lewis

The State of the 2018 Oscar Race

In the zigzagging march of awards season, the time between Thanksgiving and Christmas can be confounding to the layperson. While the public is dutifully awaiting holiday releases, a jumble of groups, each with its own arcane voting system, begins doling out awards—think of caucuses and …

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You Need to Watch 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' This Weekend

Well, you don't *NEED* to. Like, you won't die.<p><i>Looking for some stuff to catch up on this weekend? Whether it's TV, movies, books, or anything in between—VICE has you covered. Read on for our staff recommendations on what to take in during your downtime:</i><p><i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i><p>Look, what do you …

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'Call Me by Your Name,' 'The Florida Project' lead Justin Chang's 12 best films of 2017

A lot of walls came crashing down in the American movie industry this year, mostly for the better, though often in ways that made us feel a whole lot worse. The film world, like the greater world that it reflects, has changed irrevocably in the three months since the first wave of sexual-harassment …

Justin Chang

Why Disney’s Fox Deal Includes its Best Shot at Oscars

It’s Friday, my Christmas tree still isn’t up, and as with so many of my personal failures, I blame <b>Bob Iger</b> and <b>Rupert Murdoch.</b><p>Hello from Los Angeles, where we’re figuring out what the Disney-Fox mega-deal means for us, looking for the perfect Please-Don’t-Grope-Me gowns to wear to the Golden Globes …

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Pete Hammond’s Notes On The Season: Jeff Bezos Throws A ‘Big Sick’ Party And Praises ‘The Post’ ; Oscar And Tony Winners Pasek And Paul Are Truly The ‘Greatest Showmen’

<b>A column about conversations and events on the awards circuit.</b><p>On Monday after the Golden Globe nominations were announced the six-time nominated <i>The</i> …

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Kenneth Turan's best films of 2017 include 'The Shape of Water' and 'The Post'

The year grinding to a close was a paradoxical one for cinema. There was no lack of excellent films in all genres and from all corners of the world, with one notable exception: Hollywood USA.<p>Yes, the major studios that make up the nominal film capital of the world spent a lot of money and turned …

Yukon Territory

Phantom Thread

Phantom Thread<p><i>Melissa Anderson</i><p><i>Director Paul Thomas Anderson deranges the expected again, in<br>Daniel Day-Lewis’s final screen role.</i><p>Phantom Thread<i>,</i> …

Daniel Day-Lewis

Paul Thomas Anderson Talks Phantom Thread,' Daniel Day-Lewis & Borrowing Your Netflix Account

<b>Paul Thomas Anderson</b>’s career keeps evolving, changing and maturing. The days of high speed, <b>Martin Scorsese</b> and <b>Robert Altman</b>-indebted movies are long …

Filmmaking

The Best Movie Scenes and Moments of 2017

Our celebration of the best of 2017 rolls on to this list of the best scenes from the year in film. ScreenCrush editors Matt Singer, Britt Hayes, and …

Movies

Awards Season Prep: ‘The Florida Project’, ‘I, Tonya’ & More Contenders To Watch Before 2018

It’s almost time for awards season, which means you probably have a LOT of catching up to do. Here’s an intense list of films you MUST see before …

Entertainment

Gary Oldman got nicotine poisoning playing Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour

Gary Oldman is unrecognisable in new film <i>Darkest Hour</i>, a biopic in which the British actor plays Winston Churchill in a performance that's placed him …

Gary Oldman

The 30 best films of 2017

From Lady Bird to Logan Lucky, these are our highlights from what’s been a mast year for new movies. How many have you seen?<p>With 2017 drawing to a …

Filmmaking

Bridget Foley’s Diary: Behind the ‘Thread’

Costume designer Mark Bridges talks about the process of making "Phantom Thread."<p>Contrary to early-fashion industry scuttlebutt, Paul Thomas …

Savile Row

Best Movies of 2017: 'Lady Bird', 'The Big Sick,' and the other must-see big-screen offerings of the year

Our best movies of 2017.

Jordan Peele

'Dunkirk,' 'Call Me By Your Name' top AP's best 2017 films

Associated Press Film Writers Lindsey Bahr and Jake Coyle name their choices for the best films of 2017.<p>LINDSEY BAHR:<p>1. "Dunkirk": I'm not sure I've ever been so wholly transported by and viscerally engaged in a theatergoing experience as I was watching Christopher Nolan's masterpiece "Dunkirk," …

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‘Dunkirk’ screenplay: Why it deserves an Oscar nomination despite limited dialogue, just like ‘The Pianist’ & ‘The Artist’

“Dunkirk” has long been considered the Oscar frontrunner for Best Picture. It ticks a lot of the boxes you need to signal a top awards contender: a …

Award Shows

Director Joe Wright on Discovering Saoirse Ronan and Getting Gary Oldman to Become Churchill

“It’s amazing to discover that an actor like Gary is just as full of self-doubt and lacking in confidence as any other actor,” the British helmer says of his Darkest Hour star.<p>British filmmaker <b>Joe Wright’s</b> big debut was 2005’s <i>Pride & Prejudice.</i> The film was a well-reviewed, sumptuous delight that …

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Clothes Make The Characters In ‘Phantom Thread’ – Contenders Video

When it came to writing a drama thriller about a perfectionist fashion designer, filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson reached out to his longtime costume …

Daniel Day-Lewis

‘Phantom Thread’ Star Lesley Manville on Hollywood for Actresses Over 40: ‘It Is Getting Better’

The supporting standout of PTA's latest challenges Hollywood's notions of femininity, while also finding room to work under the filmmaker's unique …

Award Shows

'Shape of Water,' 'Dunkirk,' 'Blade Runner 2049' look to clean up in the crafts categories

The last two Oscar best picture winners — “Spotlight” and “Moonlight” — managed to win the academy’s top prize without taking any trophies in the crafts categories. Both movies did, however, pick up the key nomination for film editing, traditionally a signal of a picture’s overall strength.<p>This …

Movies

The Best Films of 2017 (According to E. Oliver Whitney)

From ‘Get Out’ to ‘Lady Bird,’ ScreenCrush’s Senior Editor names the 10 best films of the year. Continue reading…

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Can ‘The Post’ or ‘The Shape of Water’ break Oscars curse against December releases?

The Oscars ostensibly award the best movies of the year, but they usually end up honoring the best movies of the fall. That’s when studios tend to …

Entertainment

The 10 Best Movies of the Year (That You Can Stream Right Now)

You’d have to be a crazy person to catch all the Oscar-worthy movies still in theaters before the end of the year. <i>Phantom Thread. The Post. Lady</i> …

Terrence Malick

SAG Nominations: 16 Biggest Snubs and Surprises

This year’s Oscar race is still as undecided as a swing state voter. On Wednesday, the Screen Actors Guild nominations failed to offer much clarity. …

Award Shows

Oscars: Daniel Day-Lewis and Why Retirement Doesn't Always Equal a Nom

The 'Phantom Thread' star says it's his last film, but history shows that may not mean the Academy will necessarily hand the 60-year-old veteran (and …

Daniel Day-Lewis

Lesley Manville (‘Phantom Thread’) on unusual love story: ‘The world is a minefield of relationships’ [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO INTERVIEW]

“It’s just a wonderful, all-embracing film that takes you right into the nitty-gritty psyche of these three people and their nuances, their needs, …

Psychology

Love, Death, and Control: Paul Thomas Anderson on Making Phantom Thread

Paul Thomas Anderson came to fame as the bard of the San Fernando Valley, charting the sprawl just outside Los Angeles in his ensemble films <i>Boogie</i> …

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