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Re: Paul Thomas Anderson

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Re: Paul Thomas Anderson

#104 Post by DavyGallagher » Wed May 01, 2019 7:23 pm

Good. I like DiCaprio well enough but you can always see him acting. And he was so very smug in the lead up to his Oscar win.

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Re: Paul Thomas Anderson

#105 Post by flyonthewall2983 » Wed May 01, 2019 7:38 pm

Has PTA ever spoken about his decision to shoot in the less wider aspect ratios?

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Re: Paul Thomas Anderson

#107 Post by somnambulating » Sun Jul 07, 2019 2:21 am

I detect T.S. Eliot at first, then you have some Camus / Sisiphus, by which time you end up in Prague (name your author). Was ANIMA's script the product of Yorke or Anderson?

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Re: Paul Thomas Anderson

#108 Post by Big Ben » Sun Jul 07, 2019 2:30 am

It doesn't say on Imdb who wrote it but I can't imagine it wasn't a collaborative effort between the two men.

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Re: Paul Thomas Anderson

#109 Post by HinkyDinkyTruesmith » Sun Jul 07, 2019 12:04 pm

flyonthewall2983 wrote:
Wed May 01, 2019 7:38 pm
Has PTA ever spoken about his decision to shoot in the less wider aspect ratios?
Not very eloquently but he did answer a question about it in his Reddit AMA, as well as in the Q&A after Inherent Vice at the NYFF, both of which amount to the same thing.
Paul Thomas Anderson Reddit AMA wrote:Nerd Questions! My Favorite! Well, the first time we shot spherical was on the Master...it seemed like a good fit, evoking the old 50s films like Vertigo and North By Northwest...large format films but in a boxy frame....it was a nice change from the earlier films....I wanna shoot scope again though...maybe next time...

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Re: Paul Thomas Anderson

#110 Post by brundlefly » Mon Jul 08, 2019 10:58 am

somnambulating wrote:
Sun Jul 07, 2019 2:21 am
I detect T.S. Eliot at first, then you have some Camus / Sisiphus, by which time you end up in Prague (name your author). Was ANIMA's script the product of Yorke or Anderson?
Had trouble thinking of its beginning as anything other than a nod at the cold open from the second episode of Fleabag. With a dash of "see something, say something."

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Re: Paul Thomas Anderson

#111 Post by Never Cursed » Thu Jul 11, 2019 6:27 pm

I never thought I'd see Thom Yorke of all people channel the energy of Barry Egan or even Jacques Tati, but Anima was just great stuff, up there with your Welcome Homes as one of the best musical shorts of the past few years, and a thousand times more expressive than any non-Damien-Chazelle directed musical in who-knows-how-long. I never thought of Anderson as a director who would be particularly attuned to the needs of a musical, and now I kinda want Anderson to be working on a feature-length one next. I think Tiffany Haddish can sing, is all I'm saying. Shame on the Academy if they forget about this by next March.

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