Soggy Bottom (Paul Thomas Anderson, 2021)

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Re: Untitled 1970s Film (Paul Thomas Anderson, 2021)

#26 Post by flyonthewall2983 » Sun Jul 19, 2020 4:46 pm

Not surprising since Michael De Luca, who was a bigwig at New Line and was instrumental in getting Boogie Nights made there, now runs MGM. Bless him for trying to (almost got the next Scorsese movie) and sometimes getting (they are putting out Ridley Scott's next movie) big original projects for a studio that's been a shell of it's former glory for a long time until recently.

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#27 Post by Jack Kubrick » Sun Jul 19, 2020 5:34 pm

Leaked news from one Twitter source on characters that have a lot of juice on the table, as the script features a director in the mantle of late career John Huston, a take no prisoners female agent, and a closest politician.

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#28 Post by mfunk9786 » Mon Aug 03, 2020 3:34 pm


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#29 Post by therewillbeblus » Mon Aug 03, 2020 3:43 pm

Glad this is moving forward, though I can’t help but wonder what Harrison Ford and PTA could do together

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#30 Post by mfunk9786 » Mon Aug 03, 2020 3:45 pm

Kind of crazy that Leonardo DiCaprio left this to do Nightmare Alley, then he left that project and was replaced by Bradley Cooper, now Cooper is just doing both

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#31 Post by Roscoe » Mon Aug 03, 2020 4:45 pm

One of the characters is a "closeted politician" -- I'm really hoping PTA doesn't trot out that tired old "pathetic queer in love with an out of his league muscular straight man" trope again.

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#32 Post by The Narrator Returns » Mon Aug 24, 2020 1:55 am

This has started shooting in Encino.

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#33 Post by Nasir007 » Mon Aug 24, 2020 1:16 pm

Roscoe wrote:
Mon Aug 03, 2020 4:45 pm
One of the characters is a "closeted politician" -- I'm really hoping PTA doesn't trot out that tired old "pathetic queer in love with an out of his league muscular straight man" trope again.
Again meaning? When did he use it before? (I haven't seen all his films.)

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#34 Post by knives » Mon Aug 24, 2020 1:17 pm

Magnolia with Macy's whole plot.

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#35 Post by domino harvey » Mon Aug 24, 2020 1:19 pm

And Philip Seymour Hoffman in Boogie Nights

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#36 Post by The Narrator Returns » Mon Aug 24, 2020 1:32 pm

If you want to get creative, that's also a possible subtext of the Hoffman-Phoenix relationship in The Master (maybe not so much "out of his league").


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#38 Post by therewillbeblus » Mon Aug 24, 2020 2:16 pm

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#39 Post by FrauBlucher » Mon Aug 24, 2020 2:53 pm

Any word on who the DP is?

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#40 Post by Roscoe » Mon Aug 24, 2020 3:01 pm

Nasir007 wrote:
Mon Aug 24, 2020 1:16 pm
Roscoe wrote:
Mon Aug 03, 2020 4:45 pm
One of the characters is a "closeted politician" -- I'm really hoping PTA doesn't trot out that tired old "pathetic queer in love with an out of his league muscular straight man" trope again.
Again meaning? When did he use it before? (I haven't seen all his films.)
Others have replied, so yeah. And it was most disheartening that PTA trotted that tired old trope out in two films in a row. We'll see.

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#41 Post by therewillbeblus » Mon Aug 24, 2020 3:05 pm

Yeah but that was also decades ago, and since then he's drawn more complex characterizations, so with that maturity comes hope for the same here (I still love both those films in question, however).
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Any word on who the DP is?
Not that I've seen, though the result last time was extraordinary so I wouldn't be surprised to see another uncredited multi-party collaborative job.

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#42 Post by The Narrator Returns » Mon Aug 24, 2020 7:27 pm

Judging by set photos (where you get to see a lot of Bradley Cooper in a rage while styled like a Bee Gee), one of the Haim sisters has a role in this.

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#43 Post by mfunk9786 » Mon Aug 24, 2020 10:20 pm

Let me go down as loving this working title.

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#44 Post by domino harvey » Mon Aug 24, 2020 11:00 pm

If it was set in DC I'd say it's a play on Foggy Bottom. But I guess it may just involve some wet butts... finally!

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#45 Post by Never Cursed » Mon Aug 24, 2020 11:10 pm

I was gonna say, that title makes me even more (home away from) homesick!

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#46 Post by swo17 » Tue Aug 25, 2020 1:03 am

domino harvey wrote:
Mon Aug 24, 2020 11:00 pm
If it was set in DC I'd say it's a play on Foggy Bottom. But I guess it may just involve some wet butts... finally!
I take it you haven't had to change many diapers in your day

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#47 Post by soundchaser » Tue Aug 25, 2020 1:20 am

Please, the bottoms were obviously wet by a volcano of jizz.

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Re: Untitled 1970s Film (Paul Thomas Anderson, 2021)

#48 Post by RitrovataBlue » Tue Aug 25, 2020 2:12 am

Roscoe wrote:
Mon Aug 24, 2020 3:01 pm
Nasir007 wrote:
Mon Aug 24, 2020 1:16 pm
Roscoe wrote:
Mon Aug 03, 2020 4:45 pm
One of the characters is a "closeted politician" -- I'm really hoping PTA doesn't trot out that tired old "pathetic queer in love with an out of his league muscular straight man" trope again.
Again meaning? When did he use it before? (I haven't seen all his films.)
Others have replied, so yeah. And it was most disheartening that PTA trotted that tired old trope out in two films in a row. We'll see.
I’m not sure the hunky bartender in Magnolia is supposed to be read as straight. I’ve always read him as being “kept” by Henry Gibson’s character. But then, it’s been quite a while since I’ve seen it.

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Re: Untitled 1970s Film (Paul Thomas Anderson, 2021)

#49 Post by Nasir007 » Tue Aug 25, 2020 10:27 am

I dunno if there are any fans of the great British baking show but that is where my mind immediately. I binged the entire series - all 10 seasons or show and the sheer number of times they say soggy bottom is crazy. If you played a drinking game with that word, you would be sloshed every episode.

So maybe PTA is a fan of the show!
Roscoe wrote:
Mon Aug 24, 2020 3:01 pm
Nasir007 wrote:
Mon Aug 24, 2020 1:16 pm
Roscoe wrote:
Mon Aug 03, 2020 4:45 pm
One of the characters is a "closeted politician" -- I'm really hoping PTA doesn't trot out that tired old "pathetic queer in love with an out of his league muscular straight man" trope again.
Again meaning? When did he use it before? (I haven't seen all his films.)
Others have replied, so yeah. And it was most disheartening that PTA trotted that tired old trope out in two films in a row. We'll see.
Thanks!

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#50 Post by The Narrator Returns » Tue Aug 25, 2020 3:13 pm

Twitter has already ascertained that Cooper appears to be playing a Jon Peters analogue in this. Peters certainly fits into PTA's recent focus on belligerent men in positions of power.

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