Paul Thomas Anderson

93 – Phantom Thread, Lady Bird, I, Tonya, Mudbound, Professor Marston and the Wonder Women, The Eyes of My Mother, Marjorie Prime

93 – Phantom Thread, Lady Bird, I, Tonya, Mudbound, Professor Marston and the Wonder Women, The Eyes of My Mother, Marjorie Prime

Oscars abound in this episode as we tick off two Best Picture hopefuls and some surprise nominees. Starting off with Paul Thomas Anderson’s latest, Phantom Thread, we then move in to Greta Gerwig’s Best Picture AND Best Director nominated Lady Bird. Producer and actress Margot Robbie stuns as Tonya Harding in I, Tonya. Director Dee Rees impresses with the powerful Netflix drama Mudboun...[Read More]

Phantom Thread Review

Phantom Thread Review

Born from a fever dream, Phantom Thread is the story of a dressmaker falling in love with a waitress. Fairly basic stuff really. It’s also a Paul Thomas Anderson film. And it’s also set in the 1950’s. And it also stars Daniel Day Lewis. And a few relatively unknown actors. And it’s set in England as well. It’s deceptively simple on paper, but just like the hidden memories sewn into the divine dres...[Read More]

27 – Inherent Vice, Kingsman, Get Hard, Top Five, Gameloading: Rise of the Indies, Vertigo

27 – Inherent Vice, Kingsman, Get Hard, Top Five, Gameloading: Rise of the Indies, Vertigo

We’re back with some highs and some pretty bad lows this week with Paul Thomas Anderson’s latest, Inherent Vice. Chris Rock’s Top Five gets compared to Birdman – twice. Get Hard hardly gets a pass from us. Gameloading – Rise of the Indies is discussed here too. Bernadette takes a quick look at Kingsman, Blackfish and another film which escapes me as I write this blurb...[Read More]