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The 12 Best Film Composers Of All Time

There's more to a film score than an opening theme, though many of the more recognizable composers got to where they are by writing the theme to a beloved franchise. Film scores set the mood. They create an environment. As far as post-production goes, music is as important as editing when it comes to tone and pacing. Sometime you don't even notice the score in the background of a film, and that's powerful too. There's a reason that a lot of people like listening to film scores while working. It'...
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All 8 Paul Thomas Anderson Feature Films Ranked Worst To Best

Paul Thomas Anderson is one of the most significant filmmakers of his generation, a director whose name alone is enough to generate anticipation for one of his films. Anderson's movies are characterized by methodical pacing, alienated characters, and striking imagery, and yet he's never been bound to just one genre, tone, or location. His films range from uproariously funny to crushingly emotional. Often, they manage to be both at the same time.Anderson's newest film, "Soggy Bottom," is a '70s c...
Tags: Movies, Julianne Moore, Sydney, Watson, Paul Thomas Anderson, Josh Brolin, Phillip Seymour Hoffman, John, Las Vegas, Amy Adams, Tom Cruise, Barry, Boogie Nights, Joaquin Phoenix, Samuel L Jackson, Hall

Adam Sandler's 14 Best Roles Ranked

Adam Sandler has had a fascinating career. Beginning with his star-making role as a cast member on "Saturday Night Live," Sandler's early time in the spotlight was defined by baby talk, sing-songy jokes, and goofy yelling. Early on, Sandler primarily played overgrown and over-privileged man babies with hair-trigger tempers. Many of those performances are very, very funny, but they don't come with a particularly large amount of depth.However, as Sandler has grown as an actor (particularly after l...
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The 11 Greatest Paul Thomas Anderson Scenes

Paul Thomas Anderson came out of the '90s indie film boom, which also popularized directors like David O. Russell, Cameron Crowe, the Coen brothers, Gus Van Sant, Quentin Tarantino, Alexander Payne and more. Anderson has always moved at his own pace, with five year gaps between some of his films, andworks on his own terms. He has an ensemble of actors that he has worked with multiple times, including the late Philip Seymour Hoffman, John C. Reilly, Philip Baker Hall, William H. Macy, and Juliann...
Tags: Movies, Julianne Moore, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Sydney, Oscar, Broadway, Paul Thomas Anderson, Josh Brolin, John, Bill, Amy Adams, Eddie, Lapd, Barry, Joaquin Phoenix, Hall

What’s Up With Paul Thomas Anderson’s New Movie? Even The Studio Doesn’t Seem To Know

MGM made some surprising comments about Paul Thomas Anderson's new movie today at CinemaCon.
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Upcoming Netflix Original Movies You Need To Know About

In less than a decade, Netflix has transformed from a digital alternative to Blockbuster into one of the most ambitious studios in Hollywood. After Cary Joji Fukunaga's critically acclaimed war epic "Beasts of No Nation" made a splash at award shows in 2015, Netflix has only increased its output of original films. In 2021 alone, Netflix will distribute well over 100 new films alongside their lineup of exclusive shows and docuseries.What makes Netflix such a novelty is that it has entered virtual...
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Nicole Ari Parker to join Sex and the City reboot in place of Kim Cattrall

Boogie Nights star reportedly cast as Carrie Bradshaw’s best friend in HBO Max series And Just Like That …Nicole Ari Parker has been billed to replace Kim Cattrall in the Sex and the City reboot, following the backlash that accompanied the news that the era-defining show’s most iconic character was done with the series.Ari Parker, known for starring in the acclaimed series Empire as well as Paul Thomas Anderson’s Boogie Nights, will reportedly replace Cattrall as the fourth member of the New Yor...
Tags: Hbo, New York, Television, World news, US news, Culture, Television & radio, Paul Thomas Anderson, Nicole Ari Parker, Carrie Bradshaw, Kim Cattrall, Cattrall, Ari Parker, Lisa Todd Wexley

A Journal for Jordan Teaser: Denzel Washington Directs Michael B. Jordan in Biopic Drama

Sony Pictures has released the teaser trailer for acclaimed actor-director Denzel Washington’s upcoming drama film, A Journal for Jordan, starring Michael B. Jordan. The video highlights a once-in-a-lifetime love as a father recounts his love story to his son in a journal he wrote while in service at Iraq. The film is currently slated for a limited release in select New York and Los Angeles theaters on December 10. It will then be followed by a wide theatrical release on December 22, just in tim...
Tags: Video, New York, Movies, Drama, Iraq, Los Angeles, New York Times, Paul Thomas Anderson, Jordan, Sony Pictures, King, Journal, Michael B Jordan, Grey, Denzel Washington, Stallone

Joshua Meyer’s Favorite Movies of All Time

It’s a privilege to address /Film’s readers as a duly deputized member of the site’s full-time writing staff. I now carry a badge and a gun named Gladys and a smile in my heart. If you’re a regular visitor to the site, chances are, you may have already read something I wrote in the last four years. However, for the benefit of those who don’t know me, I’ll introduce myself here. My name is Josh”ua” Meyer (Josh or Joshua are okay, but never Veronica) and I’ve been a regular contributor to /Film s...
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‘Uncut Gems’ Coming to the Criterion Collection in October

This is how you win. Uncut Gems, the anxiety-inducing Adam Sandler flick from the Safdie Brothers, is headed to the Criterion Collection. And before you start shouting about how an Adam Sandler movie is now part of the esteemed Criterion Collection, I must remind you that’s nothing new. Sandler’s Paul Thomas Anderson movie Punch-Drunk Love is also part of the collection. This is, however, the first film from indie darlings A24 to join Criterion. Howard Ratner may be gone, but his legend live...
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Robert Downey Sr., Pioneering Underground Filmmaker and Father to Robert Downey Jr., Dead at 85

Celebrated filmmaker and actor Robert Downey Sr. has died at 85 years old. According to The New York Daily News Downey, who has been battling Parkinson’s disease, died early Wednesday morning. He passed away in his sleep, at his home in New York City. Downey is best known as the director behind the iconic underground satire, Putney Swope, a much-celebrated anti-establishment film. Downey also worked as an actor, cinematographer, and screenwriter, in addition to working on television, includi...
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Upcoming Bradley Cooper Movies: What's Ahead For The Actor And Director

Here's what the eight-time Oscar nominee is working on next, including Guillermo Del Toro's Nightmare Alley, the newest Paul Thomas Anderson movie, and more!
Tags: Religion, Bradley Cooper, Guillermo Del Toro, Paul Thomas Anderson

‘Beckett’ Trailer: John David Washington Goes to Greece and Has a Bad Time in New Netflix Thriller

I’m a simple man. You tell me Vicky Krieps has a major part in a new movie, and I will absolutely make sure that I watch that movie. It’s as straightforward as that. Hot off her role in M. Night Shyamalan’s upcoming horror/thriller Old and after her performance in Paul Thomas Anderson’s masterful Phantom Thread, Krieps is literally the only person who matters who’ll be starring in the soon-to-be-released Netflix movie, Beckett. Okay, okay, fine, we’re also plenty excited about John David Washin...
Tags: Movie Trailers, Netflix, Thriller, Alicia Vikander, Beckett, John David Washington, Vicky Krieps

The Best Movies & TV Shows Coming to Netflix July 2021

Here comes July, and with it, a whole new bunch of stuff on Netflix. And while you could probably spend hours scrolling around to figure out what the new titles are, we’ve gone ahead and listed them all for you below, free of charge. You might even say we’re heroes. So here’s what’s new on Netflix July 2021, and what you should go out of your way to watch. Boogie Nights Boogie Nights isn’t Paul Thomas Anderson‘s first movie, but it is the film that made people sit up and take notice. The ...
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Amazon Buys MGM Studios for $9 Billion

It’s official folks—Jeff Bezos now owns James Bond. After murmurs earlier this week, Amazon announced today that it had acquired MGM in an $8.45 billion deal that will bolster the e-commerce giant’s Hollywood ambitions.Read more...
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Amazon Buying MGM Studios for $9 Billion

It’s official folks—Jeff Bezos will now own James Bond (pending regulatory approval lol). After murmurs earlier this week, Amazon announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire MGM in an $8.45 billion deal that will bolster the e-commerce giant’s Hollywood ambitions.Read more...
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The Jigsaw Legacy: How the ‘Saw’ Franchise Defined Horror in the ’00s and Laid the Groundwork for Blockbuster Careers

The Saw franchise is back, with the marquee names of Chris Rock and Samuel L. Jackson injecting some new life into it.   After a one-year coronavirus delay, Spiral: From the Book of Saw is finally bound for theaters this Friday. There was a time in the 2000s when every October brought another bloody Saw flick; Spiral is the first film to break the series tradition of releasing right before Halloween. The Jigsaw Killer has never been a critical darling and casual viewers may not have kept up wit...
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25 Years Ago, ‘Mission: Impossible’ Kickstarted the Second Phase of Tom Cruise’s Astonishing Career

(Welcome to Man on a Mission, a monthly series where we revisit the films of the Mission: Impossible franchise as we sprint toward the release of the seventh film in the franchise.) There are two phases to the career of Thomas Cruise Mapother IV. In the first phase of his career, Tom Cruise worked with exciting and distinctive auteurist directors, often being pushed to deliver daring and adventurous work. Not every film Cruise made in this phase was a creative success, but working with filmmak...
Tags: Movies, Features, Cruise, Prague, James Bond, Tommy Lee Jones, Paul Thomas Anderson, Mission, Cia, Mars, North America, Tom Cruise, London Underground, Paramount Pictures, Alfred Hitchcock, Imf

Oscars 2022: who might triumph at next year’s ceremony?

After a year of delays, the next 12 months offers a wealth of big, awards-aiming movies from intimate dramas to historical epicsIt’s not often that the word unusual gets attached to the Oscars, one of the most staid and predictable nights of the year, as sober as the Golden Globes is drunk. But after an unusual year, the awards season followed suit, extended by two months, films dropping in and out of the race and some that might otherwise have been ignored instead taking centre stage. Related:...
Tags: Film, Culture, Awards and prizes, Richard Jenkins, Sandra Bullock, Paul Thomas Anderson, Oscars, Kristen Stewart, Oscar Isaac, Adam Driver, Denzel Washington, Jane Campion, Academy Continue

The Best Movies Leaving HBO Max in May 2021

May is just around the corner, which means a slew of movies are set to leave HBO Max to make room for the new. From All About My Mother to All the President’s Men, there are handful of classics that are due to leave the streaming service, which means you have a limited time to watch them before they vanish into the ether forever (just kidding, they’ll probably make their way onto another platform soon). Still, can’t hurt to be sure. Here are the best movies leaving HBO Max in May 2021. All...
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Denzel Washington’s A Journal For Jordan Pic Sets Release Date

Denzel Washington’s A Journal For Jordan pic sets release date Sony Pictures has finally announced the release date for Oscar-winning actor-director Denzel Washington’s upcoming drama film titled A Journal for Jordan, based on Dana Canedy’s best-selling 2018 memoir of the same name. Starring Michael B. Jordan, the film is scheduled to arrive in New York and Los Angeles theaters on December 10, 2021, followed by a wide release on December 22, 2021. The wide release date will see the film going...
Tags: New York, Downton Abbey, Movies, Drama, Washington, Iraq, Los Angeles, Oscar, Paul Thomas Anderson, Jordan, Sony Pictures, Michael B Jordan, Universal Pictures, Grey, Denzel Washington, Stallone

Paul Thomas Anderson’s Latest Will Open In the Middle of Oscar Season

Photo by Wilson Webb – © 2013 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Paul Thomas Anderson’s latest feature film will open in the middle of Oscar season Per IndieWire, United Artists has given acclaimed director Paul Thomas Anderson’s yet-to-be-titled ninth feature film a limited release on November 26, allowing the pic to compete in the 2021-2022 Oscar season. A nationwide expansion will follow on December 25. MORE: Despite Being Done, James Gunn Won’t Release The Suicide Squad Early For A Good Re...
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Paul Thomas Anderson’s New Film Set for Holiday 2021 Release

Paul Thomas Anderson’s untitled film has been set for a holiday 2021 rollout from United Artists Releasing (UAR). The movie, Anderson’s latest directorial effort after 2017’s “Phantom Thread,” will open in limited release on Nov. 26 (Thanksgiving weekend) and expand nationwide on Christmas Day. The film’s ensemble cast includes Bradley Cooper, Benny Safdie, Alana Haim […]
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New Paul Thomas Anderson Movie Wide Release Date Set For December

Here’s an early peek at your Christmas present: Paul Thomas Anderson‘s new movie, which may or may not be called Soggy Bottom, has set its wide release date for December 2021. We don’t know a whole lot about the film just yet, but we do know it follows a high school student becoming an actor in the 1970s. The cast includes Bradley Cooper, Benny Safdie, Alana Haim (of the band Haim), and Cooper Hoffman, son of the late, great Philip Seymour Hoffman, who frequently collaborated with Anderson. ...
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The Decay of Cinema: Susan Sontag, Martin Scorsese & Their Lamentations on the Decline of Cinema Explored in a New Video Essay

This deep into the coronavirus pandemic, how many cinephiles haven’t yet got word of the bankruptcy or shuttering of a favorite movie theater? Though the coronavirus hasn’t quite killed filmgoing dead — at least not everywhere in the world — the culture of cinema itself had been showing signs of ill health long before any of us had heard the words “social distancing.” The previous plague, in the view of Martin Scorsese, was the Hollywood superhero-franchise blockbuster. “That’s not cinem...
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Focus Features Acquires Lesley Manville-Led Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris

Focus Features acquires Lesley Manville-led Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris Having previously worked with the studio for her Oscar-nominated turn in Paul Thomas Anderson’s Phantom Thread, Lesley Manville and Focus Features are reuniting as the studio has acquired the worldwide rights to her new drama Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris. RELATED: Focus Features Sets July Release for Matt Damon-Led Stillwater Based on Paul Gallico’s novella of the same name and in partnership with the House of Dior, the sto...
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The Best Movies & TV Shows Coming to Netflix in April 2021

March is slowly ticking towards its end, which means it will be time for April. Here’s hoping the month will bring with it spring weather and new possibilities. And if it doesn’t bring either of those, it will at least bring new movies to Netflix. So here are the best TV shows and movies coming to Netflix in April 2021. The Master Paul Thomas Anderson has yet to make a bad movie (yes, I mean that, don’t @ me), but The Master is one of his best. Based in part on the story of Scientology fo...
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‘The Whale’: ‘Watchmen’ and ‘Homecoming’ Actress Hong Chau Cast in Darren Aronofsky’s Next Film

Hong Chau is about to star in a whale of a movie. The actress, who recently appeared in the Amazon drama series Homecoming and HBO’s highly acclaimed limited series Watchmen, is the latest performer to join The Whale cast for director Darren Aronofsky. This will be his first film since 2017’s divisive mother! – which, for the record, is fantastic. Brendan Fraser (The Mummy) is already on board to play the male lead, and a new report says Chau is now on board as the female lead. That report also...
Tags: Amazon, Hbo, Hollywood, Movies, Drama, Casting, Netflix, Adaptation, Paul Thomas Anderson, Darren-Aronofsky, A24, The Whale, Steven Spielberg, Morton, Max, Fraser

Jesse Plemons: 'I enjoy going down rabbit holes'

The actor who rose to fame as ‘Meth Damon’ on Breaking Bad has fast become Hollywood’s favourite new character actor. He talks about his ‘sick enjoyment’ of pressure, his fiancee, Kirsten Dunst, and his latest role, as an FBI officer hunting the Black PanthersJesse Plemons has a square, pink face, the unassuming air of a neighbourhood handyman and a tendency to sigh as he speaks, so it sounds as if he is hoisting each sentence up on to a high shelf. At 32, he has already starred in two Spielberg...
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