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Directed Viewing: “There Will Be Blood” and Final Thoughts

Here we are, everybody. The final installment (for now) of the Paul Thomas Anderson season of Directed Viewing. If you haven’t been playing along, you can find the prior installments by clicking those handy links. And if you’re new to … Continue reading

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Directed Viewing: “Punch-Drunk Love” and Exceptions that Prove the Rule

This is Directed Viewing, the series that examines a given director’s entire filmography in chronological order. Why, you ask? Because auteur theory is fun! Also, it helps me fill in my cinematic gaps and allows you to come along for … Continue reading

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Directed Viewing: “Magnolia” and the Modern Epic

Welcome to Directed Viewing, the multi-part series examining the films of a given director. This is done, in part, to not only fill in my own cinematic gaps, but to try to form some sort of greater understanding of an … Continue reading

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Directed Viewing: “Boogie Nights” and the All-American Family

Welcome to Directed Viewing, the multi-part series examining the films of a given director. This is done, in part, to not only fill in my own cinematic gaps, but to try to form some sort of greater understanding of an … Continue reading

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Directed Viewing: Paul Thomas Anderson and “Hard Eight”

Welcome to the first season (we’re calling them seasons now?) of Directed Viewing for 2012. If you haven’t seen the previous season, Directed Viewing is a series of articles that takes a look at a particular filmmaker by watching their … Continue reading

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