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September 20, 2012

My Week With PT Anderson, Day Four: Punch-Drunk Love

With Boogie Nights and Magnolia, Paul Thomas Anderson pushed the limits of modern cinema's size and scope, using massive ensemble casts to explore weighty themes with extended running times -- so it was perhaps only natural that for his fourth film, he decided to scale things down. The result, 2002's Punch-Drunk Love, weighed in at a slender 95 minutes -- and with Adam Sandler in the lead, even gave the appearance of a mainstream romantic comedy.More…

June 16, 2010

Five Favorite Films With Toy Story 3 Director Lee Unkrich

One of Pixar's core creative team, Lee Unkrich joined the studio as an editor in 1994 where he cut 'Toy Story' and 'A Bug's Life' before moving on to co-direct 'Toy Story 2', 'Monsters, Inc.' and 'Finding Nemo'... not a bad track record, to put it mildly. With this week's superb 'Toy Story 3', Unkrich has created what may be his best work for Pixar yet -- a rich, layered sequel that extends the characters and adventures from its beloved predecessors and yet manages to feel like an essential third chapter in a unified story. We caught up with the director ahead of the film's release and asked him to name his five favorite films, which proved to be an interesting -- and revealing -- list. "This is always such a tricky one," Unkrich says. "I'm trying to go with different filmmakers and not repeat anybody."More…

April 2, 2009

Five Favourite Films with Bill Nighy

There can be few actors better suited to starring in a film about the golden age of British rock and roll than Bill Nighy. No wonder, then, that he's front and centre as part of the ensemble cast of Richard Curtis' latest comedy, The Boat that Rocked. RT catches up with Nighy the day after the world premiere of The Boat that Rocked and he's remembering a late night that involved hanging out with one of his heroes, Paul McCartney. His passion for music is evident is pretty-much any interview he gives, and as he chooses his five favourite films it's incredibly obvious that a killer soundtrack has a big impact...More…

September 6, 2007

RT Exclusive: Pics From There Will Be Blood

Attention P.T. Anderson fans -- your wait is almost over! After a five year break, P.T. Anderson is back, and this time he's teaming up with the unparalleled Daniel Day-Lewis in There Will Be Blood. And RT is giving you a first look with our two exclusive pictures. Judging from these, it looks like There Will Be Blood will have beautiful cinematography and plenty of interaction between a father and son in pursuit of the American dream.More…

June 22, 2006

Critical Consensus: "Click" Doesn't, Ahem, Click; "Waist" Isn't Deep Enough

This week at the movies, we've got a magical remote control ("Click") and a father who's trying to rescue his son ("Waist Deep"). Will the critics dig "Deep?" Will they pick "Click?"More…

March 29, 2005

Who's Got the Scoop on P.T. Anderson's Next Project?

PTAnderson.com, repository of all things PTA-related, brings us the early word on the celebrated filmmaker's next potential project: 'Paul never ceases to surprise us & it seems his next film will most likely be......."Oil!" "Oil!" is (a) 1927 novel by Upton Sinclair that PTA has adapted. This would be his first film not based on (one) of his own original screenplays. It's a tale of of scandal, intrigue and politics.'More…