The Master (2012)

The Master (2012) – So looking across the wide range of American film-makers working today, it’s easy to single Paul Thomas Anderson as one of the geniuses. With a track record that includes Boogie Nights, Magnolia, Punch-Drunk Love, and There Will Be Blood (in addition to Hard Eight, which I have not seen yet but … Continue reading

Punch-Drunk Love (2002)

Punch-Drunk Love (2002) — Adam Sandler plays a socially dysfunctional man with occasional outbursts of anger who successfully courts a woman too attractive for him. When phrased that way, it sounds like most Adam Sandler movies. Indeed Punch-Drunk Love was written for Sandler, but the person doing the writing was Paul Thomas Anderson so this … Continue reading