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    Watch: Paul Thomas Anderson Talks Porn Doc & 'Boogie Nights' Inspiration 'Exhausted: John C. Holmes, The Real Story'

    Direct influences have always factored heavily in Paul Thomas Anderson's work: the Robert Altman tag has dogged him until recently, while Upton Sinclair's “Oil!” and “Treasure of the Sierra Madre” provided the main groundwork for “There Will Be Blood.” Before that 2007 film though, the director's 19...

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    Watch: Intense Japanese Trailer For 'The Master' Sneaks In A Handjob

    While going down on Michelle Williams and the impressive structure of Michael Fassbender's dong made the MPAA all hot and NC-17 bothered about "Blue Valentine" and "Shame," it seems they are totally cool with handjobs. "Hyde Park On Hudson," "The Sessions" and "On The Road" all feature people gettin...

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    Watch: 10 Minute Study Of Paul Thomas Anderson's Use Of Steadicam Across 5 Films

    He’s made just six films over his career yet the works of Paul Thomas Anderson continue to be analyzed in numerous different ways by many people. Kevin B. Lee from Sight & Sound, in particular, has showcased remarkable perception when it comes to analyzing PTA’s visual style. He’s compiled videos of...

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    Watch: 20-Minute Reel Of Deleted Scenes From 'The Master'

    As you probably know by now, we've been following every twist and turn of Paul Thomas Anderson's "The Master" from its initial development, collapse at Universal and resurrection into the film that was released last year. And just as much has been written about what was left out of the movie as wha...

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    Discover The Cause: Digging Into The Details Of 'The Master' DVD Extras Including Deleted Scenes, 'Unguided Message' & More

    Few movies from last year generated discussion as extensively as "The Master," Paul Thomas Anderson's enigmatic epic about a man named Freddie (Joaquin Phoenix), who returns from World War II as a hooch-making jangle of nerves and falls under the spell of a charismatic cult leader called The Master ...

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    Producer Says ‘Inherent Vice' Hoping To Shoot In Spring 2013; PTA Says Certain Scripted Scenes For 'The Master' Were Never Shot

    Okay, so "The Master" may end up losing money for Harvey Weinstein and Megan Ellison, but it did earn it's fair share of acclaim, and three Oscar nominations for its lead trio of Joaquin Phoenix, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Amy Adams is nothing sneeze at either. And while one can sit ar...

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    Paul Thomas Anderson and Joaquin Phoenix May Reteam for 1969-Set Comedy 'Inherent Vice'

    Joaquin Phoenix is in talks to star in Paul Thomas Anderson's next film, "Inherent Vice." The duo's "The Master" topped many high-brow Best of 2012 lists, and Phoenix even got an Oscar nomination despite his disdain for campaigning and his opinion that awards are "total utter bullshit."

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    Watch: Paul Thomas Anderson's Pilot for 'The Jon Brion Show,' Featuring Elliott Smith

    "I tore up the floorboards at H.Q. the other day and came up with this little number on VHS. She holds up well." So reads the description for the video below from Al Rose Promotions, Paul Thomas Anderson's YouTube account. It's a slightly scatchy 2000 pilot for a VH1 series that wa...

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    Watch: 'The Jon Brion Show' Pilot Directed By Paul Thomas Anderson Featuring Elliott Smith & Brad Mehldau

    As fans of Paul Thomas Anderson already know, the early part of his career found him in fruitful collaboration with producer/musician/genius Jon Brion, who scored the director's first four films. And while Brion is very well regarded as a producer (working with Fiona Apple, Kanye West, Of Montre...

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    'The Master' Blu-ray To Feature 20 Minutes Of Deleted Scenes, John Huston's 'Let There Be Light,' New Short Film & More

    As Paul Thomas Anderson's latest "The Master" gears up for Oscar next month, with its leading trio of actors -- Philip Seymour Hoffman, Joaquin Phoenix and Amy Adams --  all nominated, fans and newcomers alike will get a chance to revisit the film all over again as it hits DVD and...

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