Paul Thomas Anderson

Win the Licorice Pizza soundtrack on double vinyl

January 28, 2022

Thanks to Universal Pictures, The AU Review has a copy of the Licorice Pizza soundtrack on vinyl to giveaway to one of our lucky readers. Currently playing in Australian cinemas (you can read our glowing review here), Licorice Pizza, written and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, tracks the treacherous navigation of first love in the […]

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Film Review: Licorice Pizza is joyously subversive look on nostalgia; led by a star-making performance by Alana Haim

December 27, 2021

Set in 1973 San Fernando Valley, California. Licorice Pizza tells the story of Gary Valentine (Cooper Hoffman), a TV show actor and high schooler who is smitten with the school photographer/volunteer Alana Kane (Alana Haim). The two are aware of the elephant in the room in terms of them being together; being the vast 10-year […]

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Film Review: Phantom Thread (USA, 2017) is a romantic comedy disguised as a period drama

February 2, 2018

I must be a really bad film critic since I have realised another error of my ways. After other mistakes, like never seeing a Agnes Varda film before until Faces Places, here’s another I must confess and rectify: I have never seen any of the works of Daniel Day-Lewis. Considered to be the best actor […]

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Daniel Day-Lewis and Paul Thomas Anderson reunite as production begins on new film

February 2, 2017

Ten years after Daniel Day-Lewis‘ Oscar-winning performance in There Will Be Blood, a creative reunion with writer and director Paul Thomas Anderson¬†(Boogie Nights, Punch-Drunk Love) has begun production in the UK. The currently untitled film will take place in London’s fashion world during the 1950s, and “illuminates the life behind the curtain of an uncompromising […]

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