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VIDEO ESSAY: Steadicam Progress - the Career of Paul Thomas Anderson in Five Shots

With The Master winning the Best Cinematography award from the National Society of Film Critics over the weekend, here's a look at the evolution of Paul Thomas Anderson's approach to his films' camerawork over his first five features
  • By Kevin B. Lee
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  • January 7, 2013 12:47 PM
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The Venice International Film Festival reviews are in. Viva Italia!

EDITOR'S NOTE: Writer Tommaso Tocci is covering the Venice International Film Festival for Press Play this year and so we have created this landing page which collects all of those links together. Here they are.
  • By Tommaso Tocci
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  • September 7, 2012 10:36 AM
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VENICE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: Paul Thomas Anderson's THE MASTER

Long awaited at the Lido, after a prolonged game of cat-and-mouse between the Festival and Harvey Weinstein’s marketing machine, "The Master" has finally been shown.
  • By Tommaso Tocci
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  • September 1, 2012 4:04 PM
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VIDEO ESSAY: There Will Be Blood and Symmetry

Paul Thomas Anderson’s youthful panache and exploratory bent has yielded a small but forceful filmography.
  • By Matt Zurcher
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  • August 23, 2012 12:50 PM
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VIDEO ESSAY: 2001/The Dawn of Blood

Paul Thomas Anderson is a director who wears his cinematic influences on his sleeve.
  • By Nelson Carvajal
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  • April 4, 2012 8:36 AM
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