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Paul Thomas Anderson

Director

“I'll rebel against powers and principalities, all the time. Always, I will.”

 

Biography

With his 1997 film Boogie Nights, then-27-year-old director Paul Thomas Anderson took his place on the list of Hollywood wunderkinds. Boogie Nights was hailed by one critic as the first great film about the ‘70s to come out since the ’70s. Anderson was born in Studio City, California, on January 1, 1970. After a brief stint as an English major at Emerson College and an even shorter stint at the New York University Film School, Anderson began his career as a production assistant on various TV movies, videos, and game shows in Los Angeles and New York. In 1992, he made his short Cigarettes & Coffee, and after it was screened at the 1993 Sundance Festival, he made his first full-length feature, Sydney — retitled Hard Eight, which despite its ’A’ festival recognition went unnoticed by the audiences. Later on Anderson did Boogie Nights, which received three Oscar and two Golden Globe nominations,and was widely hailed as one of the best films of the year, if not the decade. His next film… read more

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17May13

He's seriously doing Inherent Vice. Wow. I'm so excited I could piss.

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14May13

You are my king.

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20Apr13

WAH AVA MUBINYA OM ANDERSON UDAH DI GANTI SAMA YANG BARU, CIHUY~

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Masoud N

24Mar13

The Master!

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Make a Case for Paul Thomas Anderson

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P.T. Anderson's next film project announced

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P.T. Anderson's Best Film?

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Can Paul Thomas Anderson pull off a great musical film?

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Knuckle Sandwisch

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Paul Thomas Anderson?

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Straight-Laced or Frogs Falling/Altman-on-Meth

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