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Boogie Nights

Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson

With a script first developed in his teens and a story previously filmed as a short, Anderson delivered this wake-up

Hard Eight AKA Sydney

Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson

Anderson’s first feature announced a powerful new voice in American cinema at a time when Quentin Tarantino and the Coen

Inherent Vice

Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson

Adapting a Thomas Pynchon novel for the screen is a task at which none have succeeded before Anderson, who sculpts

Magnolia

Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson

Anderson’s third feature takes the theme of chance and applies it to the stories of a cadre of Angelinos on

Punch Drunk Love

Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson

With two sprawling, epic works preceding it, with this film Anderson sought to make a “Friday night film,” a short,

The Master

Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson

WWII veteran and consummate alcoholic Freddie Quell (Joaquin Phoenix), aimless and adrift following the end of the war and his

There Will Be Blood

Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson

Anderson’s features, while always sharpening their edges as they go, have never been hard-as-nails as this adaptation of Upton Sinclair’s