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Movie: Punch-Drunk Love

A psychologically troubled novelty supplier is nudged towards a romance with an English woman, all the while being extorted by a phone-sex line run by a crooked mattress salesman, and purchasing stunning amounts of pudding. [more inside]
posted by Carillon on Mar 4, 2019 - 11 comments

Movie: There Will Be Blood

Daniel Plainview is an oil-man. He's traveled across half our state to be here and to see about this land. If he says he is an oil-man you will agree, and as an oil-man he hopes you will forgive his good old fashioned plain speaking. He is a family man, and his business is a family enterprise. Few oil-men understand that special bond. [more inside]
posted by fleacircus on May 20, 2018 - 19 comments

Movie: Boogie Nights

The story of a young man's adventures in the Californian pornography industry of the late 1970s and early 1980s. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 23, 2018 - 12 comments

Movie: Phantom Thread

A 1950s period piece exploring the relationship triangle between couture dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock (Daniel Day-Lewis), his sister and business partner Cyril (Lesley Manville), and Alma (Vicky Krieps), the woman Woodcock invites into his home to be his latest muse and model.
posted by Going To Maine on Jan 16, 2018 - 37 comments

Movie: Hard Eight

In P.T. Anderson's directorial debut, professional gambler Sydney teaches John the tricks of the trade. John does well until he falls for cocktail waitress Clementine. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 25, 2016 - 1 comment

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