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Paul Thomas Anderson / Re: Phantom Thread
« Last post by Reelist on Yesterday at 03:32:04 PM »
I guess it's no so much that you're getting a "clearer" image like with DCP, but the fact that the film is twice the size means it doesn't have to be blown up as much to fit the screen. So, you're kind of getting a denser image, if that makes any sense.
Paul Thomas Anderson / Re: Phantom Thread
« Last post by Drenk on Yesterday at 12:02:02 PM »
I have seen a 70mm print of IV. My sight isn't the best there is but it looked like regular 35mm. I don't see the point of making those.
Paul Thomas Anderson / Re: Phantom Thread
« Last post by Heisenberg on Yesterday at 11:53:29 AM »
Odd that there doesn't seem to be any 35mm showings anywhere. Also, it looks like those of us who don't live in NY or LA have to wait until at least January 12th to see it. Hopefully they will do some general advance screenings before the expansion like they did for Inherent Vice.
Paul Thomas Anderson / Re: Phantom Thread
« Last post by Something Spanish on Yesterday at 10:58:37 AM »
As if it isn't bad enough we have to wait till the 19th, we also have to settle for DCP projection while NY/LA flaunts 70MM prints.
This Year In Film / Re: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
« Last post by Something Spanish on Yesterday at 10:52:24 AM »
the coens don't deal with tragedy as steep as what's in this flick, so maybe it was McDormand's presence in a dark comedy that gave off those vibes. for whatever influence they did have (I guess I can see some in the way the script could poke fun at more simpleminded folk), it was all positive and worked for the story. i may have been too impacted by the emotional waves to feel slighted by some of the character stereotypes, because nothing about the flick felt manipulative when it could have easily gone in those directions. I'd chalk that up to the director. also thought the film spoke volumes about emotions like anger and grief, and didn't make anything easy for characters or audiences. after the high of watching it withered i was able to point a few flaws, but this is one of those films whose flaws I'd easily forgive due to the sheer power it possesses. some of the complaints i've read on places like twitter seemed valid, but i was too swept away during the experience to notice.

also, what hot button issue does it shoehorn? rape and murder? racism?
Paul Thomas Anderson / Re: Phantom Thread - Awards ticker
« Last post by jenkins on Yesterday at 12:50:32 AM »
Graham Fuller: 20 Best Movies of 2017

1. Phantom Thread – Paul Thomas Anderson

really i'm only interested in the lists of John Waters and Richard Brody. and here we go:

Richard Brody: 35 Best Movies of 2017

1. Get Out – Jordan Peele
2. A Quiet Passion – Terence Davies
3. Good Time – Ben Safdie and Joshua Safdie
4. A Ghost Story – David Lowery
5. Slack Bay – Bruno Dumont
6. Phantom Thread – Paul Thomas Anderson

he's a fan, just more a fan of A Ghost Story xx
Paul Thomas Anderson / Re: Phantom Thread
« Last post by ono on December 08, 2017, 10:26:44 PM »
Really bummed this doesn't go wide until January 19th.  At first I was wanting to see this on Christmas, but the realized that's only a limited release.  Ugh.

Not to mention, just a warning: it's probably best not to go into anything related to PTA anywhere on the Internet.  Even seemingly innocuous stuff.  I had one little thing about the film spoiled that I'd rather not know, and I'm still really finding it hard to stay away, out of boredom and curiosity.

I didn't care all that much about Inherent Vice because it was adapted material, but it's a great feeling to be truly excited about a PTA film.  Sure, I was excited about CMBB, but that came with the assurances he was doing his own riff on Oil!.  But I digress.
Paul Thomas Anderson / Re: Phantom Thread
« Last post by csage97 on December 08, 2017, 10:00:54 PM »
New little preview:

Lovely shots! That score is amazing. Totally reminds me of Steve Reich. I watched Dunkirk today and, although the soundtrack has some good and appropriate elements, I was disappointed with the music on the whole. I thought, man, if only Jonny Greenwood had done the score for this film! Great work by Hoyt Van Hoytema, though.
Paul Thomas Anderson / Re: Phantom Thread
« Last post by wilberfan on December 08, 2017, 09:37:22 PM »
‘Phantom Thread’ 70mm Screenings Are Coming to Select Theaters

December 25: 70mm & digital

    Arclight Hollywood, LA
    The Landmark, LA
    AMC Lincoln Square 13, NYC

January 12: 70mm

    Alamo Drafthouse New Mission, SF
    Alamo Drafthouse Ritz, Austin
    Alamo Drafthouse Brooklyn, NYC
    The Music Box, Chicago
Paul Thomas Anderson / Re: Phantom Thread
« Last post by Jeremy Blackman on December 08, 2017, 09:02:32 PM »
Not sure of the source, but this is interesting:
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