All posts tagged "Magnolia"

  • A Living Thing: How Paul Thomas Anderson Makes Emotions Visual

    With Phantom Thread giving Paul Thomas Anderson his first Best Director nomination since 2007, the American auteur has scored his biggest success at the Academy Awards since...

  • follow url First Draft: 10 Screenplay Structures To Flesh Out Your Formless Story

    In partnership with Creative Screenwriting and ScreenCraft, “First Draft” is a series on everything to do with screenwriting. Screenplay structure has nothing to do with mythology or saving...

  • go to link Seeing Sounds: Paul Thomas Anderson’s Sound Mixes Form a Strange Symphony (Video)

    Just as easily as a film’s images can lull its viewers into a trancelike state of submission, so can its sounds wake them from that...

  • Kim Jong-il Productions: Ross Adam and Robert Cannan on a Tyrant’s Love of Cinema in The Lovers and the Despot

    History has repeatedly shown that tyrants are often some of the most avid art collectors and supporters, despite the dark motivations behind their appreciation. Propaganda films...

  • First Draft: Why A Screenwriter Should Think Like A Film Editor

    In partnership with the blog ScreenCraft, we’re publishing “First Draft,” a series on everything to do with screenwriting. When the original cut of First Blood was first...

  • enter site Three Things Werner Herzog’s Lo and Behold Can Teach Moviemakers About Changing Technologies

    Werner Herzog doesn’t own a cell phone, but that doesn’t make him a technophobe. At first glance, the poster for his documentary on the vast...

  • First Draft: How The Big Chill Teaches Writers to Introduce Ensemble Characters in Drama

    In partnership with the blog ScreenCraft, “First Draft” is a series on everything to do with screenwriting. Previously, we explored how to introduce multiple characters...