Paul Thomas Anderson

Biography

Paul Thomas Anderson's was born on January 1, 1970 in Studio City, California and grew up in the San Fernando Valley. His father Ernie Anderson was a well known voice actor (America's Funniest Home Videos, The Love Boat, etc.) & created the character Ghoulardi (which Paul named his production company after) who was a B Movie/Horror film host in the early 60's & had a huge cult following in the Cleveland area. He also has two brothers & four sisters.

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Paul Thomas Anderson's 'Inherent Vice': Everything You Need To Know

7th February 2014 -

 News

'Inherent Vice' the lastest movie from director Paul Thomas Anderson, and starring Joaquin Phoenix, has just gained Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood as the composer. The film which is currently in post-production could end up being one...

Philip Seymour Hoffman Death: Four Arrested On Drug Suspicions

5th February 2014 -

 News

Four people have been arrested in connection to the drugs found at Philip Seymour Hoffman’s address when he was found dead, reportedly from a heroin overdose. The Oscar winning actor - best known for his...

Hot Knife: When Fiona Apple Reunited With 'The Master' Paul Thomas Anderson

24th July 2013 -

 News

Fiona Apple's new video for 'Hot Knife' is a strange affair. It's visually stunning, with split-screens and black and white filters. There's even an appearance from Apple's sister Apple Maude Maggart, who provides vocals on...

Alternate Oscars: Paul Thomas Anderson Wins! Leonardo Di Caprio Wins! Daniel Craig Wins!

21st February 2013 -

 News

Imagine for a minute an alternate Academy Awards. An Oscars ceremony that decided against rewarding biopics, inaccurate thrillers and lightweight sort-of-indie flicks mainly directed by David O'Russell. This Sunday (February 24, 2013), a rather predictable...

Maya Rudolph Pregnant With Her And Paul Thomas Anderson's Fourth Child?

18th February 2013 -

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There are rumors abounding that Mary Rudolph’s pregnant with her and Paul Thomas Anderson’s fourth child, with the claims coming about after reports that she informed NBC show Up All Night – which she stars...

Ben Affleck Grilled At Oscar Nominees 2013 Luncheon, Argo Star Remains Humble

5th February 2013 -

 News

Ben Affleck maintained his poise and positive outlook at the Oscar Nominees 2013 Luncheon yesterday (February 4, 2013) when he was quizzed about the Best Director category.Affleck has been controversially omitted from the directors’ category,...

Three Reasons Why The Master Won't Dominate The Oscars

3rd January 2013 -

 News

It was 'coming' for months; teasing us with enigmatic trailers, laced with a disconcertingly mistimed drum. It was the next big thing. With a directing CV representing no mistakes, this was going to be Paul...

Batman The Dark Knight Rises Lands Spot on AFI Best Film List

10th December 2012 -

 News

In the run up to The Oscars, as awards season is in full swing, a mention by The American Film Institute in their top 10 films of the year represents a confidence boost for the...

Silver Linings Playbook? Argo? Lincoln? Your Oscars Cheat Sheet For Best Picture!

27th November 2012 -

 News

David O. Russell's Silver Linings Playbook - a stunning dark comedy starring Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper - appears to have hijacked the Oscars race. Russell was tipped for a golden statuette with The Fighter,...

Can Life of Pi Upset the Odds and Win at The Oscars?

21st November 2012 -

 News

It's the time of the year when every major film release is subject to more rumour space than normal, as Argo and Lincoln are mooted to dominate at the Academy Awards come 2013, but is...

Could Silver Linings Playbook Be In Line For A Sneaky Oscar?

16th November 2012 -

 News

With all the Oscars buzz surrounding big-hitting epics, like Paul Thomas Anderson's drama, The Master, or Steven Spielberg's depiction of Lincoln, there must be room for a little romantic comedy to provide an outside shot;...

The Master

2nd November 2012 -

 Movie Review

This jagged, meandering exploration of a Scientology-style movement is hauntingly mesmerising and packed with meaty performances. As he did in There Will Be Blood, writer-director Anderson is exploring how people control and influence each other,...

Oscar-Tipped Joaquin Phoenix: I'm Not Very Good And Need Lots Of Help

1st November 2012 -

 News

Joaquin Phoenix, the star of The Master and current second-favourite to scoop the Oscar for Best Actor in February, has played down his acting talents claiming to actually be "not very good." Phoenix - who...

Joaquin Phoenix On The Oscars: I Don't Want To Be Part Of It

19th October 2012 -

 News

The bookmakers have Joaquin Phoenix as the second favorite to win the Oscar for Best Actor in February for his stunning turn as a drifter in John Paul Anderson's 'The Master.' Though there may be...

Taken 2 Wins Box Office Weekend, As Frankenweenie Slips.

8th October 2012 -

 News

Action-thriller Taken 2 performed remarkably well at this weekend’s Box Office, gleaning $50m in one of the most successful October debuts. The Liam Neeson thriller beat out Frankenweenie – last week’s chart-topper - with ease....

Lincoln Trailer Gets 2012 Presidential Debate Airtime

4th October 2012 -

 News

The Lincoln trailer debuted in-between the 2012 Presidential Debate, giving the film a great audience for its teasing premiere. Whether you were watching the debate unfold on ABC, CBS or CNN you will have struggled...

Box Office Preview: Can ‘Dredd 3D’ Stop The Slump?

21st September 2012 -

 News

With some big titles being released this weekend, many would be forgiven for thinking it’ll be a successful few days for the North American Box Office, but all indications point to another disappointing haul for...

River Phoenix’s Final Movie Set For Release As Brother Joaquin Eyes Oscar

21st September 2012 -

 News

River Phoenix’s final movie ‘Dark Blood’ will finally be released on September 27, 2012, almost 20 years after the aspiring star died outside The Viper Room in Los Angeles. Phoenix –who had ingested a lethal...

Paul Thomas Anderson On Joaquin Phoenix's 'Master' Methods

4th September 2012 -

 News

Paul Thomas Anderson has finally spoken in depth about his new movie The Master. The movie has seemingly been shrouded in secrecy, throughout its production schedule, fuelling rumours that the tale of the formation of...

The Master

27th July 2012 -

 Video

Freddie Quell is a violent and often drunk drifter who, whilst going through some of the most intense struggles of his life, meets a charismatic and scholarly gentleman on a boat called Lancaster Dodd who...

Sally Hawkins Wins Best Actress At Berlin Film Festival

17th February 2008 -

 News

British actress Sally Hawkins picked up the award for best actress at the Berlin Film Festival.Hawkins was rewarded for her role in Mike Leigh's comedy Happy-Go-Lucky.The Elite Squad, a story about corrupt police officers in...

Brits Julie Christie And Daniel Day-lewis Take Sag Awards

28th January 2008 -

 News

British actors Julie Christie and Daniel Day-Lewis have won the top acting prizes at the Screen Actors' Guild (SAG) awards.While Christie took the best actress gong for her acclaimed portrayal of a woman facing dementia...

Durst: 'Limp Bizkit Halted My Directing Career'

3rd January 2006 -

 News

US rocker FRED DURST insists he would be an acclaimed film director if his band LIMP BIZKIT hadn't enjoyed so much success. The ROLLIN' hitmaker is set to direct two upcoming feature-length movies -...

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