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Phantom Thread is a perfect example (spoilers within) by Vested Id 02/18/2020, 1:56pm PST
He has a vision of a milieu and a setup, but the resolution is not inspired at all. It's some literal shit-eating conceit that tries to make sense of their relationship by turning it into an S&M thing that seems like it could make sense if you squint and don't think about it too hard. I don't think that was his intended destination, he just couldn't figure out where to take the story. He had an auteur's confidence that the material would lead him the right way, and when it didn't, he said it's fine I'll just make it dirty and weird enough that people will take my word for it rather than question it and look unhip.

I think he can be pretty magical but I don't this his films come from a place of deep insight unless he's doing a film about his hometown of Hollywood, directly (Magnolia/Boogie Nights) or indirectly: There Will Be Blood is about the soul cost you pay for having enormous personal ambition, and The Master is relatedly about Scientology.
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It makes me really sad that FABIO left as by Ice Cream Jonsey 11/30/2019, 10:45am PST
    It made me think of Fussbetts remark about Inglorious Bastards by also I have an N-word pass 02/16/2020, 3:21pm PST
        Ha! I just watched Inglorious Bastards on Netflix yesterday. by blackwater 02/17/2020, 1:32pm PST
            Re: Ha! I just watched Inglorious Bastards on Netflix yesterday. by San Fernando Investor 02/17/2020, 2:31pm PST
            10/10 by Vested Id 02/17/2020, 3:10pm PST
                Re: 10/10 by Fucking moron deserved abuse 02/17/2020, 4:26pm PST
                    Thank you, what a gift! by Vested Id 02/17/2020, 5:07pm PST
                        Re: Thank you, what a gift! by Fucking moron deserved abuse 02/17/2020, 5:14pm PST
                    You’re out of your element, Donny. NT by blackwater 02/17/2020, 5:35pm PST
                        Will follow you like a shadow by Blackwater Shadow 02/17/2020, 10:08pm PST
                Phantom Thread was spectacular. Are you ever right about anything? NT by pinback 02/18/2020, 11:15am PST
                    Phantom Thread is a perfect example (spoilers within) by Vested Id 02/18/2020, 1:56pm PST
            Re: Ha! I just watched Inglorious Bastards on Netflix yesterday. by Fucking moron deserved abuse 02/17/2020, 4:24pm PST
            I guess it depends on your tolerance for collage. by Brody Wilder Today, 7:02am PDT NEW
 
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