Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Happy 48th, PTA!

To celebrate PTA's 48th birthday, we are launching our second round of Interview-Palooza, which embeds odds-n-ends from the Phantom Thread press tour and other goodies. Enjoy!




















































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C&RV 

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

WATCH: Behind-the-Scenes Photo Montage from Phantom Thread




Happy Phantom Thread release day!

The fine folks at Focus set us up with another cool web exclusive for your viewing pleasure. It's a behind-the-scenes photo montage from the set of Phantom Thread set to demos of Jonny Greenwood's original score. This juicy morsel can also be found in full as a special feature on the new blu ray release out today, which you are surely on your way to purchasing if you have not already.

Enjoy!

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Friday, April 06, 2018

CONTEST: Enter To Win a Copy of Phantom Thread on Blu Ray!


Hello!

We have once again teamed up with the fantastic folks at Focus Features to provide our readers with an opportunity to win a complimentary copy of Paul Thomas Anderson's Phantom Thread on blu ray.

A refresher. In addition to the feature film, the disc includes:
Camera Tests - With audio commentary by Paul Thomas Anderson 
For the Hungry Boy -A collection of deleted scenes. Music by Jonny Greenwood 
House of Woodcock Fashion Show - Fashion Show narrated by Adam Buxton 
Behind the Scenes Photographs - Photographs from the film by Michael Bauman with demo versions of Jonny Greenwood's score
To enter to win, please email phantomthreadbluray@gmail.com with "Barbara Rose" in the subject and your best shipping address in the body. Contest will run through Sunday and winners will be drawn and contacted on Monday 4/9.

Good luck!

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C&RV 

Saturday, February 10, 2018

Pre-Order Phantom Thread Blu-Ray Today!

As we announced below, Phantom Thread will be released on Blu-Ray APRIL 10TH, with a nice selection of special features added to the disc! You can pre-order it now by clicking here, and click either of the images above to see them in higher resolution!

Paul & Co. have released a trailer!




In honor, this will also mark the return of one of this site's oldest features:

PTA DVD BLU-RAY PICK OF THE MONTH
which will be the Criterion Collection's incredible release of Rebecca, which Paul has referred to numerous times over the course of the promotional run having been a key influence on the inspiration behind Thread.
“It’s not your standard love story,” states Anderson. “It’s more peculiar for sure. A lot of directors have tried and failed to make Rebecca. I’m probably next in line, but it’s a different story. I’m a large aficionado of those large Gothic romance movies as the old masters might do them. What I like about those kinds of love stories is that they’re very suspenseful. A good dollop of suspense with a love story is a nice combination!" 
PTA - FlickeringMyth.Com
We will have the full 20 year archive of Paul's personal selections back up next week!


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Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Phantom Thread BluRay Date & Details Revealed!



We have just gotten word from Focus about the home video release details for Phantom Thread! The film will be available digitally on MARCH 27TH and on Blu-Ray & DVD APRIL 10TH. Special features listed on the press release include:
Camera Tests - With audio commentary by Paul Thomas Anderson 
For the Hungry Boy -A collection of deleted scenes. Music by Jonny Greenwood 
House of Woodcock Fashion Show - Fashion Show narrated by Adam Buxton 
Behind the Scenes Photographs - Photographs from the film by Michael Bauman with demo versions of Jonny Greenwood's score
It will no doubt be a welcome sign for a lot of you to see the idea of commentary tracks returning to the discs! We may have a few to give away in the near future, stay tuned!

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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Phantom Thread Nominated For Six Oscars, Including Best Picture


For its late breaking introduction into the 2017 awards game, Phantom Thread had a surprisingly strong showing in the Academy Award nominations that were announced this morning. The film was nominated for six awards total and here are the categories:
Best Picture
Best Director - Paul Thomas Anderson 
Best Lead Actor - Daniel Day-Lewis
Best Supporting Actress - Lesley Manville
Best Original Score - Jonny Greenwood
Best Costume Design - Mark Bridges

Some may be careful to note this is somewhat of an inversion of what PTA has historically enjoyed from the AMPAS -- frequently getting love for his screenplays and, regrettably, not much else. Phantom Thread, however, did not receive a nod for Best Original Screenplay and will instead compete for the other, equally big enchiladas listed above, stinging omissions for Vicky Krieps and Dylan Tichenor notwithstanding.

Here is a complete list of all nominees for the upcoming Oscars ceremonies, if you're interested.
Statuettes will be handed out on Sunday, March 4, 2018 -- between now and then, it's fingers crossed.

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Thursday, January 18, 2018

Enter to Win a Phantom Thread Giveaway Pack!

Happy early weekend!

As advertised, we are pleased to announce something truly nifty for you, dear reader: a chance to win a special Phantom Thread prize pack courtesy of our friends at Focus Features! The giveaway includes a handy Woodcock tote bag, a copy of Jonny Greenwood's immaculate soundtrack and, coolest part, a one-of-a-kind coffee table book called The Women of Woodcock.





To enter, please email phantomthreadgiveaway@gmail.com with "Hungry" in the subject and your shipping address in the body. The contest will run through the weekend and will close at midnight CST on Sunday. Winners will be selected at random and emailed with results on Monday 1/22.

Good luck and happy Phantom Thread Wide Release Eve!

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Monday, January 15, 2018

PTA to Participate in Reddit AMA and Twitter Q&A


While we're on the subject of interviews...

PTA will be participating in a Reddit AMA tomorrow 1/15 at 12pm PST. You can follow along and submit Q's for the man himself to A over here at the given time. 

PTA will also be answering questions on Twitter via the film's official @phantom_thread handle on Wednesday 1/16 at 12pm PST.

Dream up your best questions; PTA is sure to be hungry for them!

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