Biography of Paul Thomas Anderson


Study Guides on Works by Paul Thomas Anderson

Boogie Nights was released in 1997. Written and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, it went on to be nominated for three Oscars: Best Original Screenplay, Best Supporting Actress and Best Supporting Actor. The film chronicles the story of Eddie...

Magnolia was released in 1999. Written and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson. Produced by Anderson along with JoAnne Sellar. The film would earn Tom Cruise a Best Supporting Actor nomination at the Academy Awards, and a win for Best Supporting...

Paul Thomas Anderson wrote and directed The Master which was released in 2012 starring Joaquin Phoenis, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Amy Adams. It was made for an estimated budget of $32 million, and garnered three Academy Award nominations for Best...

Released on Christmas Day of 2017, Phantom Thread is a drama film directed by Paul Thomas Anderson. Encompassing the ideas of influence and greed, the movie seems to bring to life ever-relevant themes. Set in 1954, the film has received over a...