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Benny Safdie Will Apparently Appear In Paul Thomas Anderson’s Upcoming San Fernando Valley Movie

One of the most memorable podcasts we listened to last year was an episode of the A24 podcast cheekily titled “Seduce and Destroy.” Therein, “Uncut Gems” directors Josh and Benny Safdie sat down to chat with filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson about Darius Khondji, the magic of Adam Sandler, and the lasting influence that “Punch-Drunk Love” […]

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As PTA’s New Film Circles Move to MGM, What We Know About His Ninth Feature

Reports have emerged that Paul Thomas Anderson’s ninth movie, a comedy-drama set in the 1970s in the San Fernando Valley, is moving from Focus Features to MGM. While MGM declined to comment to IndieWire on the report that first emerged in Deadline, the production is said to be leaving Universal-owned specialty label Focus Features, which […]

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Jim Carrey Thinks ‘The Truman Show’ Is More Relevant Than Ever

No performance captures my imagination quite as much as the dramatic turns offered by established comedians. From Adam Sandler in “Punch-Drunk Love” to Jenny Slate in “Obvious Child,” watching an actor unpack their public persona in service of a bittersweet love story. In looking back, it’s probably fair to say that “The Truman Show” helped […]

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‘Uncut Gems’ Directors Josh and Benny Safdie Almost Cast Kobe Bryant Before Landing on Kevin Garnett

Josh and Benny Safdie’s merciless assault on the senses, “Uncut Gems,” is now in theaters from A24, with the film’s star Adam Sandler turning out a startling performance that both showcases his singular gifts while revealing new ones. Not since “Punch-Drunk Love” has the comic actor delivered such an unhinged, yet emotionally nuanced turn.He stars […]

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Paul Thomas Anderson’s Longtime Cinematographer Says They Probably Won’t Work Together Again

Robert Elswit has shot six films for Paul Thomas Anderson and won an Academy Award for his work on “There Will Be Blood,” but the cinematographer doesn’t expect to work with Anderson again. During an appearance on the Light the Fuse podcast, Elswit didn’t have great things to say about their working relationship: “God, I […]

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Adam Sandler Is One of the World’s Best Actors, and His New Role Suggests He Finally Realizes It

Last summer, in IndieWire’s review of “The Meyerowitz Stories,” this critic wrote that “It remains hugely frustrating how great Adam Sandler can be when he’s not making Adam Sandler movies.” If it didn’t seem necessary to hash out the distinction between a movie with Adam Sandler, and an Adam Sandler Movie, that’s only because the […]

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