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There Will Be Blood (Two-Disc Special Collector's Edition) (2008)

4 Ratings: 4.0
Drama movie directed by Paul Thomas Anderson

Unmistakably a shot at greatness, Paul Thomas Anderson'sThere Will Be Bloodsucceeds in wild, explosive ways. The film digs into nothing less than the sources of peculiarly American kinds of ambition, corruption, and industry--and makes exhilarating … see full wiki

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review by . July 23, 2008
This is, hands down, without a doubt, one of the strangest damn movies I have ever seen. Unsettling and weird and wonderful and fantastic.    The plot is simple: a man, Daniel Plainview, steamrollers over everyone and everything in his path in order to get oil, and thereby, money and power. There's a great many comparisons that can be made between this character and Charles Foster Kane (and if you haven't seen Citizen Kane (Two-Disc Special Edition), do so), the primary difference …
review by . May 10, 2008
posted in Movie Hype
That the "critics" will eat up. Only the performances of Daniel Day-Lewis as Daniel Plainview and Paul Dano as Eli Sunday save "There Will Be Blood" from being a terrible film. Director Paul Thomas Anderson empties out a bag of tricks in order to make this movie appeal to award-giving crowd, thus eliminating the interests of most movie-goers. Lewis is a greedy, driven oilman intent on getting the most profit from his victims by using his own down-to-earth sales pitch and cute son. Dano plays a preacher …
review by . March 02, 2008
posted in Movie Hype
Loosely based upon the novel OIL by Upton Sinclair, writer and director Paul Thomas Anderson takes a portion of Sinclair's original story and makes it his own in THERE WILL BE BLOOD, a movie about greed, oil, power, and duplicity. THERE WILL BE BLOOD follows the life of Daniel Plainview (Daniel Day-Lewis). For the first fifteen minutes of the movie, not a word is spoken. The audience watches as Plainview seems to be mining for gold, but is instead ultimately looking for oil. He slowly continues …
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