January 15, 2018 by  

Phantom Thread


Phantom Thread

Reynolds Woodcock (Daniel-Day Lewis) fits his muse Alma (Vicky Krieps) for a dress in Paul Thomas Anderson's "Phantom Thread."

Starring: Daniel-Day Lewis, Vicky Krieps, Lesley Manville
Directed by: Paul Thomas Anderson (“The Master”)
Written by: Paul Thomas Anderson (“The Master”)

As elegant and stunning as the couture dresses three-time Oscar winner Daniel-Day Lewis’ character designs in the film, writer/director Paul Thomas Anderson’s period piece is a work of art. In what he is calling his final acting performance, Lewis stars as Reynolds Woodcock, a renowned and pedantic English dressmaker whose life is upended when he meets a young muse who is far more strong-willed than he anticipated. Anderson expands his exploration on relationship dynamics (he touches on it in “The Master” with Amy Adams and Philip Seymour Hoffman’s characters), to reveal a wickedly humorous newfound romance that is both suffocating and Machiavellian. Watching that play out for 130 glorious minutes with a remarkable score by Johnny Greenwood hovering above it is sensuous and sublime.

Grade: A-

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