We rain on Paul Thomas Anderson’s “Magnolia” and discuss:
- cinematography, long takes, transitions, anamorphic framing;
- ensemble writing;
- magnolia flower facts;
- and other such stuff and things and stuff.
“If you refuse to let them go, I will send a plague of frogs on your whole country.“ – Exodus 8:2
Notes & References:
Tom Cruise learned to fly for Top Gun, and has a pilot’s license
Tom Cruise flew a helicopter for Mission: Impossible
Great discussion between PTA and the Safdie brothers on the A24 podcast
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