2002 Bonus: Why Was PUNCH-DRUNK LOVE Snubbed?


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After making two ensemble-casted epics about disease and downward spirals ("Boogie Nights" and "Magnolia"), director Paul Thomas Anderson turned left. The result: a colorful, cosmic romance starring Adam Sandler and Emily Watson, one which he describes as a story about "finding your music."

In this episode, Mike and Brian explore PTA's career and bold stylistic choices, discuss how well those choices work and question whether "Punch-Drunk Love" should've gotten more Oscar love.


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