Ep 137: “Magnolia”


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By Wes Evans: Actor, Filmmaker, Director, Writer; Todd Sapio: Actor, Producer, Musician, Athlete, Wes Evans: Actor, and Writer; Todd Sapio: Actor. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

We rain on Paul Thomas Anderson’s “Magnolia” and discuss:

  • cinematography, long takes, transitions, anamorphic framing;
  • ensemble writing;
  • music;
  • 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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