An Excerpt from
Paul Thomas Anderson: Masterworks

By Adam Nayman

In his new book, the critic examines Phantom Thread ’s luxurious, intricate weave of contradictions as part of a critical study of its subject’s overall body of work.


Up and Down the Ladder: Excerpt from an Unpublished Manuscript c. 1933

By Francis Ford

In an excerpt from his unpublished memoir about his time in Hollywood, actor Francis Ford describes working in early cinema, a period when audiences hadn’t fully grasped the differences between screen and reality.