This week, we flashback to 1999 to watch Paul Thomas Anderson’s third film, Magnolia. One of Zac’s favorites from the year, and possibly his favorite filmmaker, this is one of his picks. The film is an epic, Altmanesque, drama about, everything? Amazing performances abound, Tom Cruise’s best ever?, Anderson just turns everything up to 11, everywhere. If you’ve never seen Magnolia, you should, and I think these two Magnolia first timers got a lot out of it, maybe more than they realized.
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0:01:00 Talking Cast & PTA
0:04:30 What Did The Magnolia Virgins Think
0:09:00 In A Word, Going For It, or Frogs
0:14:00 Musical Choices, Melora Walters, With Today’s Lens, PTA