Christopher Nolan Is Trying to Make Sure His Movies Won’t Look Weird on TV

Producer/director Christopher Nolan is on a mission to improve your television-viewing pleasure. Have you ever been to a super store and noticed that a movie being played on a demo 4K TV looks kinda weird? Like it’s being played at 1.5x speed? That’s because of a TV setting called “motion smoothing. Put simply, it’s a … Read more

Oscar Nominee Jonny Greenwood on Jumping From Radiohead to ‘Phantom Thread’ Orchestral Score

Getty Images This story on Jonny Greenwood first ran in the Down to the Wire issue of TheWrap’s Oscar magazine.  Jonny Greenwood always wanted to write music for strings. He played viola for youth orchestras and was humbled to even be the worst player in the back of a room full of talented musicians playing … Read more

‘Phantom Thread’ Film Review: Paul Thomas Anderson, Daniel Day-Lewis Strike a Pose

Laurie Sparham / Focus Features After mining the American soul (“Boogie Nights,” “There Will Be Blood,” “The Master”) as brilliantly as any working director has in the last 50 years, Paul Thomas Anderson moves to 1950’s England for “Phantom Thread,” his mesmerizing follow-up to the loosey-goosey “Inherent Vice.” An elegantly stitched romance of vector-crossing emotional … Read more