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What's your favorite by PTA?

don't like any
0 (0%)
haven't seen Any
0 (0%)
Hard Eight
1 (2.2%)
Boogie Nights
9 (20%)
Magnolia
9 (20%)
Punch-Drunk Love
4 (8.9%)
There Will Be Blood
15 (33.3%)
The Master
2 (4.4%)
Inherent Vice
4 (8.9%)
Junun
0 (0%)
Phantom Thread
1 (2.2%)

Total Members Voted: 33

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Re: What's your favorite PTA film?
« Reply #10 on: April 11, 2009, 03:56:27 PM »
1. Magnolia
2. Punch Drunk Love
3. There Will Be Blood
4. Boogie Nights

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Re: What's your favorite PTA film?
« Reply #11 on: April 11, 2009, 03:58:05 PM »
Punch-Drunk Love  
The Master 
There Will Be Blood

Magnolia
Hard Eight
 
Boogie Nights


I need to go through his filmography at some point, but for now I feel confident voting for the only one I've watched, There Will Be Blood, because I was thinking about this film while I was showering at school the other day and it truly is one of the greatest films ever crafted.
That's what I thought until I watched PDL.

And more people need to see Hard 8.  ;)
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Re: What's your favorite PTA film?
« Reply #12 on: April 11, 2009, 04:22:18 PM »
1. Magnolia
2. There Will Be Blood
3. Punch Drunk Love
4. Boogie Nights

There's not much distance between all of them, though.

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Re: What's your favorite PTA film?
« Reply #13 on: April 11, 2009, 04:33:38 PM »
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Re: What's your favorite PTA film?
« Reply #14 on: April 11, 2009, 04:34:47 PM »
I've seen all of his films (not counting shorts) and here they are in order:

1. Boogie Nights
2. There Will Be Blood
3. Magnolia
4. Punch-Drunk Love
5. Sydney/Hard Eight
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Re: What's your favorite PTA film?
« Reply #15 on: April 12, 2009, 12:11:53 AM »
1. Boogie Nights
2. Punch-Drunk Love
3. Magnolia
4. There Will Be Blood
5. Hard Eight

The top 4 are all, ahem, masterpieces.

Looks like mine, although Magnolia/PDL tend to flip based on the one I've watched most recently.  Also, I've only seen TWBB once, in the theater, so it could rise upon future viewings.

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Re: What's your favorite PTA film?
« Reply #16 on: April 12, 2009, 12:27:11 AM »
I think I just have to pick alphabetically from his top three... Magnolia.
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Re: What's your favorite PTA film?
« Reply #17 on: April 12, 2009, 02:17:24 AM »
1-Magnolia
2-TWBB
3-PDL
4-Boogie Nights

Although a couple more watchings and TWBB might jump ahead.  Hadn't even heard of Hard Eight.  Guess I need to track it down

(random thought:  I was just listening to the "Movies you should watch" podcast review of TWBB.  A couple great little insights. Although I disagree on a bunch of their theories.)
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Re: What's your favorite PTA film?
« Reply #18 on: April 12, 2009, 02:22:15 AM »
1-Magnolia
2-TWBB
3-PDL
4-Boogie Nights

Although a couple more watchings and TWBB might jump ahead.  Hadn't even heard of Hard Eight.  Guess I need to track it down

(random thought:  I was just listening to the "Movies you should watch" podcast review of TWBB.  A couple great little insights. Although I disagree on a bunch of their theories.)

BTW: cool to see so much love for Punch Drunk Love!  Thought it was a secret only I knew  :)
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Re: What's your favorite PTA film?
« Reply #19 on: April 12, 2009, 02:30:06 AM »
Thought it was a secret only I knew  :)

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