Framing the Picture: Sound and Tension in Boogie Nights’s Drug Deal Sequence

Framing the Picture analyzes Paul Thomas Anderson’s choice of sound design in the drug deal sequence of his 1997 comedy, Boogie Nights, specifically how it afflicts the audience with tension.



Matt Marlin

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Building Tension & Suspense

Philip Seymour Hoffman



Paul Thomas Anderson

Boogie Nights