Oil Blaze: How PTA Created the Intense Fire Sequence for There Will Be Blood

Remember that scene in There Will Be Blood where they hit a gas pocket causing a geyser of oil to erupt and then catch fire? CinemaTyler loves how crazy and intense that scene is. It’s pretty much the centerpiece of the movie, so how did Paul Thomas Anderson do it? Well, that’s exactly what they are going to talk about in this episode of Making Film…


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There Will Be Blood