Paul Thomas Anderson Trilogy


In this video essay, Darren Foley looks at the thematic links between Paul Thomas Anderson’s There Will Be Blood, The Master, and Punch-Drunk Love, highlighting how—when analyzed in that order—the main character of each film carries over to the next, in their ongoing search for love and connection.

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