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Declan Cochran

Phantom Thread Movie Essay - 2017 Paul Thomas Anderson Film

On Power and Pleasure in Paul Thomas Anderson’s ‘Phantom Thread’

“‘Phantom Thread’ is for anyone who has ever been hungry, for anyone who has ever been in love. Most of all, it’s for those people who know that love and hunger are, at their most acutely expressed, one and the same.”

The Flesh Eaters 1964 Movie - Film Essay

‘The Flesh Eaters’ and Early American Gore Cinema

“Jack Curtis’ 1964 feature ‘The Flesh Eaters’ deserves consideration as a lost figurehead of the gore genre, and one of its more formative efforts.”