Phantom Thread

Phantom Thread Poster1950s London, an elite fashion house and an intriguing relationship between a famous dressmaker and his latest paramour. This is the set up to the latest Paul Thomas Anderson film and what has been announced as the final film in the illustrious career of its leading man, Daniel Day-Lewis. Given the latter fact, as well as this marking a re-connection of the director/actor collaborators behind the award winning There Will Be Blood (2007), it’s understandable why there has been such anticipation and discussion of this film from its announcement to its release. On paper, it’s a critic’s dream, and thankfully, it’s every bit the intriguing, slowly unwinding, delicately crafted film that could have been expected. Continue reading