Hard Eight
First screened in August 2012
Director: Paul Thomas Anderson. Cast: Philip Baker Hall, John C. Reilly, Gwyneth Paltrow, Samuel L. Jackson, Philip Seymour Hoffman, F. William Parker, Melora Walters, Robert Ridgely, Richard Gross. Screenplay: Paul Thomas Anderson.
Twitter Capsule: Dramatically a bit thin and schematic, but Anderson's camera is already graceful, and Hall, Paltrow, and Reilly excel.

Photo © 1996 Rysher Entertainment
Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B

Los Angeles Film Critics Association: New Generation Award (also cited for Boogie Nights)
Boston Society of Film Critics: Best New Filmmaker (also cited for Boogie Nights)

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