• Savannah Oakes

    ★★★★½ Watched by Savannah Oakes 29 Jan, 2016

    I started crying when Philip Seymour Hoffman came on screen and my friend had to pause the movie both to laugh at me and to make sure I didn't miss anything.

    Great movie. Definitely can't review on first watch.

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  • John

    ★★★★★ Watched by John 04 Oct, 2015

    This is embarrassing, but I am only now watching this is one sitting from start to finish. What a film, it's everything the hype leads it up to be. The script, the cast, the editing, the music. Just everything. It's a shame that Wahlberg only seldom does great work like this, he's so much better of an actor than most give him credit for.

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  • Lonnie

    ★★★★½ Added by Lonnie

    Paul Thomas Anderson is a great director and he works an ensemble cast better than almost anyone. Keep an eye on the directors that actors kill to work with. They’re onto something. This is his most mainstream film and that’s saying something, given it’s about the 1970s porn industry. It’s not a film you watch with your grandma (well, depending on your grandmother I guess) but it is a captivating dark tale. Burt Reynolds has distanced himself from the film…

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  • Leandro Kindermann

    ★★★★ Watched by Leandro Kindermann 07 Feb, 2016

    Embalado por escolhas inspiradas de canções para trilha sonora, Paul Thomas Anderson explora a linguagem cinematográfica (longos travellings seguindo personagens percorrendo o cenário, planos detalhe, jump cuts, ação espelhada em paralelo) para contar a história de um pessoas ligadas primeiramente pelo trabalho na indústria pornográfica mas que acabam se tornando uma grande família.

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  • Reader

    ★★★★½ Rewatched by Reader 06 Feb, 2016

    I don't know why, but I decided to re-watch Magnolia and this film tonight. I had a good night.

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  • Chris

    ★★★★½ Watched by Chris 06 Feb, 2016

    Great movie! I wish I was part of their crew in the 70s. Heather Graham is so hot.

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  • JACKADOOR Delarge

    ★★★★★ Watched by JACKADOOR Delarge 05 Feb, 2016

    Where to begin with Boogie Nights! First of all the film is all around amazing with an iconic cast of characters that you will love, some you will hate. The characters are all very well developed and are fun to watch on screen.But thats what makes them believeable! You really have to hand it to paul Anderson for this compelling piece of work, it grabs you and at no point does it let go. I also like some of the…

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  • framptonhollis

    ★★★★★ Added by framptonhollis

    An epic film about the pornographic industry mixing comedy and drama to create an artistic masterpiece.

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  • AustinHiggins

    ★★★★★ Watched by AustinHiggins 24 Jan, 2016

    I finally did it, and it was just as glorious as everyone had described. No longer can my reputation be questioned due to my never having seen this PTA gem.

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  • branka

    ★★★★½ Watched by branka 02 Feb, 2016

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    This film has been on my watchlist for a while, because I am someone that is fascinated with the pornographic industry. I'm fascinated with what it is now, and what it was in the past. And as someone who has read up on a lot of the history of porn production, I was kind of expecting at various points of this film for it to be incredibly cheesy, and to just go with random porn stereotypes that are now associated…

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  • Victor Krause

    ★★★★½ Rewatched by Victor Krause 30 Jan, 2016

    I'm getting more comfortable with the rhythms here.

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  • Joe Gola

    ★★★★★ Rewatched by Joe Gola 31 Jan, 2016

    A masterpiece — the storytelling, camerawork, acting, editing, music, everything, all of it is amazing. More importantly, the story is exhilarating and heartbreaking, and it packs an unbelievable emotional wallop. It also contains, for me, one of the most memorable scenes of tension of all time, the one which does for "Sister Christian" what A Clockwork Orange did for "Singin' in the Rain".

    The only little flaw, if you want to call it that, is that in the second half…

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