tfw you'll never be a blackmen
There will be Blood is a very special film to me in many ways. It not only introduced me to my now all time favorite Director/Writer Paul Thomas Anderson. It also completely opened my eyes to the world of cinema and film making as an art.
After I watched There will be Blood for the first time, I was completely taken back, I just sat there taking in what I had just watched. Extremely satisfied with my first viewing, I…
“. . . yet there is no avoiding time, the sea of time, the sea of memory and forgetfulness, the years of promise, gone and unrecoverable, of the land almost allowed to claim its better destiny, only to have the claim jumped by evildoers known all too well, and taken instead and held hostage to the future we must live in now forever. May we trust that this blessed ship is bound for some better shore, some undrowned Lemuria, risen and redeemed, where the American fate, mercifully, failed to transpire . . .”