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Confession of Murder

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There Will Be Blood

None January 22nd, 2008

t strangely charming; devoted to his young son (newcomer Dillon Freasier), but devoid of heart. Day-Lewis has already earned a Golden Globe for the portrayal; he's the odds-on favorite to take home the Oscar, and rightly so. The actor is extraordinary, embodying the coiled rage of a caged beast. He is almost matched by Paul Dano ("Little Miss Sunshine") as a baby-faced religious leader and Plainview's longtime nemesis.


Buoyed by Robert Elswit's striking cinematography and an avant-garde music score by Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood, "Blood" is a brooding, volatile masterpiece that firmly establishes Anderson, whose other efforts include "Boogie Nights" and "Magnolia," as a singular visionary in American cinema. R 


 "” Phil Bacharach 


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