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Phantom Thread Trailer #1 (2017) *Daniel Day-Lewis in His Final Film*

Releasing Christmas Day, among a glut of other films will be an odd-looking film about a dressmaker that will be the final performance of one of the greatest actors of all-time.  Phantom Thread, directed by Paul Thomas Anderson (Magnolia, Boogie Nights) was announced earlier this year by Daniel Day-Lewis as his final performance.  Day-Lewis has always marched to the beat of his own drum, and it’s entirely possible he’ll change his mind at some point in the future.  However, if this is it, this is an extremely strange trailer for an odd-sounding movie to finish a career on.  Daniel Day-Lewis is the only actor in the history of the Academy to win Best Actor in a Leading role three times, the final time coming in 2012 for his best performance, in my opinion, in Lincoln.  I’m not a particular fan of PT Anderson, so I may let Lincoln stand as my last remembrance of Day-Lewis onscreen, but if he’s done, he’ll be remembered as a giant.  Full plot details below from Coming Soon. Continue reading Phantom Thread Trailer #1 (2017) *Daniel Day-Lewis in His Final Film*