How Boogie NightsBecame The Master: The Cinema of Paul Thomas Anderson

Week One - The Beginning

Los Angeles - The 1970s

 

 

 

 

The San Fernando Valley

The Dirk Diggler Story

Cigarettes and Coffee

 

 

 

 

Los Angeles Plays Itself

About

Interview with Thom Andersen (Notebook on Cities and Culture Podcast) 

The Film

 

 

Genre Memory

Mikhail Bakhtin

Writing About Genre Memory:

An extensive exploration of Bakhtin and the critical frameworks that he developed. This is an excellent text for creative fiction writers, screenwriters, filmmakers, and scholars from a wide range of disciplines. 

Burgoyne provides excellent examples of how Bakhtin's notion of genre memory operations in films that critically engage with the historical past, in particular epic films and war cinema. 

Pierre Sorlin

Works to consider: