There Will Be Blood has been named by several critics as the best film of the 2000s.The film was a thirty-minute mockumentary shot on video called The Dirk Diggler Story (1988), about a pornography star; the story was inspired by John Holmes, who also served as a major inspiration for Boogie Nights."Hot Knife" is Anderson's first music video in 11 years. 1 on the Alternative Albums and Rock Albums charts.PHOTOS: 7 Music to Movie Directors: Michael Bay, David Fincher, Spike Jonze This is Anderson's fifth time directing a music video for Apple, who was at one time romantically involved with the Oscar nominee. Anderson received critical and commercial success for his film Boogie Nights (1997), set during the Golden Age of Porn in the 1970s and 1980s.His third feature, Magnolia (1999), takes place over a single day in the San Fernando Valley, following the interconnected lives of several characters in search of happiness and resolution.
is returning to music videos after more than a decade, joining forces once again with alternative music icon Fiona Apple.
(Anderson is now happily married to actress Maya Rudolph.) The duo's previous collaborations include “Paper Bag,” “Limp,” and “Fast as You Can,” as well as her cover of "Across the Universe." Apple has also worked with director Mark Romanek () on the video for her 1996 hit "Criminal." Released last June, The Idler Wheel…
Anderson comes from an artistic family and has written and directed several cult films, for which he has received many awards. Born in Studio City, California, Anderson developed his passion for film at a young age.
When GQ asked him if he would want to work again with the director, he responded by saying, “I don’t think so.
Personality-wise, we didn’t fit.” He continued by describing the director as being “young and full of himself.” When speaking to The Guardian, Reynolds reportedly went so far as to say that he “hated” working with him.