With eight Oscar nominations to his name Paul Thomas Anderson
is one of the most celebrated filmmakers currently working. However, he has yet to actually win one of those little golden statues. He earned his latest pair of bids this year for Best Picture and Best Director for the romantic drama “Phantom Thread
.” Will it finally be his ticket to victory? And how does it compare to the rest of his filmography? Tour through our photo gallery above of all eight of Anderson’s films ranked from worst to best.
See Paul Thomas Anderson (‘Phantom Thread
’) earns 7th and 8th Oscar nominations on 20th anniversary of his 1st for ‘Boogie Nights
Anderson made his feature directing debut with “Hard Eight
” (1996), made when he was just 26-years-old. He earned his first Oscar nomination the very next year: Best Original Screenplay for “Boogie Nights
” (1997). Another Best Original Screenplay bid followed just two