Movie Review Flashback: ‘Phantom Thread’ Is a Beautiful Piece of Art

It’s been nearly five months since I watched Phantom Thread for the first time and even now, after only having seen the movie once, I still believe this is one of the greatest movies I have ever seen. The story left me riveted and unable to guess where it was heading all the way to the very end.

So, in celebration of this wonderful movie, here’s a look back at my review of the film. Enjoy!

In preparation for the Oscars this year my family and I have begun to look back at some of the Oscar-nominated films last year that we missed. One of those particular movies happened to be Phantom Thread.

This wasn’t a film I was particularly interested in seeing but after my mother watched it and came away from the film with nothing but praise I decided to check it out. I’m glad I did. This movie is going to stick with me for a long time because of its unique brilliance. So, on that note, let me tell you a little bit about this film.

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The Chosen One: Chapter Thirty-One

The Whisper Arrives

The Battle of New Alderaan was heating up as the First Order broke through the planet’s shields, descending their advance on the Resistance.

Inhabitants of the city were trapped, forced to watch as their beloved city was bombarded by the terrible anger of the First Order. Resistance cruisers and First Order Star Destroyers were duking it out while TIE fighters and X-Wings zipped by overhead in heated dogfights. First Order Stormtroopers were marching through the streets but they confronted a prepared army of Xipher warriors with their young Warden leading the charge, rebel stormtroopers led by Finn, a squadron of feisty mechanics helmed by Rose took their skills to the test as they attacked the First Order with all sorts of lethal contraptions of course, and finally Commander Chewbacca and his unit of Wookie warriors.

The war was in full swing and neither army could seem to defeat the other. Poe Dameron swooped by in his black-and-orange X-Wing, BB-8 beeping frantically as three TIE fighters chased after him.

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