'An account of how insane we once were' – Paul Thomas Anderson on There Will Be Blood

Published on Sep 13, 2019

The director explains why he won’t quibble with his film being named best of the century – but what makes it really great is Daniel Day-Lewis

The 100 best films of the 21st century

Do you think it’s the best film of the century so far?

Who am I to argue? I’ll take it. It’s bragging rights for sure and I don’t take it lightly. But, of course, I could rattle off a long list of great films from this century … that isn’t hard to do.

Is there a competition in you to care about such things?

I suppose if it was second-best film of the century my first question would have been, “What’s No 1?” It’s very possible by the end of this year it could slip off the list entirely.

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Author: Catherine Shoard