“Phantom Thread” is one of the most acclaimed films of 2017, with almost unanimous praise from critics and a slew of Oscar nominations for it. One person who is not impressed with the period piece of the fashion world is Uwe Boll, who is redirected to Twitter to accuse Paul Thomas Anderson of having based the film poster on the single sheet of Boll’s film “BloodRayne”.
“I wouldn’t have believed it, but Paul Thomas Anderson gives us a verifiable ‘fuck you’ after criticizing Phantom Thread on Uwe Boll: RAW… check out this poster. It’s no coincidence, “the director tweeted. It’s an odd accusation, given that the design almost certainly came out before the film itself – and therefore before Boll had a chance to. see and criticize it – as well as the fact that directors often don’t design posters for their own films.
Boll, best known for his video game adaptations, isn’t as much of a critical darling – his work has often been exhausted, leading him to challenge his detractors in boxing matches.
Below, the two posters.
I wouldn’t have believed it but Paul Thomas Anderson gives us a verifiable ‘fuck you’ after I criticized Phantom Thread on Uwe Boll: RAW… check out this poster. It is not a coincidence. pic.twitter.com/htc2WkYy1j
– Uwe Boll (@UweBollRaw) Feb. 9, 2018