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Messiness in PTA movies, and why it works in ‘Licorice Pizza’

If you’ve seen the trailer for Paul Thomas Anderson’s (“Inherent Vice”) latest film “Licorice Pizza,” you probably remember a brief snippet: two people laying nearly shoulder-to-shoulder on a waterbed, faces turned towards each other, silhouetted hands almost touching. It’s a cute, sappy little thing. But in the movie, that scene abruptly ends with the girl […]