The Den would like to add the inimitable Reynolds Woodcock to our illustrious roster, and, of course, his formidable sister Cyril. The scene below confirms The Siblings Woodcock and The Den's core Philosophy are in perfect harmony.
We do recommend you set aside a couple hours and watch Phantom Thread which may seem to meander but ultimately leads you to a place you'll find richly rewarding. This little gem was written and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson who also collaborated with Daniel Day-Lewis on their tour de force There Will Be Blood.
|Daniel Day-Lewis as 'Reynolds Woodcock' in Phantom Thread. The Den places DDL alongside Gary Oldman and Ralph Fiennes as Greatest Dramatic Artists. Let's hope DDL has not retired from Film as reported.|
|Reynold's imposing sister Cyril Woodcock perfectly played by Lesley Manville.|
pic from Vogue
Of course GSL was instantly smitten with Alma and we couldn't help but notice the resemblance she has for another great beauty The Den holds dear...
|The Magnificent MaiTai, with Jeans On, heading out to picnic luncheon. The Den has overheard whispers that Reynolds Woodcock's choosing Alma as Muse follows a pattern after his first Muse (love?) amid references to his long association with MaiTai. Cyril has been rather tight-lipped on the subject as it agitates her brother even more than the Henrietta Harding snub.|