But let’s forget that for a second: Their timing really was so ridiculous that December night.
A new millennium loomed little more than three weeks away, and the last beats of a decade they embodied (and then transcended) were being played out.
Clues would have it that Rudolph recently welcomed her fourth child with director Paul Thomas Anderson.
Fellas look good in bell bottoms.” The afterparty was held at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, where the laughter and embracing continued.
Notable attendees included Andy Samberg, who is married to Newsom and starred on “Saturday Night Live” with Rudolph; Bill Hader, another SNL alum; and John C.
, released one month prior and containing more than 400 characters in its full title, a sufficiently unwieldy complement to Magnolia‘s uncompromising and studio-defying three-plus hours of running time.
Anderson and Apple had earned the right to be audacious with recent, highly successful breakthroughs — 1997’s Oscar-nominated Boogie Nights for him, 1996’s triple-platinum Tidal and the Alternative Nation staple “Criminal” for her. ) were ready for their full-on genius-in-their-own-time close-ups, risk of overexposure be damned.
he coolest, dorkiest, sexiest, and most indelible celebrity power couple of the ’90s reached the zenith of its “It”-ness on December 8, 1999, at a movie premiere held at the Mann Village Theatre in Westwood, Los Angeles.
For Paul Thomas Anderson, it was the first public unveiling of Magnolia, his third feature, which he boasted to the Village Voice was “unquestionably the best film I will ever make.” For Fiona Apple, the event might as well have also been held in honor of her own difficult magnum opus, her second album When the Pawn …It features Apple drumming along to the song, as both she and fellow songstress Maude Maggart provide vocals."Hot Knife" is Anderson's first music video in 11 years. 1 on the Alternative Albums and Rock Albums charts.So it was nice to kind of get into more the underbelly of that.” Katherine Waterston also appreciated Anderson’s method of setting the ’70s mood.“He gave me a mixtape that Jonny Greenwood put together, and I listened to that a lot,” Waterston said. I just dove into the period, which was a fun one to dive into.The prestigious film’s large cast also includes Benicio Del Toro, Owen Wilson, Reese Witherspoon, Josh Brolin, and Martin Short.