There Will Be Blood revolves around the early 20th century and the
brutal world of oil mining that stars Daniel Day-Lewis in his Oscar
winning role as Daniel Planview, an up and coming oil tycoon of the
The film brings forth a plethora of human emotions as Daniel
Planview is taken on a dark journey as he attempts to make his
millions with no consideration for those that cross his path.
times, There Will Be Blood is historically accurate as it shows the
savagery of the early oil days, however there are two true stars of
the film which is the story itself and the amazing acting ability of
Daniel Day-Lewis as we the viewer are taken into his inner psyche from
caring foster father to twisted and deeply disturbed oil tycoon.
Compared to the DVD version, There Will Be Blood is far superior on
Blu-Ray that is definitely one of the most impressive non-CGI movies
at present. The attention to detail is unsurpassed during certain
scenes in the movie which compliments the colours and rich levels of
black. As with the video quality, the sound is brilliant through our
surround sound setup that is a true movie-esq experience.
In conclusion, the Blu-Ray version of There Will Be Blood is easily
the definitive version for the home viewer. The movie itself is
brilliant which can be watched by a variety of people that is one of
the most gripping movies that I have watched in some time. Daniel
Day-Lewis truly immerses into the character of Daniel Planview and
director Paul Thomas Anderson brilliantly links the entire movie
Match that with some interesting special features from a documentary
to an entertaining behind the scene snippet's and this nicely rounds
out the DVD for those wishing to go beyond just the movie. Highly Recommended!
Minutes - Pics, Research, Etc., For the Making Of "There Will Be
The Story of Petroleum