The first book of its kind dedicated to an assessment of the legality of boxing, The Legality of Boxing: A Punch Drunk Love? assesses the legal response to prize fighting and undertakes a current analysis of the status of boxing in both criminal legal theory and practice.
Writer/director Anderson follows up his acclaimed Academy Award-nominated Magnolia with Punch-Drunk Love, winner of the Best Director Award in the 2002 Cannes Film Festival—a film starring Adam Sandler and Emily Watson.
Writer, director (films) The Dirk Diggler Story, 1988, Cigarettes & Coffee, 1993, Sydney, 1996, Flagpole Special, 1998, Mattress Man Commercial, 2003, Blossoms & Blood, 2003, writer, director, producer Boogie Nights, 1997 (Metro Media award, 1997, New Generation award, Los Angeles Film Critics Association, 1997, Best New Filmmaker, Boston Society Film Critics, 1997), Magnolia, 1999 (Best Dir/Best Screenplay awards, Toronto Film Critics. Association, 1999, Film of Year, San Sebastian International Film Festival, 2000, Golden Berlin Bear award, 2000), Punch-Drunk Love, 2002 (Best Director, Toronto Film Critics Association,Cannes Film Festival, 2002, Best Screenplay, Gijon International Film Festival, 2002, Chlotrudis Audience award for Best Director, 2003, Best Director/Best Original Screenplay awards, Central Ohio Film Critics Association, 2003), There Will Be Blood, 2007 (Best Director, Los Angeles Film Critics Association, 2007, Best Screenplay/Best Director awards, San Diego Film Critics Society, 2007, Best Director, National Society Film Critics Association, 2008, Chlotrudis award for Best Director, 2008), writer, director (television films) SNL Fanatic, 2000. Director: (television films) Couch, 2003.