Posts Tagged ‘Wes Anderson’

Review: Asteroid City

— by WILLIAM STERR — Wes Anderson has been making films since “Bottle Rocket” (1996). They are distinctive for the symmetrical composition of his shots, the color palate of each shot, long, tableau-like takes, deadpan delivery of dialogue, etc. And, of course, the recurring cast of a[...]

Review: The French Dispatch

— by WILLIAM STERR — When is “Wes Anderson” too much Wes Anderson? His latest effort, The French Dispatch answers that question: “C’est moi!” One gets the feeling early on that Anderson, the director of “Moonrise Kingdom,” “The Grand Budapest Hotel” and many others,[...]

Review: The French Dispatch

— by RON WILKINSON — Wes Anderson fans relish the games he plays with reality. The characters steadfastly do their own thing, despite conflicts with others and half the time this results in snarky, lighthearted humor. As in several of Anderson’s earlier movies, Bill Murray (here playin[...]

Review: Isle of Dogs

— by BEV QUESTAD — Up for Best Animated Film on all the award lists, just about everything about this creative film is a winner. From the drumbeat score, to the combination of animation technology strategies used to get adorable, realistic dogs, to the great story about compassion and se[...]

What if Wes Anderson Directed ‘Spider-Man’?

What would it look like if Wes Anderson directed the “Spider-Man” reboot? Well, it might look a little something like this (parody created by Jeff Loveness):[...]

Four Clips from Fantastic Mr. Fox

— by RACHEL COYNE — I almost feel sorry for Wes Anderson (as sorry as anyone can feel for a wildly successful, well-regarded, wealthy artist). When I first heard about his adaptation of Roald Dahl’s classic novel and saw the first images of the animation style he was using, I was[...]

Six Scenes from Fantastic Mr. Fox

— by ALEXA MILAN — First Spike Jonze took on a children’s literary classic with “Where the Wild Things Are,” and this Thanksgiving Wes Anderson follows suit with “Fantastic Mr. Fox.” Based on the novel by Roald Dahl, this stop-motion animation film tells[...]

Watch Fantastic Mr. Fox Get Animated

— by SEAN GERSKI — I have to admit that my enthusiasm for this project is waning. In fact, the amount of enthusiasm I have for “Fantastic Mr. Fox” lessens every time I see more from the movie. Obviously, this does not bode well. I can’t quite place my finger on where[...]

Fantastic Mr. Fox: Trailer

— by SEAN GERSKI — Not too long ago, a trailer was released for “Fantastic Mr. Fox.” It garnered mixed reviews. Now, a new trailer has been released and the feedback should be more positive. The movie is directed by Wes Anderson (maker of “The Royal Tenenbaums” and other fine ach[...]

Fantastic Mr. Fox: New Posters

— by SEAN GERSKI — MSN Movies Blog has introduced several new posters for the forthcoming movie “Fantastic Mr. Fox.” The movie is directed by Wes Anderson (who directed “The Royal Tenenbaums,” one of my favorite films). The vocal talent includes George Clooney, Me[...]