writer: Wes Anderson

Isle of Dogs

March 23, 2018
If Wes Anderson were to make a film, to tell a story in the tradition of an Akira Kurosawa samurai folklore, then I suppose Isle of Dogs would be the closest thing we could come to expect. His latest, never anything less than visually and aurally gorgeous, has an order to abide to: the urgent, [...]

Fantastic Mr. Fox

November 25, 2009
The animation is unique and vivid in this film, and a father fox whose lifestyle causes his family all kinds of problems takes a bit of responsibility in the end. And I just ran out of good things to say because the father, despite owning a job at a newspaper, continues to steal and has his family [...]

The Darjeeling Limited

October 26, 2007
This film by Wes Anderson has a lot of the same supporting cast as was featured in his film, “The Royal Tenebaums.” The starring cast consisting of Owen Wilson, Adrian Brody, and Jason Schwartzman are suited well to his unique filming style. However, this film lacks a feeling of motion [...]

The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

December 31, 2004
While many scenes in Life Aquatic were very humorous, they were accompanied by several slow, monotonous ones. The movie follows almost the same cinematography and flow as does Bill Murray’s “Lost in Translation”. Overall, though, I did enjoy the film, and even some of the slow parts were [...]

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