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A Chocolate Box Kind of Life does a decent job imagining what the opening credits of Forrest Gump‘s opening credits might look like if it was directed by Wes Anderson, our generation’s most easily parodied filmmaker. The iconic typeface Futura abounds, of course — even though Anderson himself has moved on to Archer — and all the pretty […]

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The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) Wes Anderson’s newest film minces/gallops inside/around a hotel, its visitors (rich hags, writers), staff, proprietors, and one particular concierge whose professionalism is so divine and immaculate, it brings a tear to your eye. And then, the other eye. ALL PERFECT EVERYTHING: 5.0 out of 5.0      This is Wes Anderson’s most opulent […]

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Here’s a great supercut that slices shots from Wes Anderson’s filmography straight down in half –right along the nose-line of all The Royal Tenenbaums, through every line of that stop-motion furry thing and… wait till you see The Grand Budapest Hotel. It explains a lot. Wes’s compulsion for perfection, balance and order? You have no idea. Nice job, Kogonada. Wonderful […]

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Wes Anderson’s use of music in his films can verge on self-parody, but when he catches you off guard with a tune, the results can be sublime: think Margot Tenenbaum exiting the bus to Nico’s “These Days,” or the Darjeeling Limited brothers funereal walk to The Kinks’ “Strangers.” So approach Pitchfork’s stream of the soundtrack to The […]

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In honor of Prada’s new fragrance, Candy L’Eau, Wes Anderson and Roman Coppola have teamed up to create this quirky, darling short filmmercial. French ultra babe Lea Seydoux stars as Candy, personifying the product with her faux naïveté and cutesy-chic pastel dresses as she frolics around Paris with two dapper best friends who have fallen […]

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It’s called the Life Politic. Get it? Get it? Oh, that’s good. Obama gets The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou-ish with a mash-up poster from The Obama Poster Project. This artist crew has freshly started combining movies and our re-election seeking prez and will even donate some proceeds directly to the 2012 Obama Re-Election campaign. There’re also t-shirts. There’s also a […]

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For those that really want to hate Wes Anderson and his sad rich kids but can’t because his style is impeccable, I empathize. While you giddily await his new tragic tweens in love film, here’s 40 seconds of pure Wes POV bliss to hold you over. […]

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Here’s the trailer for Wes Anderson’s Moonrise Kingdom. Kids very seriously, dramatically in love? Check. Tan-hued, immaculately-choreographed movie sets? Check. Mod overload? Check. Jason Schwartzman as some sort of camp-counselor-deputized-priest? Naturally. […]

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Here’s the trailer for Wes Anderson’s Moonrise Kingdom. Kids very seriously, dramatically in love? Check. Tan-hued, immaculately-choreographed movie sets? Check. Mod overload? Check. Jason Schwartzman as some sort of camp-counselor-deputized-priest? Naturally. […]

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