Monday, December 29 2014
Spanning a Truffaut-indebted magnum opus to a comeback vehicle for Michael Keaton, this collection of films is an eclectic representation of 2014's best.
Sunday, December 28 2014
Cinemagoers in 2014 were given the opportunity to be captivated by tyrannical drum instructors, troubled Olympians, and ersatz superheroes.
Tuesday, July 29 2014
Far from style over substance, Wes Anderson's Fantastic Mr. Fox fixates over objects to show its protagonist's inability to handle the oncoming winter.
Sunday, January 27 2013
From popcorn perfection to animation experimentation, foreign finesse and good old Hollywood hokum, 2012 delivered the shiny cinematic goods and then some. Here are our choices for the titles that took on the challenge, and won.
Tuesday, July 17 2012
Was love purer for us when we were 13? Probably not, but it sure is nice to remember it that way.
Tuesday, June 17 2014
Wes Anderson's strange and surreal film, now in a Criterion Blu-ray, has never looked or sounded better. But is this just another Anderson weird?
Friday, March 14 2014
The story repeatedly takes a backseat to the style. Anderson is meticulous with his details and creates a candy-colored world within which to situate his whimsy.
Monday, March 10 2014
Like Roald Dahl, Wes Anderson seems to have a twisted desire to expose the fallacies of adulthood through the innocent yet knowing eyes of children.
Sunday, September 9 2012
The portraits of failed genius in Wes Anderson’s melancholic comedy inhabit a frozen kind of entrapping nostalgia, which somehow the film’s anarchic comedy bursts free from.
Monday, May 28 2012
For all their films' differences in depth and address, both Wes Anderson and Leos Carax explore the playful possibilities of their chosen art.
Friday, January 23 2015
Ralph Fiennes holds civilization together with little more than his impeccable manners and mustache in Wes Anderson’s absurdist dollhouse of a tragicomedy.
Tuesday, October 16 2012
I propose a souvenir shoppe, also called "Moonrise Kingdom", a kind of "pottery barn" filled with purchasable goods reproduced from the movie's sets, props and costumes.
Wednesday, June 27 2012
Moonrise Kingdom may be the first film in Anderson's career that suffers from being a bit too subdued.
Wednesday, May 16 2012
Opening the festival with Moonrise Kingdom, beloved indie icon Wes Anderson’s first live action film in five years, only buoyed the camaraderie felt by Cannes attendees.
Tuesday, March 23 2010
Wes Anderson should have been an author. Though he works in film, he remains a true man of letters at his core. There is a
Friday, April 20 2012
LOS ANGELES — The Cannes Film Festival is set to feature one of the richest North American slates in years, as Lee Daniels, David Cronenberg, Jeff
Thursday, October 18 2007
A little more than an hour through Wes Anderson's new comedy-drama "The Darjeeling Limited," Owen Wilson -- playing Francis, one of three brothers on a