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Fantastic Mr. Fox


Tuesday, July 29 2014

'I’m Not the Fox I Used to Be': Wes Anderson’s Changing Seasons

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.

Thursday, January 7 2010

The Best 30 Films of 2009

In one of the rarest rating periods ever, several on the staff could successfully argue for any of the Top 30 choices as a potential number one. While not all classics, they remain the consistent cream of 2009's crop.


Monday, March 10 2014

"Fantastic Mr. Fox' is One Cussin' Fantastic Film

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.

Monday, March 22 2010

Fantastic Mr. Fox

Wes Anderson movies are always about the little details -- the wallpapers, the ties -- and stop-motion animation itself is nothing if not an amalgam of millions of little details.

Friday, November 13 2009

Fantastic Mr. Fox

Intergenerational dilemmas -- how to be foxes, to be individuals and also parts of communities -- form the complicated heart of Fantastic Mr. Fox.


Friday, November 20 2009

Wes Anderson meets Roald Dahl in 'Fantastic Mr. Fox'

"Quirky." "Eccentric." "Whimsical." Critics trot out the synonyms for "playful" and "odd" when talking about Wes Anderson. A 40-year-old director of wistful character comedies peopled

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