Posts Tagged ‘wes anderson’
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MOVIE REVIEWS
 
"Dear White People" (2014) starring Tessa Thompson.

Dear White People

"Dear White People" is a whip-smart comedy about racial politics that, like real life, is never as simple as black versus white.
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Nick’s Top 25 Movies of 2014

From what was an uncannily great year for movies, Nick picks his 25 favorites of 2014.

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Ben’s Top 10 Movies of 2014

Ben counts down his Top 10 movies from 2014.
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The Grand Budapest Hotel

After his last few misfires, Wes Anderson strikes gold with this elegant and enjoyable mix of European darkness and existential light.

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Wes Anderson, “The Grand Budapest Hotel”

Director Wes Anderson, along with cast and crew of "The Grand Budapest Hotel," discussed the film at a post-screening Q&A at Chicago's Music Box Theatre.
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Nick’s 25 Best, 5 Worst and More of 2012

French actor. British spies. U.S. presidents. German dentist. Alaskan wolves. Indonesian thugs. Japanese chefs. Bengal tigers. It's Nick's best & worst of 2012.

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Moonrise Kingdom

Twee filmmaker Wes Anderson treads over familiar ground, resulting in a stale and turgid addition to his menagerie.
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Moonrise Kingdom

Wes Anderson's films are stylistic carbon copies of each other, merely swapping out storylines and characters. In "Moonrise Kingdom," affectations become a rut.

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Posterized!: The Criterion Collection

This week's bad posters make one wonder if promotional artwork is ever appealing and if there's a perfect marketing machine. Yes. It's The Criterion Collection.
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Heroes of the Zeroes: The Royal Tenenbaums

"The Royal Tenenbaums" — about a family fractured by envy and fumbling for empathy — continues Nick Rogers' look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.

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Heroes of the Zeroes: The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

This lament for imagination continues Nick Rogers' look at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.
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Heroes of the Zeroes: The Fantastic Mr. Fox

"The Fantastic Mr. Fox" — Wes Anderson's devilishly inventive spin on Roald Dahl's story — continues Nick Rogers' look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.

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Fantastic Mr. Fox

A rollicking, irreverent, silly joy ride that happens to house a very adult story about growing old, "Fox" was the best animated film of last year.
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Heroes of the Zeroes: The Darjeeling Limited

"The Darjeeling Limited" — arguably Wes Anderson's most compassionate and mature film — continues Nick Rogers' look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.