Posts Tagged ‘wes anderson’
"Dear White People" is a whip-smart comedy about racial politics that, like real life, is never as simple as black versus white.
From what was an uncannily great year for movies, Nick picks his 25 favorites of 2014.
After his last few misfires, Wes Anderson strikes gold with this elegant and enjoyable mix of European darkness and existential light.
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.
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.
Twee filmmaker Wes Anderson treads over familiar ground, resulting in a stale and turgid addition to his menagerie.
Wes Anderson's films are stylistic carbon copies of each other, merely swapping out storylines and characters. In "Moonrise Kingdom," affectations become a rut.
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.
"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.
This lament for imagination continues Nick Rogers' look at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.
"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.
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.
"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.