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Wes Anderson is making another stop-motion animated film

Whenever people talk about the rarely released great animated films of the past decade, I feel like Wes Anderson's animation debut, Fantastic Mr. Fox often gets left out of the conversation. I'm not sure why, the movie had beautiful stop-mo...

 
 
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Megan's Top 15 Movies of 2014

2014 was a pretty great year for movies, so coming up with a year end list was pretty tough for me. Originally I thought I'd just do top 5, and then top 10... but no. It had to be top 15 because I saw so many awesome films last year, and it...

 
 
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Nick's Top 15 Movies of 2014

It was the best of films, it was the blurst of films. Hey everyone I'm Nick Valdez, News Editor here for Flixist and you've probably seen my name on a good chunk of the stuff written here. If not, then I'll tell you a bit about myself. I li...

 
 
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Funko releasing Fantastic Mr. Fox toys

Fantastic Mr. Fox has quite the cult following behind it (as do all Wes Anderson movies) so it probably shouldn't come as a surprise that Funko, the toy makers who make cult following toys, is releasing some new toys for the film despi...

 
 
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UPDATE: Grand Budapest and LEGO together at last!

UPDATE: We've figured out what the teaser is for! To promote the releases of Grand Budapest Hotel and LEGO Movie on home video, Ryan Ziegelbauer and 8 other artists put together a Grand Budapest made entirely out of LEGO bricks. Enjoy the ...

 
 
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SXSW Interview: Wes Anderson (The Grand Budapest Hotel)

My final roundtable interview of SXSW was with Wes Anderson for The Grand Budapest Hotel. Since it was my first true Anderson film experience (which I loved), I had plenty of questions for him. But since I had to compete with a few oth...

 
 
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Review: The Grand Budapest Hotel

Let me be frank. Since this was going to eventually come to light, I may as well admit I've only seen one Wes Anderson film. When I was tasked with the review for Anderson's latest, The Grand Budapest Hotel, I was anxious because Anderson m...

 
 
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The Grand Budapest Hotel is a record-breaker

Wes Anderson's latest kitsch-fest, The Grand Budapest Hotel, earned over $800,000 in the course of its first limited run. On Friday, the movie opened in four theaters -- two in NYC, two in LA -- earning over $200,000 per theater. This break...

 
 
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New Grand Budapest Hotel clip is all Bill Murray

We have here a new clip for Wes Anderson's new film The Grand Budapest Hotel, and since it's a Wes Anderson film that means it also has Bill Murray in it. Thus this clip is both full of Wes Anderson style and Billy Murray awesome. Usually ...

 
 
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Flix for Short: Castello Cavalcanti

Fans of Wes Anderson, of which I count myself, are hankering for a bit of The Grand Budapest Hotel, but to tide us over we have a new short for the auteur and it's jam packed full of Wes Anderson style. Castello Cavalcanti stars Jason...

 
 
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SNL's Wes Anderson parody is pure brilliance

The only thing wrong with this brilliant Wes Anderson parody is its lack of Bill Murray. Other than that, it looks exactly like an Anderson film. The music is perfect, the shots are perfect, Edward Norton's Owen Wilson is perfect...ahhhh, ...

 
 
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The trailer for Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel

Here's the first trailer for Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel, and it looks old-timier than usual. Note the full frame aspect ratio throughout most of the trailer, which was probably a conscious decision to help evoke the look and f...

 
 
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First poster for Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel

The Grand Budapest Hotel is Wes Anderson's next movie, and judging by this poster, I already want to see it. Budapest Hotel, like Anderson's 2012 movie Moonrise Kingdom, will have a killer lineup of acting talent; from Anderson veterans lik...

 
 
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RIP Kumar Pallana (1918-2013)

Kumar Pallana, best known for his appearances in various Wes Anderson films, passed away yesterday at age 94. Pallana has been a part of the Anderson ensemble stable since Bottle Rocket and also appeared in Rushmore, The Royal Tenenbaums, ...

 
 
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Details on Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel

Wes Anderson's Moonrise Kingdom was our pick for the best comedy of 2012. Anderson's latest film, The Grand Budapest Hotel, is another period piece and it may lead to back-to-back Golden Pterodactyls for best comedy. Fox Searchlight has pic...

 
 
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Flixist Awards 2012: Best Director

The 2012 Flixist Awards (known as the Golden Pterodactyls by those in the know) have arrived. Now that those far less important awards have come and gone, it's time to get down to the ones that really matter. We'll be spending the next week...

 
 
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Illustrated Moonrise Kingdom script available to download

Focus Features has released online an illustrated version of Wes Anderson and Roman Coppola's Academy Award nominated script for their 2012 film, Moonrise Kingdom. You can click through the script on their website and download a .pdf file t...

 
 
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Big ensemble cast for Wes Anderson's Grand Budapest Hotel

The cast for Wes Anderson's new film is set, and it's one hell of an ensemble. (Johnny Depp is not involved with the film, by the way, contrary to our report a few months ago. Ditto Angela Lansbury.) The Grand Budapest Hotel will feature pr...

 
 
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Infographic: Which Wes Anderson character are you?

A lot of us here at Flixist enjoy Wes Anderson's movies. (You may recall we even dedicated a week of coverage to Wes Anderson.) Usually when you enjoy someone's work, you find that you have an affinity for a character that the person create...

 
 
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Of course Bill Murray will be in Wes Anderson's new movie

Bill Murray confirmed that we will be appearing in Wes Anderson's next film, The Grand Budapest Hotel. This comes from "A Day Spent Packing with Bill Murray", a really fun feature/interview from New York Magazine that appeared on Vulture in...

 
 
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Johnny Depp will be in Wes Anderson's next film

Wes Anderson's next movie is The Grand Budapest Hotel, a European story that draws on Anderson's own experiences in France. Not only does the film reteam Wes Anderson and Owen Wilson, it brings a new face into Anderson's stable of actors: J...

 
 
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Adrian Tomine draws Wes Anderson's Moonrise Kingdom

After seeing Moonrise Kingdom again, I've mentally added a couple points to my initial score. There's just something about that portrait of young love at summer's end that's beautifully done. Adrian Tomine captures that feeling with this il...

 
 
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Watch Cousin Ben host a Moonrise Kingdom screening

One of my favorite appearances in Wes Anderson's new Moonrise Kingdom is Jason Schwartzman as Cousin Ben. Schwartzman plays a semi-obnoxious older Khaki Scout who often takes advantage of the innocent younger scouts, but underneath his tou...

 
 
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Wes Anderson color palette swatches show continuity

Designer Beth Mathews has created this image showing what she believes to be the main color palettes for all of Wes Anderson's movies. She asserts on her blog that "You no longer have to be just a business to have a brand," and her color...

 
 
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Moonrise Kingdom animated short to appear online

Wes Anderson's Moonrise Kingdom is spreading out into other cities this weekend, and with the expansion comes news of even more Moonrise Kingdom goodness. And yea, it shall come in the form of an animated short. Anderson revealed to Coming ...

 
 
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Review: Moonrise Kingdom

[This review was originally published last weekend. The film is now getting a wider release.] When I wrote about the retro aesthetic of Wes Anderson, I mentioned ideas of homage and influence, precocious children, arrested development, dior...

 
 
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Anderson & Baumbach producing new Bogdanovich film

It's been more than 10 years since Peter Bagdanovich's last feature film, The Cat's Meow, but he's coming back with Squirrel to the Nuts. The title functions both as a partial simile and as a description of the worst possible way to die. Th...

 
 
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Wes Anderson: The Importance of Being Retro

[At the end of this week Wes Anderson will release Moonrise Kingdom. That means all this week we'll be celebrating by diving into his past films with a slew of features on the distinctive director and his films. Head here to see all our cov...

 
 
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Songs in the Key of Wes Anderson

[At the end of this week Wes Anderson will release Moonrise Kingdom. That means all this week we'll be celebrating by diving into his past films with a slew of features on the distinctive director and his films. Head here to see all our cov...

 
 
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The 5 best Bill Murray moments in Wes Anderson movies

[At the end of this week Wes Anderson will release Moonrise Kingdom. That means all this week we'll be celebrating by diving into his past films with a slew of features on the distinctive director and his films. Head here to see all our cov...

 
 
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Flix for Short: Bottle Rocket (1992)

[At the end of this week Wes Anderson will release Moonrise Kingdom. That means all this week we'll be celebrating by diving into his past films with a slew of features on the distinctive director and his films. Head here to see all our co...

 
 
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Five Reasons Why The Royal Tenenbaums is Overrated

[At the end of this week Wes Anderson will release Moonrise Kingdom. That means all this week we'll be celebrating by diving into his past films with a slew of features on the distinctive director and his films. Head here to ...

 
 
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Losing My Virginity: The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)

[Losing My Virginity articles are reviews written by someone who still hasn't seen an incredibly popular movie after all these years. LMV reviews are interesting in that they can offer the perspective of a person who's untainted by the clou...

 
 
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Buzzed Bill Murray presents the Moonrise Kingdom set

Last week we shared four behind-the-scenes videos of Moonrise Kingdom hosted by Bob Balaban (or his plush counterpart). The videos gave you a taste of the characters in the film as well as what the fictional land of New Penzance Island has...

 
 
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Alternative Moonrise Kingdom posters are adorable and hip

To celebrate the release of Wes Anderson's newest creation -- Moonrise Kingdom -- this weekend, Shortlist asked a bunch of their favorite designers to create some alternative posters for the movie. They are all pretty darn cool. The posters...

 
 
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Wes Anderson & Owen Wilson reteaming for next film

Frequent Wes Anderson collaborator Owen Wilson is nowhere to be found in Moonrise Kingdom. Anderson co-wrote the film with Roman Coppola, and there's not even a cameo for Wilson anywhere in the picture. But Wilson will be back for the next ...

 
 
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Welcome to Wes Anderson Week!

[At the end of this week Wes Anderson will release Moonrise Kingdom. That means all this week we'll be celebrating by diving into his past films with a slew of features on the distinctive director and his films. Head here to see all ou...

 
 




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