Wes Anderson's Grand Budapest Hotel

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  1. dahliaclone

    dahliaclone Well-Known Member

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    I have never liked Wes Anderson movies. I don't really 'get' them for the most part. I don't hate them but I don't really understand how all the critics fall over his movies all the time. I do respect his style though.

    That being said, I just saw his latest movie Grand Budapest Hotel tonight. Go see it. It's fantastic. Absolutely loved it.
     
  2. benjay

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    but yeah I want to see that one. thanks for the incentive.
     
  3. zmanzbo

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    Funny I love his movies and thought this was one of his weaker ones.
     
  4. Mr Janny

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    Life Aquatic is my favorite of his movies and one of my favorite films, period. I think it might be Bill Murray's best film too. His performance is just incredible.
     
  5. Angie

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    We're big fans of Wes Anderson in our house - love the dry humor and visuals. Life Aquatic is just a spectacular film, and Fantastic Mr. Fox is maybe my favorite "kid's movie" of all time. We're really excited to see this, I've heard good things.
     
  6. helechopper

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    Fantastic Mr. Fox is a movie that I'm going to watch with my daughter when she's old enough. It has a fantastic story (obviously, from the title, duh) and the dying stop-action animation feel that you just don't see anymore. And the colors, did I mention the colors - it's perfection.

    Moonrise Kingdom is right up there as well.
     
  7. HFCS

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    Bottle Rocket is in my top ten films of all time. I like the rest of them but they seem to be missing something Bottle Rocket has.
     
  8. Angie

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    Our preschooler loves Fantastic Mr. Fox. And none of it is too scary (even the dogs, we explain what is going on with them), which is a bonus. We have a Wes Anderson art book, and she LOVES flipping to the Mr. Fox chapter.
     
  9. helechopper

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    Thanks for the heads-up. I can't wait to watch her experience and enjoy it for the first time :D

    And then when she's 10...Star Wars!!!
     
  10. Angie

    Angie square root(31) = 5.56776436
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    It's a lot of fun sharing the things you love with them - especially when they also like them!
     
  11. Cutlass

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    You don't have to wait until 10 for Star Wars. My boys have been watching them since they were 3 or 4. My youngest who is now 6, his favorite? Empire. He clearly has good taste.
     

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