Results 1 to 11 of 11
  1. #1
    All-Star
    Points: 43,306, Level: 64
    Level completed: 28%, Points required for next Level: 944
    Overall activity: 9.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    dahliaclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    Minneapolis
    Posts
    1,365
    Points
    43,306
    Level
    64
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 140
    Given: 191

    Wes Anderson's Grand Budapest Hotel

    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. #2
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 56,766, Level: 73
    Level completed: 82%, Points required for next Level: 284
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    benjay's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Posts
    4,666
    Points
    56,766
    Level
    73
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 99
    Given: 23

    Re: Wes Anderson's Grand Budapest Hotel

    steve zissou > *

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



  3. #3
    Starter
    Points: 14,976, Level: 37
    Level completed: 16%, Points required for next Level: 674
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    zmanzbo's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    639
    Points
    14,976
    Level
    37
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 0

    Re: Wes Anderson's Grand Budapest Hotel

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



  4. #4
    Hooper drives the boat, Chief
    Points: 607,198, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 34.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialYour first GroupVeteran50000 Experience PointsRecommendation Second Class
    Mr Janny's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Posts
    22,852
    Points
    607,198
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,695
    Given: 158

    Re: Wes Anderson's Grand Budapest Hotel

    Quote Originally Posted by benjay View Post
    steve zissou > *

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


    "What a horrible night to have a curse."
    -Simon Belmont

    "Please bury me with all my stuff, because you know it's mine..."
    -Master Shake

    "Passersby were amazed by the unusually large amounts of blood."
    -Lorem Ipsum

  5. #5
    square root(31) = 5.56776436
    Points: 498,658, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 15.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialYour first GroupVeteran50000 Experience PointsRecommendation Second Class
    Angie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    IA
    Posts
    17,727
    Points
    498,658
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 798
    Given: 3,272

    Re: Wes Anderson's Grand Budapest Hotel

    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.


    M 7/09

  6. #6
    All-Star
    Points: 37,310, Level: 59
    Level completed: 55%, Points required for next Level: 540
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    helechopper's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Chicago
    Posts
    1,894
    Points
    37,310
    Level
    59
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 91
    Given: 99

    Re: Wes Anderson's Grand Budapest Hotel

    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. #7
    Legend
    Points: 174,624, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 69.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    HFCS's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Location
    Chicago
    Posts
    12,285
    Points
    174,624
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,355
    Given: 1,033

    Re: Wes Anderson's Grand Budapest Hotel

    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. #8
    square root(31) = 5.56776436
    Points: 498,658, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 15.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialYour first GroupVeteran50000 Experience PointsRecommendation Second Class
    Angie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    IA
    Posts
    17,727
    Points
    498,658
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 798
    Given: 3,272

    Re: Wes Anderson's Grand Budapest Hotel

    Quote Originally Posted by helechopper View Post
    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.
    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.


    M 7/09

  9. #9
    All-Star
    Points: 37,310, Level: 59
    Level completed: 55%, Points required for next Level: 540
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    helechopper's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Chicago
    Posts
    1,894
    Points
    37,310
    Level
    59
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 91
    Given: 99

    Re: Wes Anderson's Grand Budapest Hotel

    Quote Originally Posted by Angie View Post
    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.
    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. #10
    square root(31) = 5.56776436
    Points: 498,658, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 15.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialYour first GroupVeteran50000 Experience PointsRecommendation Second Class
    Angie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    IA
    Posts
    17,727
    Points
    498,658
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 798
    Given: 3,272

    Re: Wes Anderson's Grand Budapest Hotel

    Quote Originally Posted by helechopper View Post
    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!!!
    It's a lot of fun sharing the things you love with them - especially when they also like them!


    M 7/09

  11. #11
    Bench Warmer
    Points: 10,015, Level: 30
    Level completed: 11%, Points required for next Level: 535
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    Cutlass's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Omaha
    Posts
    330
    Points
    10,015
    Level
    30
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 9
    Given: 16

    Re: Wes Anderson's Grand Budapest Hotel

    Quote Originally Posted by helechopper View Post
    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!!!
    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.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: Fox Sports Net
  • BASKETBALL: Iowa State vs. Alabama
  • November 24, 2014
  • 08:30 PM