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Isle of Dogs

Wes Anderson’s return to stop-motion animation is every bit as quirky and whimsical as the rest of his oeuvre, but its tale of displaced pets on a remote Japanese island is inventive, funny and hugely entertaining.

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Movie Review - "Isle of Dogs" (2018)

Wes Anderson, more than any other filmmaker right now, is fully dedicated to his style and injects that into every frame of his movies. All you need to do is look at one still from his movies and you can tell it’s a Wes Anderson production. 768 more words


Movie Review: Stone (2010)


Movie: Stone (2010)

Director: John Curran

Writer: Angus MacLachlan

Cast: Edward Norton, Robert DeNiro, & Milla Jovovich

One-Line Plot Synopsis: A convicted arsonist (Norton) looks to manipulate a parole officer (DeNiro) into a plan to secure his parole by placing his beautiful wife (Jovovich) in the… 391 more words


Isle of Dogs - Wes Anderson

I’m going to put it out there, I was disappointed by Isle of Dogs. I love dogs, I love Wes Anderson films, I love stop motion, I love Bryan Cranston – in hindsight, perhaps my expectations were too high. 488 more words

Isle of Dogs (2018): Woofs and Yips Abound

Wes Anderson has always been a director I wanted to see stretch out his wings into genre. The type of symmetrical and striking character based wit he exhibits works wonderfully for his character based dramedies like  1,186 more words

Film Reviews

Film Brief: Isle of Dogs

Like most Wes Anderson films, Isle of Dogs bears weakness in its plot, especially as the film wraps.  But he brings a lot more to the table than straight plot.   125 more words


Isle of Dogs (2018)

Set in Japan, Isle of Dogs follows a boy’s odyssey in search of his lost dog. (IMDb)

Awe-inspiring animation, as expected, with an amazing attention to detail (petals on noses, fur blowing in the wind), breathtaking landscapes (see the journey montages), a variety of unique shots (see the shadowy discussion in the bottle cave), creative storytelling devices (see the split-screens), and fun flourishes (see the sushi-making). 26 more words