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Wes Anderson's "Rushmore" (1998)

Notable Film Festivals: Toronto, Telluride, New York

Independent Spirit Award wins: Best Director, Best Supporting Male

Inducted into the Criterion Collection: 2000

Despite the disappointing reception of 1994’s BOTTLE ROCKET, director Wes Anderson’s first feature somehow managed to gain a small following of fans inside the studio system.   1,892 more words


You can count on bad reviews...

“I’ve never had a movie that got great reviews. I’ve had movies that got different levels of good and bad reviews, but you can more or less count on plenty of bad reviews.”

Wes Anderson

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Wes Anderson Would Be Jealous of These Real-Life Scenes

Eat your heart out, Wes Anderson.

Photographers are taking to Reddit to share their best shots of scenes, landscapes, and architecture that would fit right in during one of the popular director’s aesthetically-specific movies like… 202 more words

Wes Anderson's "Bottle Rocket" (1996)

Notable Film Festivals: Rotterdam

Inducted into the Criterion Collection: 2008

A cursory glance at director Wes Anderson’s filmography suggests an artist who sprang forth with a fully-formed aesthetic.   1,948 more words


"My favourite director is Wes Anderson"

This is not a blog post poking fun at someone who loves Wes Anderson – I mean most people love Wes Anderson (well, except my film lecturer who thinks he’s pretty average.). 629 more words


Wes Anderson's "Bottle Rocket" (1994)

Years Active: 1994-present

Alma Mater: University of Texas

Associated Movements: New American Independents

Key Influences: Hal Ashby, Satyajit Ray

A few years ago, I was working as an assistant at a well-known commercial production company, and I was charged with transcribing notes from pitch calls that our directors would conduct with advertising agencies.   1,397 more words