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Wes Anderson The Movie

After the two year long wait that followed Isle of Dogs and the longer, six year gap since Grand Budapest Hotel, Wes Anderson comes back with The French Dispatch, delivering exactly what his growing mainstream-hipster hybrid fanbase expected. The trailer is a procession of Wes Anderson staples: slow, witty dialogue mumbled by hot people made up […]

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Isle of Dogs

Isles of Dogs is a love letter to man’s best friend. Revisiting the techniques used in Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009), Wes Anderson has created a handmade feast of intelligent and dynamic stop-motion animation. The film is set in a dystopian Japan after Mayor Kobayashi (Kunichi Nomura) signs the Trash Island Decree: exiling all dogs to […]

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Glasgow Film Festival 2018: Isle of Dogs, Wonderstruck, Columbus, You Were Never Really Here

Isle of Dogs ★★★★☆ The festival opened with the latest feature from director Wes Anderson, the stop-motion animation Isle of Dogs. The film carries all the director’s usual hallmarks: deadpan humour, hyper-stylised visuals and Bill Murray included. But in some ways the film backs away from some of the more finicky, twee elements of Anderson’s filmography […]