Wes Anderson Movie Review

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Wesley Wales Anderson was born on May 1, 1969 in Houston Texas. His mother was an archaeologist and his father a salesman. His parents divorced when he was eight years old. Through his younger years of school Wes misbehaved often and always seemed to be in trouble. When he was a teenager, he shot a movie with his two brothers. This was the first of many movies that Wes Anderson would create. Anderson’s movies range from handmade stop motion movies about foxes too actions movies about a hotel in the middle of budapest. Anderson 's movies have been accepted around the world and have grossed altogether around 448 million dollars.
The first movie I watched was Fantastic Mr. Fox. This movie follows the story of Mr. Fox, a fox who is struggling to
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Richard Brody from the New Yorker said “Visually, the movie is a wonder, with its profusion of detail and exquisitely focussed "performances" by the figurines, whom Anderson frames in images as precisely composed as those in his live-action work.“ (Rotten Tomatoes, 2009) I definitely agree with Mr. Brody. This movie really focused on the small details and the mise en scene. In every scene Anderson puts the emphasis on the little details that ensure his movie is perfect and just the way he wants.
Another critic called the movie “cleaver.” The movie is full of witty comments and well put together scenes that move quickly. The humor is quick and if you don 't keep up you will miss it. Also another aspect that makes it clever is the camera movements. Anderson uses lots of camera pans. It is the way he shows the whole scene. It is a clever technique and one that appears in most, if not all, of the movies Anderson directs.
The second movie I watched was The Grand Budapest Hotel. This movie revolved around a hotel in Budapest. The movie told the story of how the hotel came to be in the present state it was. It followed a young bellboy that started at the bottom of the food chain, and in the end became the manager of the
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Damon Wise from Empire said the movie “. . .walks the fine line between masterpiece and folly.” (Demon Wise, Empire) Because the movie is verging on a formalist film many of the editing styles are obsured and almost too much for a viewer to handle. A writer from the site PluggedIn had something to offer on this idea. He said “is this dollhouse dramedy merely good at being quite bad?” (Paul Asay, Plugged In) He raises a good point. Is this movie just so bad that we enjoy the witty humor, the bad editing and the odd camera angles? It 's a really good review and one that makes you think. I for one really enjoyed this film. I thought the humor was spot on and the camera angles and mise en scene really added beauty to the film.
The third and final movie I watched was The Royal Tenenbaums. This movie follows the lives of three gifted siblings who experience great success in youth. As they get older their father breaks apart their family and leaves them. Following this, they all face great disappointment in their lives. There father then reunites the whole family by telling them he is very ill. The whole family is then back together and chaos ensues. In the end we find out the father was lying about his illness just so he could be with his

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