Moonrise Kingdom (2012)

Moonrise Kingdom (2012) – There is a thing some directors have: singularity of vision. They’re the type of film-makers that 30 seconds into one of their films you immediately know who the director is. Wes Anderson is one such director. He’s made films about such diverse characters and topics as thieves, a prep school student, … Continue reading

Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace (1999)

Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace (1999) – I read an article the other day that said that Chris Brown will be appearing on an upcoming single by Rihanna. I thought “girl, what is wrong with you? That guy beat the shit out of you and you’re working together?” If I may deeply offend my … Continue reading

Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)

Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009) — After Spike Jonze’s Where the Wild Things Are this seems to be the year for quirky indie film directors tackling adaptations of beloved children’s classics.  Fantastic Mr. Fox doesn’t hit as well as Jonze’s film though.  In adapting a book by Roald Dahl, Wes Anderson joins the ranks of Tim … Continue reading