Caryn James

Behind the Scenes with Wes Anderson's 'Fantastic Mr. Fox'

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  • February 12, 2014 8:59 AM
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Like no one else, Wes Anderson combines a sense of childhood – arrested childhood in The Royal Tenenbaums, actual kids in Moonrise Kingdom – with a sophisticated narrative and gloriously detailed visuals that might be dollhouses come to life. No wonder Fantastic Mr. Fox, (newly released by the Criterion Collection) may be his most enchanting film

Wes Anderson Trailers: SNL's with Edward Norton, and the Real 'Grand Budapest Hotel'

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  • October 31, 2013 10:29 PM
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Edward Norton as Owen Wilson in a Wes Anderson film – that is perfect casting, in SNL's trailer for a horror movie a la Anderson: The Midnight Coterie of Sinister Intruders.

Bill Murray, Kids and Madras Pants: Wes Anderson's "Moonrise Kingdom"

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  • May 25, 2012 9:00 AM
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“I had to work with a bunch of scouts, kids. No money can make that right, can it?” asks Bill Murray, wearing ridiculous Madras pants as a 1965 Dad, in a delightful, droll little 3-minute behind-the-scenes look at Wes Anderson’s Moonrise Kingdom. The featurette is exactly what Anderson and Murray fans might have hoped for. Moonrise Kingdom itself is a chilly disappointment.

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