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Isle of Dogs

As entertaining as it is to look at Isle of Dogs, I couldn’t get past Anderson’s usual clumsiness when dealing with minorities.

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Pacific Rim Uprising

I'm writing this review in a hurry because every hour that I wait makes it harder to remember any specific thing that happens in Pacific…

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Ballad of Narayama

"The Ballad of Narayama" is a Japanese film of great beauty and elegant artifice, telling a story of startling cruelty. What a space it opens…

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The Wes Anderson Collection, Chapter 6: "Fantastic Mr. Fox"

Like Wes Anderson's sprightly 2009 film of Roald Dahl's book, his video essay about "Fantastic Mr. Fox" speaks for itself. So the extras this time are PDFs from the "Mr. Fox" chapter of my book "The Wes Anderson Collection." They include some original illustrations by the book's main visual wizard, Max Dalton. 


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