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Martini Giant


May 14, 2020

Few filmmakers have realized their personal style so thoroughly as Wes Anderson, whose movies have only become more stunningly art directed with each new entry; but have his micro-managed visuals started to distance him from his characters? MG tracks the ratio of production-design to story-satisfaction over the course of three fan favorites with Bottle Rocket, Rushmore, and The Grand Budapest Hotel, and we look at how things have changed as he goes from dogged, low-budget indie darling to a New-Yorker-approved-artiste, complete with pre-approved Criterion releases and the power to resurrect Bill Murray's career!