Posts Tagged ‘Wes Anderson’

I’ve had a long-standing annual tradition to go see a movie on my birthday. Sometimes it’s because it’s an Important Film that nobody else wants to go see (remember Syriana?); sometimes it’s a Bad Film nobody wants to see (last year’s Punisher War Zone).

This year, nothing was really jumping out for my attention – the last film that came out I really did want to see was The Men Who Stare At Goats, which is already out of theaters; the next couple I want to catch – Sherlock Holmes and Up in the Air – haven’t come into them yet.

So I ended up splitting the difference, and choosing the other George Clooney movie out now – The Fantastic Mr. Fox – primarily because it was playing within walking distance.

What a great movie. What an utter joy of a movie. (more…)