Fantastic Mr. Fox

Dan Movie Reviews

Fantastic Mr. Fox is Wes Anderson’s unique animated film adaptation that expands on the original Roald Dahl short story.  After promising never to steal squabs again, Mr. Fox (George Clooney) and his wife Felicity (Meryl Streep) live a simple life – he’s a columnist for a newspaper and they have a moody son Ash (Jason Schwartzman) – but he wants something more.  Deciding to move out of their hole in the ground, he purchases a home in a tree (against …

The Darjeeling Limited

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It’s nearly impossible to mistake a Wes Anderson film for any other type of movie. From the pacing, composition of the frame, unique musical choices, and comedic writing, everything about his films are instantly recognizable. His latest film, The Darjeeling Limited is no exception to the formula he has now structured over the past few projects, and like all of his films, involve a cast of characters that take an emotional journey and find themselves. In this particular case, the …