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If Wes Anderson Directed Star Wars

Zeon posted about various director’s audition tapes for Star Wars earlier this week, but this one "by" Wes Anderson is perfect! Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] – Thanks [...]

The Missing Links: The Last Moment Robot

Let’s Save These 11 Places, Shall We? On this day of amazing lists of 11 here at mental_floss, it seems fitting to share another notable compilation of that number. here National Geographic presents a photo rundown of the 11 Most Endangered U.S. Historic Places. Also, I checked out the Wikipedia page for the number eleven – [...]

The Missing Links: Wes Anderson Bingo

Photo Gallery of the Day: Behind the Scenes at Paramount Pictures The shot above is from a series of LIFE pictures taken in the 1970s. Can anyone suggest some good sites that have a lot of photographs like these? * Vintage Glasses. Absent Parent. Luke Wilson. Bingo! Wes Anderson fans will want to take a print out of this [...]

Watch The Trailer For Wes Anderson’s New Movie Moonrise Kingdom

(YouTube Link) I’ve been a fan of Wes Anderson’s movies ever since Rushmore brought his simplistically surreal form of storytelling, and endearing characters, to life on the big screen. In his latest film Moonrise Kingdom he brings another cast of quirky yet relatable characters to the stage, and my heart swells just thinking about the strange situations [...]

If Wes Anderson Made "Scream"

(Video Link) Wes Craven is so cheesy. These days, it’s all about Wes Anderson, which is why I would much rather pay to see this version of Scream than the original. Via BuzzFeed

Tour the Tenenbaum House

New York: The Royal Tenenbaums house The Royal Tenenbaums is one of my all-time favorite movies, so I was thrilled to see it featured on AV Club’s Pop Pilgrims, which checks out the memorable real-life locations of TV and film shoots. While Wes Anderson and his crew were scouting locations for the unfinished script, Wes spotted [...]

Bottle Rocket: Dignan’s Notebook

In Wes Anderson’s first movie Bottle Rocket, a young Owen Wilson plays Dignan, a wannabe criminal whose prior work experience includes lawn maintenance — before he was fired. Early in the film, Dignan shows his 75-year plan for developing a criminal enterprise, written in a spiral-bound notebook using multiple colored pens. Among my friends, Dignan’s [...]

If Kratos from God of War Made a Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich

(Video Link) YouTube user kittenbinbitten created a video illustrating what it would look like if Kratos from the video game series God of War decided to make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Watch it until the end for the punchline. via Nerd Bastards Previously: If God of War Was a Wes Anderson Movie

If Filmmakers Directed the Super Bowl

(Slate V Link) Super Bowl Sunday is nearing fast. Who’s it gonna be, Colts or Saints? Either way, you have to love what Slate V cooked up here; a great imagining of what the game might look like if it were directed by Quinten Tarantino, David Lynch, Wes Anderson, Jean-Luc Godard, or Werner Herzog. Happy game [...]

Wes Anderson Accepts Award Via Stop-Motion Animation

So the National Board of Review honored Wes Anderson, director of Rushmore, The Royal Tenenbaums, and most recently The Fantastic Mr. Fox, with a Special Filmmaking Achievement award for Mr. Fox. Previous recipients have included Clint Eastwood for Million Dollar Baby and Peter Jackson for Lord of the Rings, among others. Rather than accept the [...]