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The Wes Anderson Collection

posted by Nell Minow

Critic Matt Zoller Seitz’s new book, The Wes Anderson Collection, is designed (in the most literal use of that term) to delight even the most devoted fans of this most singular of film-makers.  Seitz interviews the writer-director of “Moonrise Kingdom,” “Rushmore,” “The Darjeeling Limited,” “Fantastic Mr. Fox,” and more distinctively intricate, quirky, richly detailed films and presents for the first time many drawings and behind-the scenes insights, in a book that is as meticulously assembled, creative, and enthrallingly gorgeous as the the movies themselves. It is a fitting tribute in style and substance to Anderson, his movies, and his fans.  Rogerebert.com has a splendid video version.

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