oh yeah, fantastic: the fantastic mr. fox

mr. anderson: you have done it, yet again.

i’m not going to break down the nuances of every scene and revel in the details (there are many) of this utterly genius adaptation of the wonderful wee baby books by roald dahl. the script, the acting, the editing, the sweet stop-motion that puts tim burton to a very serious shame. just fucking go rent/buy and see if you don’t lose yer badself in it.

ok: i love me some wes anderson (i.e. rushmore, the life aquatic with steve zissou, bottle rocket, the royal tenenbaums) and, yes, i own every flik except for the darjeeling limited (which was … ok) but my interwebbing pals, this movie is… er… fantastic! (sorry) it really is.

AND, as with all of wes’ films, the soundtrack is a curatorial classic. i am not shitting you. you are not being shitted.

delight in the struggle and the wit, and then continue to bask in the ost.

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