Friday, January 30
Inhabiting Wes Anderson’s Universe
"Matt Zoller Seitz is a film historian, TV critic (for New York magazine and Vulture.com), filmmaker and the editor of Rogerebert.com. He is also a connoisseur of the oeuvre of the idiosyncratic filmmaker Wes Anderson and the creator of “The Wes Anderson Collection,” a medley of essays, interviews and illustrations in a coffee-table-size book published last year. It is as hyper-designed and meticulous as an Anderson film. Mr. Seitz has capped himself with 'The Grand Budapest Hotel,' out Feb. 10 from Abrams, a rapturously focused work dedicated to that film. Its impending publication neatly coincides with the movie’s Golden Globe award Sunday, and we spoke with Mr. Seitz this week, curious about what led him to tumble down the Anderson rabbit hole with such gusto and commitment."
vimeo: Video Essay: "Wes Anderson's Favorite New York Movies" (Bonus)
2013 November: Wes Anderson Honors Fellini in a Delightful New Short Film, 2013 November: Rushmore (1998), 2013 Decemher: Hotel Chevalier (2007), 2014 March: Wes Anderson Collection, 2014 April: The Perfect Symmetry of Wes Anderson’s Movies, 2014 July: The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014), 2014 August: Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009), 2014 December: Welcome to Union Glacier (2013).