My life amounts to no more than one drop in a limitless ocean. Yet what is any ocean, but a multitude of drops?David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas
Collection of great articles about Wes Anderson and his films
- Wild, Wild Wes - Richard Brody, The New Yorker
- The Substance of Style - Matt Zoller Seitz, Moving Image Source
- “Mix-Tape Cinema” - http://filmstudiesforfree.blogspot.com
- The Life Obsessive With Wes Anderson - New York Magazine
- Wes Anderson’s Arrested Development - The New Inquiry
I can see a film of monumental ambition, a Griffith-like endeavor to cross-cut the personal and the macrocosmic in the interest of generating discussion, creating enduring cinematic resonance and basically blowing the audience away. And what, ultimately, works? Blowing the audience away. The compositions are banal, and undercut by their abbreviation; their interaction is often nonsensical; what does emerge clearly from the garbled politics is the sense of elitism and unproductive fantasy that I’m beginning to think is essential to the superhero genre.The Big Murk: A Conversation About Christopher Nolan’s “The Dark Knight Rises”
Each of us is an allegory, embodying in a particular tale and clothed in the garments of time and place, universal truth and everlasting life.J.R.R. Tolkien (7 June 1955)
David Lynch’s 10 Clues to Unlocking This Thriller
Pay particular attention in the beginning of the film: at least two clues are revealed before the credits.
- Pay particular attention in the beginning of the film: at least two clues are revealed before the credits.
- Notice appearances of the red lampshade.
- Can you hear the title of the film that Adam Kesher is auditioning actresses for? Is it mentioned again?
- An accident is a terrible event… notice the location of the accident.
- Who gives a key, and why?
- Notice the robe, the ashtray, the coffee cup.
- What is felt, realized and gathered at the club Silencio?
- Did talent alone help Camilla?
- Note the occurrences surrounding the man behind Winkies.
- Where is Aunt Ruth?
(From an insert in the 2002 DVD release of David Lynch’s Mullholland Drive)