The Substance of Style: Wes Anderson and his... →
A great five-part essay, in written and video form, about Wes Anderson’s filmmaking and influences. Part 1 (linked above) focuses on Peanuts, Orson Welles, and Francois Truffaut. Parts in between look at Scorcese, Richard Lester, The Graduate, Hal Ashby, and J.D. Salinger. The last part is the prologue to The Royal Tenenbaums, annotated. A great watch for film students and just plain fans...
A tribute by the director of the film I’m doing work on, tentatively titled Bettie Page Reveals All. Incidentally, Bettie’s birthday is coming up on the 22nd. Break out your leather horse costumes and celebrate!