Wes Anderson

Incredible Renderings of Wes Anderson Characters as LEGO Figures

Designer Matt Chase originally created these fake LEGO instruction manuals for a show at San Francisco gallery Spoke Art, but luckily for us, they’re now publicly available for all Wes Anderson geeks to enjoy. The renderings of the director’s best-known characters as LEGO figures, complete with their signature accessories, pair well with Anderson’s meticulous approach to assembling his insanely detailed world. They’re also just plain adorable. Click through for the full roster, from Rushmore to Grand Budapest Hotel. … Read More

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Here’s the Bar Designed By Wes Anderson

The experience of watching a Wes Anderson movie is often similar to numbly clicking through a slideshow of pretty stuff on a… Read More

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The Violent Scenes in Wes Anderson Films Coalesce in Another Attractive Supercut

Director Wes Anderson’s highly distinctive visual style (selective color palette, extensive use of flat space camera moves, symmetrical compositions) has… Read More

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The Apple Watch Has Eaten the Internet: Links You Need to See

You could be reading this on your wrist right now. You’re probably not, but you could be, because the Apple Watch is real, and so wearable technology has finally poked its weird, tiny head into the mainstream. And boy does the mainstream seem to enjoy it.  … Read More

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An Adorable Illustrated Tribute to Wes Anderson’s Quirky Characters

We haven’t met a Wes Anderson tribute we could refuse. Colombian artist Alejandro Giraldo, who we learned about on Boing Boing, hit our sweet spot with his illustrated ode to the quirky characters of filmmaker Wes Anderson. From The Royal Tenenbaums to The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, Giraldo’s adorable artworks remind us of all the things we love about Anderson’s fictional universe — right down to the itty-bitty details, such as Agatha’s Mexico-shaped birthmark and milkmaid braids in The Grand Budapest Hotel. See how Giraldo captured Anderson’s charming aesthetic, below. … Read More

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Staff Picks: ‘Better Call Saul,’ ‘Electrick Children,’ and Musical Geniuses Dissing Each Other

Need a great book to read, album to listen to, or TV show to get hooked on? The Flavorwire team is here to help: in this weekly feature, our editorial staffers recommend the cultural object or experience they’ve enjoyed most in the past seven days. Click through for our picks, and tell us what you’ve been loving in the comments. … Read More

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25 Culturally Relevant Valentine’s Day Gifts

Chocolate! Flowers! Little beady-eyed bears holding plush hearts! No, put down your sugarcoated wallets: these are no gifts for the culture connoisseur you so ardently adore. Instead, why not earn your kisses with something a little more creative, a little more interesting, and (probably) a little more useful? Here’s a selection of romantic and culturally relevant V-Day gifts for your plugged-in sweetie. You’re… Read More

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The 2015 Oscar Nominations’ (Few) Good and (Many) Bad Surprises

Oh Oscar, you bastard, why do we let you get under our collective skin, every damn year? Yesterday, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced their nominees — and they were chock-full of surprises, both delightful and infuriating. (Your film editor tries in general, and will particularly try here, to avoid using the word “snub,” with its connotations that anyone is owed anything.) So let’s take a look at the major categories, and where those surprises… Read More

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