Wes Anderson is, without a doubt, one of the past twenty years most influential voices in American cinema. A bonefide auteur, Anderson is known best for the visual artistry, idiosyncratic characterizations and inimitable tone which has made everyone of his movies instantly recognisable and dubbed ‘Andersonian’. Rushmore , Bottle Rocket,The Royal Tenenbaums, The Darjeeling Limited, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, Moonrise Kingdom and Fantastic Mr. Fox, are all here and The Wes Anderson Collection ($22) is the first ever in-depth overview of filmography of this modern genius. The great volume completely captures the spirit of Anderson’s and is playful yet melancholy childish but wise and completely original.
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