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Making The Royal Tenenbaums ▶︎

Excerpt from the new book “The Wes Anderson Collection” by Matt Zoller Seitz.



Found an old roll of Kodak Advantix, shot many years ago but never developed. Must have been about the last time I shot film.

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The scanner has arrived

Trump Tower in 2000

We’re in and have cracked out the old scanner.

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Hang on a minute, lads - I've got a great idea ▶︎

The winner of a competition held to determine what Charlie Croker’s ‘great idea’ for saving the gold in the cliffhanger to the original The Italian Job, has been announced.

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

I liked elements of this film, hated others. The storyline of a ‘baby’ born as an old man and growing young with age as those around him age normally is a great tale to tell. Sadly though, the execution had a little too much Hollywood tripe. Worst of all was the whole Hurricane Katrina tie-in, which to me was as gratuitous as it was banal. Could have been taken straight from the script of “Titanic”. Ugh.

Standouts were performances in the film’s many sub-stories - especially Captain Mike and the character of Elizabeth Abbott, the British consul/spy’s wife in Russia, played brilliantly by Tilda Swinton.

My rating: ★★★☆☆

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