Wes Anderson is known for a lot of things: An idiosyncratic and detail-oriented style, masterful use of color, nice dress socks, keeping Bill Murray employed… and killing (fictional) dogs. In 2012, following the release of Moonrise Kingdom, a New Yorker piece asked, “Does Wes Anderson Hate Dogs?” Perhaps it’s no coincidence that his latest effort, a stop-motion adventure set in Japan, is called Isle of Dogs. When you say it out loud, it sounds like “I love dogs”; the title itself refutes the notion that Anderson has it out for man’s best friend.
Blade Runner 2049 won’t be the only Philip K. Dick spinner taking off this weekend – Amazon has their own Electric Dreams to premiere. Check out the star-studded first trailer for the new Black Mirror-esque anthology, featuring everyone from Steve Buscemi to Janelle Monáe.
Sorry not sorry about that headline, folks, but a trailer for a new Wes Anderson movie is something to get super-silly-stoked about. For his second stop-motion animated film, the director who’s made a habit of killing dogs in his movies finally gives canines their due. The first trailer for Isle of Dogs has arrived, and I regret to inform you that it’s going to make the wait until next March that much more painful.
Six years later, and Larry David hasn’t changed a bit. The first full Curb Your Enthusiasm Season 9 trailer has arrived, chock-full of famous faces and all the indignation you could expect from a man who’d shush a weeping woman at a funeral.
You didn’t think Larry David would come back to Curb Your Enthusiasm without a few famous faces, did you? Following announcement of the October premiere, HBO confirms a wealth of new guest stars, including Bryan Cranston, Jimmy Kimmel and Elizabeth Banks.
Following the career of Richard Linklater can give you the best kind of creative whiplash. He went from the aging romance of Before Midnight to the coming-of-age epic Boyhood, to the college bro comedy Everybody Wants Some!! Linklater’s next movie sounds like yet another departure, another major shift in subject and tone, back to more serious material. It’s called Last Flag Flying, and it was announced today it will premiere as the Opening Night Film of the 2017 New York Film Festival.
Breaking Bad fans have already given the series a second life in AMC’s Better Call Saul, but there may be yet a third layer to Walter White’s legacy. Creator Vince Gilligan has begun development of a virtual reality project based on the iconic meth drama, potentially with talent attached.