We don’t usually get to cover Wes Anderson movies on io9—but we can now, officially, start writing about his next one. Anderson just announced that his next movie is a stop-motion animation about talking animals called Isle of Dogs. It’s currently filming and has an incredibly impressive voice cast.
Wes Anderson's quirky characters are always memorable and leave an impression on me even long after I've watched the movie. Artist Alejandro Giraldo memorialized them in these illustrations, capturing the essence of each character in his drawings.
When I think of the colors red and yellow together, I think of Big Macs and french fries and chicken nuggets. Yep, I think of McDonald's. But maybe I should think of Wes Anderson movies now. As you can see in this lovely supercut by Rishi Kaneria that shows Anderson's use of color, red and yellow a lot in his films.
Critics think that Foxcatcher—the film about 1988 Olympic wrestler Mark Schultz sight Channing Tatum and Steve Carell—may win the Oscar for best picture next year. I think they should give it to Sploid reader Jonathan Hartwig, who sent us this brilliant mashup trailer for Wes Anderson's The Fantastic Mr. Foxcatcher.
We already know that The Life Aquatic is amazing as its own movie and spectacular when re-done in the style of Stanley Kubrick's The Shining.Turns out, it's also fun when you turn Wes Anderson's flick into an 8-bit video game like CineFix did in this animation too.
The worlds that Wes Anderson creates in his movies are so beautiful that even something as mundane as driving from one point to the next seems like a fun-filled adventure. Here are his POV scenes of vehicles from movies like the Life Aquatic and The Grand Budapest Hotel.
Ryan Ziegelbauer, a LEGO Master Model Builder, designed this Lego replica of Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel with over 50,000 bricks. This two-minute video is condensed from hundreds of hours of design work and construction. The result is every bit as whimsical and charming and beautiful as a Wes Anderson…
Throughout his career, Wes Anderson has set each of his films in an idiosyncratic and highly stylized world. Yet, only one of his eight films is set in NYC: The Royal Tenebaums, widely considered his masterpiece. In celebration of Wes Anderson's latest film The Grand Budapest Hotel, we present eight NYC film locations…
Whether it's Richie Tennenbaum's face or the Fantastic Mr. Fox's tree home, Wes Anderson is obsessed with symmetry. Don't believe it? Just watch this supercut. That's some very, very impressive attention to detail. [FastCo]
Set to The Shins' New Slang, this super cut of slow motion sequences masterfully directed by Wes Anderson is delicious.
Last night's Saturday Night Live asked the question, "What if Wes Anderson directed a horror movie?" The result, The Midnight Coterie of Sinister Intruders, is naturally an offbeat and delightful little gorefest.
Enjoy the trailer for Wes Anderson's next movie, The Grand Budapest Hotel. Like always, it looks quirky and beautiful and just fantastic and absurd. It stars Bill Murray and Willem Dafoe and F. Murray Abraham and Jeff Goldlum and Harvey Keitel and Edward Norton and Tilda Swinton.
What if the symmetry-obsessed, muted-palette-loving director took on The Dark Knight? More importantly, who would Jason Schwartzman play? Behold Alfred Pennyworth, the Life Nocturnal.
A beautiful, newly minted couple finishes the ride up to the penthouse after a Perfect night in Paris. With the flick of a few switches, the living room lights, the music cues and the saltwater fish tanks reveal.
Any company that produces a Rushmore parody video as a recruitment tool instantly gets put on my list of Amazing Places To Work At. Google hasn't done a Wes Anderson video to my knowledge, but obviously the cafeteria compensates there.
Prepare for the possibility of emotionally stunted astronauts learning how to "feel" while being accompanied by an awesome retro soundtrack. Director Wes Anderson has decided that he wants to make a movie set in space.
It's about time Wes Anderson put his whimsical outlook on the world into animation. It fits like an awkward yellow-hued glove. Check out these clip of Anderson's usual suspects — Owen Wilson, Bill Murray and Jason Schwartzman — going furry.