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Review: Wes Anderson’s stop-motion ‘Isle of Dogs’ is aesthetically stylish yet emotionally hollow

With his latest film “Isle of Dogs,” the famously meticulous Wes Anderson has presented himself with a challenge: Is it possible to make a derelict island full of rancid garbage and mangy mutts beautiful? Using muted tones, intricate sets, and a gorgeous mixture of hand-drawn and stop-motion animation, Anderson has …

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‘Grand Budapest Hotel’ review — The Wes Anderson movie that made me a Wes Anderson fan

I’ll admit it — I have never been a Wes Anderson fan. Though I have tried everything from the classic The Royal Tenenbaums to the eccentric The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou to the more recent Moonrise Kingdom, I have left each viewing with the same feeling — slightly charmed by and …

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