The Font-spressionist: Wes Anderson Ranked

Film's advantage over the written word is its ability to not only evoke emotions through storytelling, but to create audio-visual depictions of those stories (and, by extension, the corresponding evocations of emotion) by virtue of the medium's nature.

Rarely, if ever, has a filmmaker come along who has been able to create such a signature style throughout his oeuvre, both visually and aurally, than Wes Anderson. Having struck a chord with the public, either through luck, determination, or necessity, to stick with an overarching theme of candy-coated sugar-pop, coupled with a retro-fetishistic yen for the mores of bygone eras transplanted to vaguely anachronistic settings, Anderson continues unabated to manage the feat of presenting style over substance in a way that…

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  • The Royal Tenenbaums

    1

  • The Grand Budapest Hotel

    2

  • Rushmore

    3

  • Moonrise Kingdom

    4

  • The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

    5

  • Castello Cavalcanti

    6

  • Bottle Rocket

    7

  • Fantastic Mr. Fox

    8

  • The Darjeeling Limited

    9

  • Hotel Chevalier

    10

  • Bottle Rocket

    11