Fantastic Mr. Fox

Fantastic Mr. Fox ★★★★★

Finally watched this gem after one of my friends wrote his term paper about it and I felt compelled. I mean the soundtrack is magical on its own, featuring the Beach Boys ("Heroes and Villains" is one of my favorite songs of all time, fight me), The Rolling Stones, and The Bobby Fuller Four (Wes Anderson must really respect my music taste I s2g); Alexandre Desplat's charming original music is clearly influenced by Morricone in its instrumentation, and it totally works.

One of my favorite scenes plays into the theme of the wild vs. the domestic and includes one of the most gorgeous cues of the film ("Canis Lupus"). It's when the foxes (and Kylie) greet the wild wolf, initially afraid, then appreciate its beauty and wish him luck. Gave me chills.

I loved everything about this film, and I'm for sure about to only listen to the soundtrack and nothing else for the next 3 days or so...

Now there's only one film left in Anderson's filmography that I've not seen (besides Isle of Dogs obviously) lmao am i a tru fan yet

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