Wes Anderson, Ranked

Matt Zoller Seitz's new book The Wes Anderson Collection caused me to revisit just about all of Anderson's films recently. Some of these I haven't seen in a long time and I was surprised by how much my opinion had changed (for the better). The Life Aquatic, in particular, caught me off guard. I strongly disliked this film when it came out. I caught it in theaters right after my first semester at college, and...it just didn't connect. This, of course, was a common reaction at the time. But it hit me pretty hard on this Re-watch. This is partially because of the kind of year I've had - a sudden death, birth of a child - but also because…

  • The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
  • Moonrise Kingdom
  • Rushmore
  • The Royal Tenenbaums
  • The Darjeeling Limited
  • Fantastic Mr. Fox
  • Bottle Rocket