Wes Anderson

How subtitles change the way we watch movies

By Joel Blackledge

Regardless of how filmmakers like Wes Anderson use translation, the boundaries between languages are not as fixed as they seem.

“It was the best time of my life” – Jason Schwartzman on Rushmore at 20

By Simon Bland

The actor recalls how a chance encounter with Wes Anderson launched his career.

Designing Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs

By Erica Dorn

Lead graphic designer Erica Dorn describes how she helped bring the director’s future Japan to life.

Isle of Dogs

By Hannah Woodhead

A humongous creative undertaking and a simple love of dogs combine for the most staggering achievement of Wes Anderson’s career.

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Why do dogs die in Wes Anderson movies?

By Luís Azevedo

A new video essay by Luís Azevedo explores this curious canine conundrum.

Wes Anderson: ‘I wanted language to play a role without it becoming an obstacle’

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

The US writer/director takes us inside his spellbinding stop-motion opus Isle of Dogs.

An Isle of Dogs ramen bar is coming to London

By Hannah Woodhead

Wes Anderson’s new film is getting its very own food-themed pop-up exhibition.

LWLies 74: Isle of Dogs

By Little White Lies

Our latest print edition offers an exciting look inside Wes Anderson’s stop-motion opus.

Isle of Dogs – first look review

By Hannah Woodhead

Wes Anderson takes audiences on a journey to Japan in his new stop-motion feature about a 12-year-old boy and his missing dog.

60 films to look forward to in 2018 – part 1

By Joe Boden

Upcoming features to look out for, including new works from Wes Anderson, Ava DuVernay and Jennifer Kent.

Robert Yeoman on shooting Wes Anderson’s Bottle Rocket

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

The cinematographer recalls how the pair hit it off on the director’s 1996 debut feature.

Watch a rare deleted scene from Wes Anderson’s Bottle Rocket

By Little White Lies

The director’s 1996 debut feature is out now via The Criterion Collection.

Isle of Dogs to open the 2018 Berlin Film Festival

By Hannah Woodhead

Wes Anderson and his canine crew are headed to the 68th Berlinale.

Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs gets a delightful first trailer

By Emily Bray

The director’s Japan-set stop-motion feature follows a young boy searching for his dog.

Why The Darjeeling Limited is Wes Anderson’s best film

By Nathanael Smith

Ten years ago, the director dropped his most profound meditation on life’s journey.

How Wes Anderson’s families helped me recover from the breakdown of my own

By Hannah Woodhead

The Whitmans, the Tenenbaums and others lifted my spirits at a time when it seemed nothing could.

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