Director Ranked: Wes Anderson

Wes Anderson is one of my favourite directors of all time. From his beautiful cinematography, his incredible folky/early-rock soundtracks, his deeply developed characters exploring our many personal flaws, to his use of brilliant actors outside of their typical roles, many of whom are seen frequently in his work, his work is always sublime.

Here are my rankings of all of his films.

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Film Review: The Life Aquatic

Directed by Wes Anderson, The Life Aquatic follows the internationally famous oceanographer Steve Zissou (Bill Murray) and his crew – Team Zissou – set sail on an expedition to hunt down the mysterious, elusive, possibly non-existent Jaguar Shark that killed Zissou’s partner during the documentary filming of their latest adventure. A young airline co-pilot who may or may not be Zissou’s son (Owen Wilson), a beautiful journalist (Cate Blanchett) assigned to write a profile of Zissou, and Zissou’s estranged wife and co-producer, Eleanor (Anjelica Huston), join them on their voyage as they face overwhelming complications including pirates, kidnapping, and bankruptcy.

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