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    Watch a Trailer Promoting ‘The Wes Anderson Collection’

    If you’re a huge fan of filmmaker Wes Anderson’s quirky characters, striking scenery, and oddball comedy, then you might be interested in The Wes Anderson Collection created by Pulitzer Prize finalist, Matt Zoller Seitz. Matt has been working on the collection for twenty years, detailing Anderson’s life, career, and filmography. The book weaves in photography, […] More

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    Sketchy Episode 73 – ‘Fantastic Mr. Fox’

    This week it’s “Fantastic Mr. Fox,” the 2009 stop-motion animation by Wes Anderson. Ryan is joined by Ingrid and Matt to discuss this and other Wes Anderson films. There is also plenty of discussion on the stop-motion medium, the unique (and inspired) style of Wes Anderson, and an interesting piece of fan mail Ryan received […] More

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    Ranking the Films of Wes Anderson

    Last year’s Moonrise Kingdom was inarguably auteur director Wes Anderson’s most accessible film and received widespread critical acclaim. That said, his style is an acquired taste, and those who have acquired it continue to disagree when the subject turns to ranking his best films. Ranking his work, however, hinges on the successful combination of composition […] More

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    ‘Fantastic Mr. Fox’ Poster Art

    The Tumblr round-up is a compilation of images, links, posters, stories, videos and so on, taken from the Sound On Sight Tumblr account. We simply do not have the man power nor time to write articles on every interesting movie related goody we find, so this is our way of still promoting some of the […] More

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    Wes Anderson Film Color Palette Chart

    Designer Beth Mathews created the Wes Anderson Film Color Palette, which charts the color treatments used in the director’s Anderson’s previous films. Via LaughingSquid The Tumblr round-up is a compilation of images, links, posters, stories, videos and so on, taken from the Sound On Sight Tumblr account. We simply do not have the man power […] More

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    Video of the Day: Take a tour through ‘Moonrise Kingdom’ with Bill Murray

    Wes Anderson should be no stranger to our readers. The American film director, screenwriter, actor, and producer of such films as The Royal Tenenbaums, Rushmore and Fantastic Mr. Fox is currently at Cannes promoting his latest feature, Moonrise Kingdom. As with his previous films, expect the usual Anderson aesthetics such as using deliberate and methodical […] More

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    Video of the Day: The Films of Director Wes Anderson

    Editor Kees van Dijkhuizen is back again with another fantastic montage of some the most memorable moments from the films of director Wes Anderson. The video is the third of his 12-part series. We’ve already posted his ode to Sophia Coppola and Danny Boyle. If you haven’t seen those already, you should. Here’s his latest. […] More

  • The Best Films of the Decade: 2000 – 2009 Part 6 (Revised)

    90- Happy-Go-Lucky (2008) Directed by Mike Leigh Genre: Comedy / Drama In a shift away from his usual exploration of the dark and dreary, director Mike Leigh takes a lighter look at life with Happy-Go-Lucky. Sally Hawkins is a comic revelation as the lead character Poppy, delivering a nervy, utterly captivating tour de force performance. […] More

  • 2009 A Year In Film: Top 10 Films from the Sound On Sight team.

    10– A Serious Man (18 Points) Directed by Ethan Coen & Joel Coen Blending dark humor with profoundly personal themes, The Coen Brothers deliver their most intimate film yet. Expanding upon some of the themes they’ve played with in the past, the film deals with everything from man’s search for meaning, the existence of God, […] More

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    The 100 Best Films of the Decade: 2000 – 2009 (part 5)

    59- Capturing the Friedmans (2003) Directed by Andrew Jarecki Genre: Documentary On the surface, the Friedmans were a typical 1980s American family until on one Thanksgiving Day, when that happy façade came to a crashing halt. After the local police discovered the dad had engaged in the buying and selling of child pornography, they questioned […] More

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