“He’s so specific in what he sees and what he wants that you better give it to him. He’s tough,” Willem Dafoe remarked in a recent interview discussing his work on Wes Anderson‘s The Grand Budapest Hotel. Anyone who has seen a film from the Texas-born director understands that he clearly knows exactly what he desires and when it comes to his latest work, it might be his most comprehensive, plot-wise, yet.
To help give a primer of what to expect, today brings a new featurette in which (some of) our extensive cast discuss the basic story, sprawling across multiple generations located around a European hotel. To go along with it, we’ve also got a new clip, which features Ludvig (a tattoo-covered Harvey Keitel) giving confidential information to M. Gustave (Ralph Fiennes). So, catch up on the first reviews here, and check out both videos below, along with a new poster by Peter Strain.
The Grand Budapest Hotel arrives on March 7th.
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Welcome, one and all, to the newest episode of The Film Stage Show! This week, I am joined by Michael Snydel and Bill Graham. First, we discuss the death of director Jonathan Demme. Then, we talk about the anime film Your Name. by Makoto Shinkai. Subscribe on iTunes or see below to stream download (right-click and save as…). […]
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