Fantastic Mr Wes: A Wes Anderson Retrospective
Dendy Coorparoo is dedicating three weeks to the acclaimed director's work.
Take a deep dive into the wondrous cinematic worlds of Wes Anderson — symmetry, quirkiness, pastel cinematography and all. From Thursday, February 4–Wednesday, February 24, Dendy Coorparoo is falling head over heels for the acclaimed director's work. The series is called Fantastic Mr Wes: A Wes Anderson Retrospective, because of course it is.
Film buffs can enjoy Anderson's distinctive visual stylings, compelling soundtracks and all-star casts, with the eastside venue playing different flicks multiple times across the three-week period. First up, catch 1996 crime-comedy Bottle Rocket, followed by the Jason Schwartzman-led hit Rushmore, the family dramas of The Royal Tenenbaums and the stop-motion animation delight that is Fantastic Mr Fox.
Also on the bill: The Darjeeling Limited (which'll help you vicariously indulge your wanderlust), The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou (if you feeling like wearing matching tracksuits with your movie date) and Isle of Dogs (because no one does animated canines like Anderson) — plus Moonrise Kingdom's tale of young love and the exceptionally cast The Grand Budapest Hotel as well.
Fingers crossed that 2021 is the year we all finally get to see Anderson's latest, the pandemic-delayed The French Dispatch, too.
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Saturday, July 24 - Sunday, August 22
QPAC Lyric Theatre