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Critics Rave Over Wes Anderson's Russian Nesting Doll 'The Grand Budapest Hotel'

Wes Anderson's newest feature film The Grand Budapest Hotel hits theaters today, and it's already drawing generally warm reviews from critics. It currently scores 89% on Rotten Tomatoes and 86 on Metacritic, and a few reviewers have even credited it as the first Anderson work to convert them into true fans. As is the case with most Anderson films, comedy plays a multi-faceted role in Budapest; The Daily Beast described it matter-of-factly as a "screwball comedy," whereas The New York Times delved a little deeper by praising the film's way of conjuring the "highly refined sense of nuances that separate comedy from tragedy." Across the [...]

Here's the Second Trailer for Wes Anderson's 'The Grand Budapest Hotel'

Wes Anderson's new movie, The Grand Budapest Hotel, is due out March 7th, and here's a brand new trailer for it, which features most of the members of the film's incredibly large ensemble cast. Check out the first trailer here.

We Know More Stuff About Wes Anderson's New Movie Now

Details have been sparse so far about writer/director Wes Anderson's new period piece comedy-drama The Grand Budapest Hotel until today, but Screen Daily has a bunch of new details. Here's the plot:

The Grand Budapest Hotel tells of a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars and his friendship with a young employee who becomes his trusted protégé. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting, the battle for an enormous family fortune and the slow and then sudden upheavals that transformed Europe during the first half of the 20th century.

In addition the enormous, previously-announced ensemble cast of Ralph Fiennes, Edward Norton, Owen [...]

Wes Anderson and Johnny Depp to Make a Movie

John "Johnny" Depp is set to star in Wes Anderson's next VERY Wes Andersony named film, The Grand Budapest Hotel. Owen Wilson will be back with his old pal for this one and of course Bill Murray is being rumored for a role. Willem Dafoe, Jeff Goldblum(!), Jude Law, Adrien Brody, and Angela Lansbury are also in talks. Actually, Lansbury is the only female being talked about at all for the film, which suggests a variety of plots: 1. She runs the Grand Budapest "Hotel", which is actually a brothel. 2. She is the Grand Budapest Hotel. Sounds crazy but remember she has played a tea pot, so [...]

Wes Anderson Made a Fully Animated Version of 'Grand Budapest Hotel' Before He Made the Actual Movie

Writer/director Wes Anderson got ready to make his new movie, The Grand Budapest Hotel, in kind of an unconventional way: by making an animated version of it before production began. The Wrap reported the news and that Anderson voiced all the characters in the animated version.

"He had, I think developed from having done Fantastic Mr. Fox, an animated version of the movie," Jeff Goldblum, one of the film's stars, told The Wrap. "It was a beautifully animated version of the whole movie, with all the cuts as they pretty much I think wound up to be. And he voiced all the characters. He called it animatics. I had [...]

Watch the Trailer for Wes Anderson's 'The Grand Budapest Hotel'

Here's trailer for Wes Anderson's upcoming film The Grand Budapest Hotel, which will have to hold us over until it's released in March. The movie follow Ralph Fiennes as Gustave H, a concierge at a fancy hotel who befriends a lobby boy. It's got an incredible cast, including Jeff Goldblum, Jason Schwartzman, and of course, Bill Murray.

Wes Anderson Confirms His 'Grand Budapest Hotel' Cast: Murray, Schwartzman, Swinton, Goldblum, and More

Filmmaker Wes Anderson is getting ready to shoot his new movie, The Grand Budapest Hotel, and he revealed a full cast list to THR last week. Some of the names, like Bill Murray were announced previously while others are new. Not that it's a surprise to see Anderson and Murray working together, but Budapest does see the director branching out by hiring some new actors (and of course, some old favorites). Few details are known about the plot of this mysterious mysterious project, but here's Wes Anderson revealing the full cast list:

"Yes, it’s Grand Budapest Hotel. It’s a Euro movie. It’s a period picture. I [...]

Here's a Clip of Bill Murray in Wes Anderson's New Movie

Writer/director Wes Anderson's new movie, The Grand Budapest Hotel, comes out March 7th, and here's a clip from it featuring an entire minute of Bill Murray's character, who's part of an absurdly-large ensemble cast that includes Adrien Brody, Jason Schwartzman, Owen Wilson, Jeff Goldblum, Tilda Swinton, Jude Law, Edward Norton, and Ralph Fiennes. Here's the trailer for the movie.

Wes Anderson's 'Grand Budapest Hotel' Set for a March Release

Writer/director Wes Anderson's latest movie will be coming out fairly soon. The studio has announced they're releasing the film, The Grand Budapest Hotel, on March 7th, 2014. A comedy-drama about a renowned European hotel's respected concierge who takes on a young employee as his apprentice, Grand Budapest Hotel features a large ensemble cast made up of Wes Anderson regulars and non-Wes Anderson regulars alike. The cast includes Ralph Fiennes, Saoirse Ronan, Edward Norton, Willem Dafoe, Jude Law, Owen Wilson, Bill Murray, Adrien Brody, Tilda Swinton, Jeff Goldblum, Harvey Keitel, and Jason Schwartzman. The March release date is a bit strange considering that Anderson's movies are usually awards contenders and awards [...]

Wes Anderson Shockingly Casts Bill Murray in New Movie 'The Grand Budapest Hotel'

Ever since they first worked together on Rushmore way back in ‘98, Bill Murray has been a sort of good luck charm for director Wes Anderson, who hasn’t made a movie without Murray since. It’s no surprise that Murray just announced, in a recent Vulture profile, that he’s just been cast in Anderson’s new film, The Grand Budapest Hotel, which will be their seventh movie together and will see Murray starring alongside Johnny Depp and Jude Law, two newbies to The World of Wes Anderson. Hot on the heels of Anderson’s last movie, this summer’s critical and commercial hit Moonrise Kingdom, Budapest Hotel is set to start filming [...]