Samuel Russell: Isle of Dogs is, as all Wes Anderson films, an exercise in style as much as substance. His name is synonymous with meticulous art direction, dryly dark humor, and a fast-paced twee dialogue. As proved with Fantastic Mr. Fox, the medium of stop-motion animation pairs comfortably with his sensibilities. The movie follows a… Continue reading Isle of Dogs is Usually a Good Boy but Occasionally Pisses on the Carpet
Captain Fantastic invites us to experience passion and loss as one family tries to understand their place in the world. The film asks when is going to extremes going too far? And what does it mean to understand truth? Is it possible that real truth may not be as objective or universal as we would like it to be? When are we pursuing our own truths, and when are we selling out?