On His Birthday, Celebrate the Wonderful World of Wes Anderson

Earlier this spring, we were all treated to Wes Anderson’s  meticulously-detailed and frosting-coated Europe-on-the brink-of-destruction caper story, The Grand Budapest Hotel. But for the iconic filmmaker, who has been churning about brilliant stories, from Bottle Rocket to Budapest, for over twenty years now, the wonderful world of Wes has become a distinct and fanciful place in which we always look forward to and only grows with each new feature.

And to celebrate the auteur’s 45th birthday, let’s take a look back on some of our favorite moments on screen and behind the scenes from magical oeuvre of films.

BOTTLE ROCKET, SHORT FILM (1992)

 

THE ROYAL TENENBAUMS, ‘BY WAY OF THE GREEN LINE BUS’ (2001)

 

RUSHMORE, ‘REVENGE’ (1998)

 

MOONRISE KINGDOM, ‘SAM AND SUZY’S FIRST ENCOUNTER’ (2012)

 

BOTTLE ROCKET, ‘IT WAS FOR EXHAUSTION’ (1996)

 

HOTEL CHEVALIER (2007)

 

THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL, ‘THE STORY’ (2014)

 

THE MAKING OF RUSHMORE (1998)

 

FANTASTIC MR. FOX, ‘WHACKBAT’ (2009)

 

MOONRISE KINGDOM BEHIND THE SCENES, BILL MURRAY’S TOUR (2012)

 

THE ROYAL TENENBAUMS, ‘INTRODUCTING THE TENENBAUMS’ (2001)

 

THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL, ‘A PLAN FOR SURVIVAL’ (2014)

 

RUSHMORE YEARBOOK MONTAGE (1998)

 

FANTASTIC MR. FOX, ‘THREE REASONS’ (2009)

 

MOONRISE KINGDOM, ‘DANCE SCENE (2012)

 

THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL, ‘B-ROLL’ (2014)

 

THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL, ‘I’M NOT LEAVING’ (2014)

 

THE ROYAL TENENBAUMS, ‘NEEDLE IN THE HAY’ (2001)

 

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