Wes Anderson's Class Acts: The Baffler
I don’t know a single person who’s really satisfied with this year’s Oscar nominations. The most exciting movies of the year are almost unilaterally shut out. The slate of nominated directors is, with the exception of Birdman director Alejandro González Iñárritu, depressingly white and male. Perhaps worst of all, the favorite to win—The Grand Budapest Hotel, by Wes Anderson—seems to represent the final entombment of a once-great director’s style.
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