I think that Wes Anderson, and in particular Wes Anderson movies, are a love-it-or-hate-it kind of thing.
Either you find his point of view unique and charming or irritatingly precious. There’s really no in-between.
While I’m firmly on Team Anderson (the shirts are artistically rendered and the cheers are quite literate), I can see the other point of view.
"Bottle Rocket," his first movie, stands alone in look but has the same tone and topics as his other movies. "Rushmore" was the opening act, a taste of things to come.
"The Royal Tenenbaums" is probably the best known, and its themes of estranged (and strange) families and sensitive and misunderstood sons, along with a perfectly edited soundtrack of 1960s and 1970s music (not Foreigner) and almost obsessively curated looks are echoed, revived and revisited in...