Best Films of 2021
#2 – The French Dispatch
I understand why a lot of people have trouble engaging with Wes Anderson’s films. The fast pace, obsessive attention to detail, overly formal camerawork, deadpan dialogue, all of it. I get it.
But I am happily immune from that aversion. On the contrary, I soak up every fastidious minute of his movies with rapturous glee.
And so, when Anderson releases a movie in The French Dispatch that fans and detractors alike describe as “the most Wes Anderson film yet,” you can bet your ass I’m onboard.