“You see, there are still faint glimmers of civilization left in this barbaric slaughter house that was once known as humanity”. If there was ever a quote to sum up the films of Wes Anderson, this would be high on the list. Highly inventive, absurd, and at times, narratively incoherent, Anderson’s eighth feature film is a grand, accommodating feature whose self is probably not as grand as the cast it has rounded out.
As Adele (Adèle Exarchopoulos) crosses Place Richebé in Lille, France, on what appears to be a seamlessly mundane day, and gazes upon the cool blue-haired, boyish eyes of Emma (Léa Seydoux), from that moment on, she knows she has fallen in love, and at that particular moment, so do we. Read on!Continue reading