Isle of Dogs

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Re: Isle of Dogs

Post by Randall » March 24th, 2018, 9:51 am

This film had not really been on my radar, but my interest level has just jumped.

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Re: Isle of Dogs

Post by Ben » March 25th, 2018, 8:25 am

Got the Blu-ray down for a day one pickup. I loved Kubo and Mr Fox and this seems right along those same kind of lines, so I’m glad it doesn’t sound as if it disappoints.

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Re: Isle of Dogs

Post by droosan » March 28th, 2018, 1:03 am

IoD apparently did really well over the weekend (in 'per-theater' box office) .. and will be expanding incrementally over the coming weeks to ~1500 screens nationwide, by April 13th.

I'll definitely be seeing it again, this week .. and taking my brother, in tow..! :mrgreen:

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Re: Isle of Dogs

Post by ShyViolet » April 25th, 2018, 1:01 am

Saw this last week...absolutely riveting, very beautiful film. It even outdoes Mr. Fox, quite a feat. Right up there with Royal Tenenbaums in my opinion. Whimsical, sad, dreamy, hilarious, action-packed but with plenty of quieter, intimate moments. (Also the entire voice cast was outstanding. Funny, when I first heard Jeff Goldblum’s voice I was like: “OMG! So weird!”, but then I forgot it was him and was able to focus on the character.).

Also, it has a unique, amazing look (more muted colors for much of the early part of the film mixed with brighter/warmer ones for the emotional climax.). The usual “angular” and “symmetrical” look of an Anderson film is there, quite fitting for the complex themes of the film; joy, grief, anger, fear, etc...All I can say is: you want a wonderfully designed and animated Anderson film that’s even better than The Fantastic Mr. Fox? Look no further. :)
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Re: Isle of Dogs

Post by ShyViolet » April 25th, 2018, 1:31 am

Ben posted this “What if Wes Anderson did X-Men”? video on the YouTube thread a few years ago. Couldn’t help but remember it! Mind-bogglingly brilliant! Lol. :)


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