Review: “The French Dispatch”

Perhaps I’m showing my personal bias for Wes Anderson’s work— his use of color, meticulously detailed sets, and symmetrical framing has always appealed to me— when I say that I loved “The French Dispatch” from the moment it began. A pair of hands efficiently fill a tray with all manner of beverages, before we see […]

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Review: “Isle of Dogs”

4 out of 5 stars. “Whatever happened to man’s best friend?”  That’s the question posed by Professor Watanabe to Kobayashi—the cat-loving mayor of Megasaki City on the Japanese coast—just before he signs a decree requiring all the city’s dogs to be sent to the neighboring Trash Island in the wake of a dog flu virus […]

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