His (Anderson) abiding love for a vanished past, real and imagined, is at the core of The Grand Budapest Hotel. The thrill comes in watching as this rare talent gives his movie wings. show more
Real life is not the movie's concern. Mr. Anderson's lovely confection — that's a pastry metaphor — keeps us smiling, and sometimes laughing out loud. Yet acid lurks in the cake's lowest layers. show more
Sustaining illusion with marvelous grace is, in a nutshell, exactly what Anderson is all about. show more
I've heard good things about this film.
I love this movie! Wonderful settings and photography angles throughout. It has a whimsical, fun flair about it as well as a heart rendering story of love and friendship.
Reminiscent of an old Zero Mostel comedy. I've never been a fan of Zero Mostel comedies; way too silly. I was disappointed.