The Substance of Style, Pt 1 by Matt Zoller Seitz - Moving Image Source
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Wes Anderson, Salinger, The Royal Tenenbaums - the inpirations.
This is the first in a five-part series of video essays analyzing the key influences on Wes Anderson’s style. Part 2 covers Martin Scorsese, Richard Lester, and Mike Nichols. Part 3 covers Hal Ashby. Part 4 covers J.D. Salinger. Part 5 is an annotated version of the prologue to The Royal Tenenbaums.