Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 19, 2015
Part 8: The Grand Budapest Hotel is the final video in Matt Zoller Seitz's series of video essays adapted from his much-loved book The Wes Anderson Collection and The Wes Anderson Collection: The Grand Budapest Hotel which was just released by abrams.
Juxtapoz // Monday, November 17, 2014
Following the incredibly popular exhibitions of years past, Bad Dads continues to grow and progress as a dynamic group exhibition. This year over 80 artists were invited to contribute an original work of art, spanning from paintings to sculptures to limited edition screen prints, all in tribute to one the world’s most noteworthy filmmakers. The exhibition ends this Saturday, November 22nd.
Design // Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Two-thirds of our office has seen "The Grand Budapest Hotel," and we all agree it was one of Wes Anderson's strongest stories to date, right up there with "The Royal Tenenbaums" in terms of originality and overall filmmaking. (We like every film, "Darjeeling Limited" has a special place in our hearts as well). Somebody very clever, kogonada, who also created the awesome Kubrick "One-shot perspective" cut, has taken all the Wes Anderson films and shown the filmmakers knack for being "Centered."
Juxtapoz // Monday, December 23, 2013
It has been very much a Wes Anderson last couple of months with the release of several video essays on each of his films, a fantastic book "The Wes Anderson Collection," and of course the trailer for the much anticipated The Grand Budapest Hotel. Feeding the anticipation, this video gives us a look at the cast of characters from the upcoming film, which recounts the adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, December 03, 2013
Juxtapoz' 20th year begins with a special issue curated by Alex Pardee. "The Imagination Issue" is just that: a look into the special worlds and imaginative universes created by some of our favorite artists and creatives working in the world today. From David Copperfield's world of magic, the Lonely Island's original brand of parody and music, inside Wolvesmouth's kitchen, and into the studios of fine artists Charlie Immer, Tara McPherson, Greg "Craola" Simkins, Scott C, and more. "The Imagination Issue" explores where creativity can take you, where it was born, and how an artist can transform the regular into a special world for us to share.
Juxtapoz // Monday, November 25, 2013
Throughout the year we see a lot of products move through the Juxtapoz office, and we decided to pick a few of our favorites and put together a gift guide for your Holiday shopping plans. Let's face it, creative people are hard to shop for, we're picky, right? Hopefully this will help you find that special something for the creative in your life...
Juxtapoz // Saturday, October 19, 2013
Wes Anderson has been on the site a lot in the past week, most recently with the release of a trailer for the now much anticipated "The Grand Budapest Hotel" but also for The Wes Anderson Collection, a book by Matt Zoller Seitz. It seems as though he is also releasing a video essay series on each of Anderson's films starting with Bottle Rocket. So here is some weekend watching for you that could be nicely complimented with the films themselves...
Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 17, 2013
For the hoards of Wes Anderson fans out there (this includes us) who were anticipating the trailer for his upcoming "The Grand Budapest Hotel," you can now watch it! We want to spend the weekend reading the new Wes Anderson Collection book and marathoning all his films, but we already did that last weekend...
Juxtapoz // Monday, October 14, 2013
Well, Holiday stockings just got a must-have. Abrams Books just released The Wes Anderson Collection, a new book by Matt Zoller Seitz with introduction by acclaimed author Michael Chabon. Seeing that many of us use Mr Anderson as one of the penultimate and original writers and directors of this generation, we will want this book.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 18, 2013
We love a good opening sequence, so much so that we could have stopped watching The Darjeeling Limited after 3 minutes and that Kinks song. Opening credits are important, whether Woody Allen's simple text treatments or Hitchcock's more ominous, playful openers. "THE FILM before THE FILM is a short documentary that traces the evolution of title design through the history of film. This short film was a research project at the BTK (Berliner Technische Kunsthochschule) that takes a look at pioneers like Saul Bass, Maurice Binder and Kyle Cooper by showing the transitions from early film credits to the inclusion of digital techniques, a resurgence of old-school style, and filmmakers' love of typography in space."