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"Fantastic Mr. Fox" To Get Criterion Collection Release

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The Criterion Collection’s solicitations for February 2014 have revealed a listing for director Wes Anderson’s 2009 film Fantastic Mr. Fox. An adaptation of the children’s novel by Roald Dahl, the movie tells the story of “a clever, quick, nimble, and exceptionally well-dressed” Fox who settles down, only to be tempted to return to the chicken-stealing […]

"Up", "Fantastic Mr. Fox" and "Coraline" Nominated at the BAFTAs

It has been announced that Up, Fantastic Mr. Fox and Coraline have been nominated for the Orange British Academy Film Awards in the Animated Film category. In addition, Up has been nominated for Original Screenplay, Music and Sound. Fantastic Mr. Fox has also been nominated for Music. The three nominees in the Short Animation category […]

LA Times on Wes Anderson and "Fantastic Mr. Fox"

The Los Angeles Times has taken another look at Wes Anderson’s animation debut with Fantastic Mr. Fox (free registration required), noting the director’s self-described neophyte status at stop-motion and demanding requirements for the animators while directing the movie’s London crew from an apartment in Paris. The article takes note of the many in-jokes and references […]

"Fantastic Mr. Fox:" Looking at Sets and Directing via E-Mail

The BBC has taken a look at the detailed sets constructed for the stop-motion animated movie The Fantastic Mr. Fox, which opened the London Film Festival on October 14, 2009, with a wide theatrical release in the UK on October 23, a limited US release on November 13, and a wide US release on November […]

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