The Wes Anderson Collection

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The Wes Anderson Collection

By Matt Zoller Seitz

ABRAMS, Hardcover, 9780810997417, 327pp.

Publication Date: October 8, 2013

Description
ThisNew York Timesbestselling overview of Wes Anderson's filmography features previously unpublished behind-the-scenes photos, artwork, and ephemera, with an introduction by Michael Chabon.
Writer/director Wes Anderson guides movie/television critic Matt Zoller Seitz through Anderson's life and career in a hardcover book-length conversation, woven together with original illustrations and production images fromBottle Rocket, Rushmore, The Royal Tenenbaums, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, The Darjeeling Limited, Fantastic Mr. Fox, andMoonrise Kingdom.
The result is a meticulously designed book that captures and reflects the spirit of Wes Anderson's movies: melancholy, playful, wise, and wonderfully unique.
Also available from Matt Zoller Seitz: The Oliver Stone Experience, The Wes Anderson Collection: Bad Dads, The Wes Anderson Collection: The Grand Budapest Hotel, and Mad Men Carousel.


About the Author
Matt Zoller Seitz, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in criticism, is the TV critic for "New York""Magazine" and Vulture.com, as well as the editor-in-chief of RogerEbert.com.

A Brooklyn-based writer and filmmaker, Seitz has written, narrated, edited, or produced more than a hundred hours' worth of video essays about cinema history and style for The Museum of the Moving Image and "The L Magazine," among other outlets. His five-part 2009 video essay, "Wes Anderson: The Substance of Style," was later spun off into a "New York Times "bestselling hardcover book series: "The Wes Anderson Collection"(Abrams, 2013)and "The Wes Anderson Collection: The Grand Budapest Hotel"(Abrams, 2015).

Seitz is the founder and original editor of The House Next Door, now a part of "Slant""Magazine," and the publisher of Press Play, a blog of film and TV criticism and video essays. He is the director of the 2005 romantic comedy "Home."

Michael Chabon is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of many novels, the most recent being "Telegraph Avenue." He lives in Berkeley, California, with his wife and four children.

Max Dalton is a graphic artist living in Buenos Aires, Argentina, by way of Barcelona, New York, and Paris. He has published a few books and illustrated some others, including "The Wes Anderson Collection: The Grand Budapest Hotel" (Abrams, 2015). Max started painiting in 1977, and since 2008, he has been creating posters about music, movies, and pop culture, quickly becoming one of the top names in the industry."

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