Posts tagged "Fantastic Mr. Fox"

Remixtape Vol. 5

This month's Remixtape opens with a rework of the Miracles Club by Cut Copy, a pair of remixes by Grimes, a submission by Gwilym Gold of the band Golden Silvers, and a dancehall rework of Gang Gang Dance by the legend Lee "Scratch" Perry. It's ten tracks and 93MB, downloadable via this zip:… More »

By: Amrit Singh / June 28, 2011

Fantastic Mr. Acceptance Speech

It is only appropriate that the best movie of the year also have the best acceptance speech of the year. (Although some might say second best.) Sometimes things just work out that way. More »

By: Gabe Delahaye / January 13, 2010

Lykke, Jarvis, Karen O, Jack White, Brüno Vie For 2010 Oscars

The Academy has selected 63 songs that will contend for Best Song nominations for next year's ceremony, and among them are songs not written by Randy Newman. Paul McCartney and U2 -- "you may have heard of them" -- both made the cut, of course. But dark horse Jarvis/"Petey" has a shot too. More »

By: Scott Lapatine / December 17, 2009

Wait, Is Fantastic Mr. Fox The Best Movie Of 2009?

Maybe! I finally saw it over the long holiday weekend, and boy did I love it! After all of the weird press about what a nightmare Wes Anderson was during the filming process--the general idea being that he mostly directed the movie from his Paris apartment by SEXTing the animators in England--and also thatMore »

By: Gabe Delahaye / November 30, 2009

Fanastic Mr. Wes Anderson

These behind-the-scenes clips in which Wes Anderson taped himself acting out scenes from Fantastic Mr. Fox as a template for the animators are weird. Like, good thing he is a movie director or else I would be voice-dialing the hospital right now. "Hospital." (That's how you do it.)… More »

By: Gabe Delahaye / November 13, 2009

Jarvis Cocker’s Song From The Fantastic Mr. Fox Soundtrack

You can hear it here. Let's put it this way: the movie looks cute and charming, and now the movie SOUNDS cute and charming. More »

By: Gabe Delahaye / October 22, 2009

New Jarvis Cocker – “Fantastic Mr. Fox AKA Petey’s Song”

Jarvis Cocker's in banjo wrangling, jaw harp twanging mode for "Fantastic Mr. Fox AKA Petey's Song," a playful song about vittles and the handsome little fox in Wes Anderson's Roald Dahl-inspired, Videogum-beloved Fantastic Mr. Fox. Cocker voices Petey in the film, and that's your first look at him above. George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Jaso… More »

By: brandon / October 22, 2009

Fantastic Mr. Fox Continues To Look (Wait For It) Fantastic

New Fantastic Mr. Fox trailer, you guys: This movie just looks endlessly cute, charming, and endearing. I stand helpless before it. Or at least before its trailers. "But, Gabe, don't you think that it's just self-indulgent twee pop that blatantly disregards it's own supposed audience of children who want flash and toilet jokes in order… More »

By: Gabe Delahaye / September 30, 2009

Speaking Of Children And Movies

Here is a featurette about the making of Wes Anderson's Fantastic Mr. Fox. They dropped their computer in the toilet, too, but on purpose. More »

By: Gabe Delahaye / September 2, 2009

Fantastic Mr. Fox Looks (Wait For It) Fantastic

Fantastic Mr. Fox trailer, you guys: Oh, this looks great! It has such a nice homemade feel to it, like Wes Anderson got together with George Clooney and Bill Murray on a rainy Sunday afternoon and they put the whole thing together themselves. You remember during the 2004 election when the Democrats tried to take… More »

By: Gabe Delahaye / July 30, 2009