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    Watch: Wes Anderson Breaks Down Scene From 'Budapest Hotel' Plus Crossed Keys Featurette & Symmetry Supercut

    With only 66 screens to call its own, Wes Anderson’s 1930s-set “The Grand Budapest Hotel” landed in the eighth spot in the box office this past weekend for a solid $55K per screen average. To help broaden the audience of the period film as it expands nationwide over the coming weeks, a pair of featu...

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    A Pastry-Covered Hammer: Wes Anderson's "Grand Budapest Hotel"

    Critics praise the beautiful surface of Wes Anderson's latest, but miss the steel beneath it.

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    From Dallas To Zubrowka: The Imagined Worlds of Wes Anderson

    Books, architecture, costumes, and curio items: they fill the busy frames of Wes Anderson’s work (in collaboration with longtime DP Robert Yeoman and production designer Mark Friedberg), and in part serve to make the writer/director’s eight feature films and four shorts so rich, rewatchable, and inc...

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    Criticwire Survey: Background Research

    How much research do critics have to do? Can you review "The Veronica Mars Movie" without seeing "Veronica Mars"?

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    Friday Box Office: Holdovers Battle 'Need for Speed' for Top Spot, 'Grand Budapest' & 'Veronica Mars' Reach Top 10

    A three-way race for the weekend #1 started off with the DreamWorks video game adaptation "Need for Speed" (distributed by Buena Vista) on top with $6.64 million. But either #2, "300: Rise of an Empire" (Warner Bros.) with $5.8 million, or more likely "Mr. Peabody and Sherman" (20th Century-Fox), at...

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    Friday Box Office: 'Budapest Hotel' Jumps Into Top 10 In Just 66 Theaters (And Beats 'Veronica Mars')

    After a record breaking debut last weekend, Fox Searchlight expanded Wes Anderson's "The Grand Budapest Hotel" from 4 to 66 theaters this weekend and saw no signs of slowing down.

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    Movie Theaters Receive Special Instructions on How to Project 'The Grand Budapest Hotel'

    Most films are projected in one aspect ratio ( most commonly, 1.85:1), but Wes Anderson's "The Grand Budapest Hotel" is presented in three aspect ratios, which is why it's not surprising that Fox Searchlight would send movie theaters special instructions on how to project it.

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    Watch: ‘Grand Budapest Hotel’ Short Teaches Pastry Steps, 36-Minute Q&A With Wes Anderson & More

    As the ornate narratives of Wes Anderson’s films threaten more and more to burst from the frame entirely, Fox Searchlight have since satisfied the need for deserved bonus content. “Hotel Chevalier” and the animated shorts from “Moonrise Kingdom” found different purposes when it came to referencing t...

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    Watch: Wes Anderson Praises 'Wolf Of Wall Street' Plus Red Band 'Budapest Hotel' Trailer & More

    It broke per-screen averages last weekend -- 9th all-time and 1st in limited release -- and with Wes Anderson’s delightful “The Grand Budapest Hotel” opening in more theaters at the end of this week, Fox Searchlight has released a couple of more trailers to move those tickets but not before Anderson...

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    Watch: New Clip, Featurette And 12-Minute Talk For 'Grand Budapest Hotel' Plus More Pics

    Wes Anderson's "The Grand Budapest Hotel" is off to a helluva start at the box office, opening this weekend in limited release and breaking a few records along the way. That's good news for Fox Searchlight as they prepare to roll out the cinematic confection across the country over the next few week...

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