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Monday, October 19, 2020

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Fantastic Mr. Fox a visual delight for audiences

Wes Anderson’s first stop motion animated action-adventure comedy, Fantastic Mr. Fox, will entertain most viewers.

The film is adapted from a children’s novel by Roald Dahl, author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James and the Giant Peach and Matilda.’

In this tale, Mr. Fox lives a normal life with his family, but he desires something fresh and exciting. This compels him to leave behind his life as a newspaper columnist and relive his old life as a thief.

Fox’s return to crime includes stealing from three wealthy, malicious farmers.

The stop motion in Fantastic Mr. Fox will amaze viewers. Every second of the movie is full of color and brightness, and it feels extraordinarily fluid.’

Film lovers will remember Anderson from other movies such as The Squid and the Whale and The Darjeeling Limited. Anderson’s latest work is fresh, flowing and dynamic.’

The film has an amazing cast that includes: George Clooney (Mr. Fox), Meryl Streep (Mrs. Fox), Jason Schwartzman (Ash), Owen Wilson (Coach Skip), Willem Dafoe (Rat), Eric Chase Anderson (Kristofferson), Wallace Wolodarsky (Kylie) and Jarvis Cocker (Petey).

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