Anderson at his best in 'Grand Budapest Hotel'
Posted on Friday, Mar 14, 2014
The Grand Budapest Hotel, Wes Anderson's eighth, and most ambitious, teeming film, begins in a sort of familiar here-and-now, in a European city cemetery: A student, clutching a book and sporting punky pins on her coat, approaches the memorial of a man cited only as "The Author." On the pedestal, beneath his bust, people have hung what look like hotel keys, totems from devotees.
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