Spotlight: Wes Anderson

“I don’t know what is in store for the movie business any better than anybody else does, but it does seem like my kind of movies are a little trickier than it used to be – or maybe a lot trickier.” Wes Anderson In contrast to most blockbuster films today, it is impossible to to […]

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ÉCU THROWBACK REVIEW – THE ROYAL TENENBAUMS

Français The tagline for The Royal Tenenbaums reads: “Get ready for a remarkable family gathering.” With that said, it should be noted that one should also get ready for a very strange family gathering, and an annoying one, at that – one with entitled spoiled rich folk so submerged in their own self-importance that lack […]

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SPOTLIGHT – TILDA SWINTON

Français  “There’s such an effort to try and explain people.” Once said Katherine Matilda “Tilda” Swinton of Kimmerghame, better known as Tilda Swinton. And what is more difficult to try and explain such a unique, independent and complicated person as she is? Tilda Swinton is one of the most famous actresses in the world, for […]

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SPOTLIGHT – BILL MURRAY

Français Bill Murray turned 65 earlier this week and so we thought it was only fitting to dedicate this week’s spotlight article to the much-loved actor and comedian. 
William James “Bill” Murray was born on 21st September 1950. He began his acting career with The Second City in Chicago, an improvisational comedy troupe, headed by […]

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ÉCU Spotlight: Indies at the Oscars – Wes Anderson and Moonrise Kingdom

At ÉCU we’re really excited about the large number of indie film nominations this awards season! To continue in this vein we’re spotlighting a prominent figure in the independent film world, the American director, screenwriter, actor and producer Wes Anderson. He is the director and co-screenwriter (with Roman Coppola) of Moonrise Kingdom (2012), the quirky […]

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