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Return to Rushmore: Best Buy's Back-to-School Ad Channels a Wes Anderson Classic Sadly, no Bill Murray

Wes Anderson's Rushmore was a clear inspiration for Best Buy's back-to-school spot, which, like the 1998 film, focuses on a student juggling an excess of extracurricular interests. Created by Crispin Porter…

July 25, 2014, 7:00 PM EDT

Lego Artisans Rebuild The Grand Budapest Hotel, Completely to Scale Intricate project helps promote film's DVD release

To help promote the DVD and Blu-ray release of Wes Anderson's delightful film The Grand Budapest Hotel, distributor 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment commissioned Lego sculptors (yes, this is a…

June 18, 2014, 12:51 PM EDT

Syfy Is Making a Third Sharknado, and We've Already Written 5 Pitches for It Sequel to The Second One

Syfy tells Adweek exclusively that it has green-lit a third movie in its increasingly silly Sharknado franchise before even airing the second one (official title: The Second One). The first flick…

April 30, 2014, 11:04 AM EDT

Chinese Artist's Job Application to Wes Anderson Is Bizarrely Hypnotic Grand Budapest Hotel trailers, made from remnants of the set

"Working for Wes Anderson," in some ways an obsessive homage to the award-winning director, also stands on its own as an impressive example of avant-garde artistry. Chinese media artist Youyou Yang…

January 17, 2014, 9:38 AM EST

Adweek's Top 5 Commercials of the Week: Nov. 8-15 Don't look now, but the holidays are upon us. Vote for this week's best spot

Thanksgiving may still be two weeks away, but the trickle of holiday commercials this week became a torrent, especially from retailers in Britain, who take their Christmas advertising responsibilities very…

November 15, 2013, 9:02 AM EST

Watch Wes Anderson's Lovely New Short Film for Prada This time, Jason Schwartzman is a 1955 race car driver

Wes Anderson is a guy who loves his vintage fashion (remember the Louis Vuitton suitcases in The Darjeeling Limited?) and the affection appears to be mutual. Prada has partnered with…

November 14, 2013, 9:18 AM EST

Wait Until You Hear How Much Work Went Into SNL's Wes Anderson Parody Literally was finished seconds before airing

If you thought SNL's spot-on Halloween parody of Wes Anderson was amazing, wait until you hear everything that went on behind the scenes. In an incredibly detailed deconstruction, SNL director of…

November 7, 2013, 10:57 AM EST

Trailer for Grand Budapest Hotel Captures What's Great and Grating About Wes Anderson Why does racial hierarchy remain a theme?

Wes Anderson is one of the few filmmakers whose trailers are still met with great anticipation and debate, with today being a good example of why. The first official preview of…

October 17, 2013, 12:06 PM EDT

Ad of the Day: Prada French love triangles never felt so good as in Wes Anderson and Roman Coppola's delightful short film

High-fashion ads shot by celebrity directors usually amount to little more than pretentious, narrative-starved ad-sturbation. Prada, though, often delivers something more, something refreshing for the category—a cool sense of style…

March 27, 2013, 1:15 PM EDT

Three's Company in Wes Anderson and Roman Coppola's New Prada Short Film Trio of Candy L'Eau teasers

From flatulence to fancy perfume, I've had a fragrant week at AdFreak. Prada has commissioned a short film by Wes Anderson and Roman Coppola to tout its Candy L'Eau scent.…

March 22, 2013, 2:02 PM EDT

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