History Of Wes Anderson

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Tyler C. Casalini
Mr. David Heck
AP English 11
23 April 2014
AP English Research Paper – Rough Draft
Since the late 1890’s films have been constantly changing the history of pop culture and the way people view war, politics, and the world as a whole. As the timeline of the history of film progressed, there were many different phases: gothic noir, slapstick comedy, tragedy vs. love, romance, and many more. Towards the more recent times, the central ideas of films started drifting to the greatness of the directors. Directors such as Stanley Kubrick, Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg, and many more were noted as outstanding directors of action and cinematography. In this paper I will speak about Wes Anderson, Martin Scorsese, and the ever so infamous Baz Luhrmann. These directors have changed the way filmmaking has been and will be looked at from this point on.
Wesley "Wes" Anderson - born on May 1, 1969 in Houston, Texas - is an American director and screenwriter. Anderson’s films are known for their extremely unique style seemingly quirky narratives. He graduated from St. John's School in Houston in 1987, where he later used as one of the many sets in his film Rushmore. He then moved on and graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 1990, where he met a future collaborator Owen Wilson who he frequently worked with. Anderson's first film, Bottle Rocket (1996), based on a short film that
Casalini 2 he made with the Wilson brothers, was a crime adventure concentrated on a group of young Texans eager to achieve major raids. Initially, Bottle Rocket was intended as a "...really serious movie: A guy coming around a corner just a second too late and this other guy's dead, and he's screaming, 'NO!!!'“ clarifies Ande...

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... Carey Mulligan and Tobey Maguire.
With many different genres and types of filmmaking, it can result in a large variety of stories and conflicts. Nevertheless, film has always brought people together as a society. If there is one thing everyone can notice about films is the achievement in style and directing. The three directors talked about in this paper are the most successful at delivering a breathtaking style and direction to their films. Baz Luhrmann, Wes Anderson, and Martin Scorsese have produced and directed films over decades and each film as impacted not only the United States but worldwide. With the unmistakable trademarks that each director has, it is very easy to feel sucked into the world in which they are shaping around you and the story. Because of these three directors, the film world and industry has been revolutionized for many centuries to come.
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