Posts Tagged ‘ Budd Wilkins ’

Wes Anderson’s ‘Moonrise Kingdom’

May 18th, 2012 | By

ShareTweetI’ve been made aware that many Avant Greensboro readers are Wes Anderson fans, eagerly awaiting the May 25 release of Moonrise Kingdom. Fresh from Cannes, I’m pleased to report that Moonrise Kingdom’s opening scenes are classic Wes Anderson. It’s a forthright continuation and, what’s more, intensification of the rigorous aesthetic preoccupations and occasionally precious thematic
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Whit Stillman in Distress

May 9th, 2012 | By
Damsels in Distress

ShareTweet At intervals throughout the 1990s, writer-director Whit Stillman quietly unveiled the loose trilogy Metropolitan (1990), Barcelona (1994) and The Last Days of Disco (1998). Chronicling the lives and loves of the “urban haute bourgeoisie,” a hitherto little-known species Stillman anatomized with equal measures earnest identification and affable chastisement, these low-key films were filled with
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Greensboro Writer to Cover Cannes Film Festival

Mar 19th, 2012 | By
Cannes Film Festival Coverage

ShareTweetOne of Greensboro’s national journalists, Budd Wilkins, has just received accreditation to cover the Cannes Film Festival for Slant Magazine this May. Wilkins regularly contributes reviews – spanning all genres of cinema, new and old – for the online magazine. Here is one of our favorite reviews of his, this time for Belle de Jour.
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