Clark Collis
November 26, 2008 AT 05:00 AM EST

Bottle Rocket: Criterion Collection

type
Movie
Current Status
In Season
mpaa
R
runtime
91 minutes
performer
Luke Wilson, Owen Wilson
director
Wes Anderson
author
Wes Anderson, Owen Wilson
genre
Comedy, Mystery and Thriller

We gave it an A-

Wes Anderson’s Bottle Rocket, a comic tale of wannabe criminals (played by the Wilsons and the since underused Robert Musgrave) still seems fresh, particularly compared with 2000’s overly arch Darjeeling Limited. Criterion’s two-disc EXTRAS-larded set boasts a laconic Owen and Wes commentary, and a making-of in which costar James Caan doesn’t seem to be entirely joking when he describes Anderson as a ”sonofabitch” for not calling him now that he’s a ”big-time director.” A?

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