Bottle Rocket: Criterion Collection (2008) 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…
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Bottle Rocket: Criterion Collection (2008)

EW's GRADE
A-

Details Release Date: Nov 25, 2008; DVD Release Date: Nov 25, 2008; Movie Rated: R; Genres: Comedy, Mystery and Thriller; With: Luke Wilson and Owen Wilson

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–

Originally posted Nov 26, 2008 Published in issue #1024 Dec 05, 2008 Order article reprints