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The Witch directed by Wes Anderson is a wacky take on horror

What if The Witch was simply about a down on their luck family forced to find happiness in the woods? Thankfully, the stylings of Wes Anderson could make that happen.

Now that Anderson has tackled the cheerful holiday season through an H&M Christmas ad, it’s time he take on something a tad more spooky. CineFix is way ahead of the director, creating a unique trailer for the indie horror flick The Witch done in the signature Anderson aesthetic.

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Wes Anderson directed an H&M Christmas ad starring Adrien Brody

Now that Thanksgiving is behind us, it’s time to look ahead to Christmas — and Wes Anderson is helping get everyone in the holiday spirit.

The filmmaker reunited with his Darjeeling Limited and The Grand Budapest Hotel star Adrien Brody for a festive ad for H&M, shot in Anderson’s signature style and perfect for the holiday season.

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The Shining goes from frightening to charming in mashup with The Grand Budapest Hotel

The Grand Budapest Hotel is one of the most charming movies of 2014, thanks to Wes Anderson’s signature charm and aesthetic. Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining is… well, “charming” may not be the first word that comes to mind. But the horror film that still continues to haunt your dreams becomes much more approachable when combined with Anderson’s whimsy.

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Wes Anderson designed a very Wes Anderson-esque cafe in Milan

Few directors have delivered as consistent and idiosyncratic a style as Wes Anderson has throughout his film career. So it’s unsurprising that when the Grand Budapest Hotel director lent his stylings to the creation of a café in Milan, Italy, it came out looking like a set from one of his films.

According to the official website for Bar Luce, Anderson said his aim was “to make it a bar I would want to spend my own non-fictional afternoons in,” or a place where he would want to do his own writing.

The bar, which opened May 9, itself looks to be an amalgamation of Anderson’s films and his own general sense of décor. Two pinball machines are located in Bar Luce, one based on The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, the other on the director’s short film Castello Cavalcanti. And the wallpaper evokes the distinct Budapest Hotel design.

Check out a few shots from the interior of Bar Luce below, and take a look at more photos on Instagram from the café. Hopefully, Anderson’s foray into design will help usher the hypothetical Wes Anderson-created theme park into reality.

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Inside the Best Picture nominees: A deep dive into The Grand Budapest Hotel

The Academy Awards are just days away—which means it’s time to buckle down and really get to know this year’s Best Picture contenders. Today’s deep-dive: Wes Anderson’s Stefan Zweig-inspired creation, The Grand Budapest Hotel, which asked us why we want to be a lobby boy. 

Name: The Grand Budapest Hotel

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Critics' Choice Movie Awards 2015: The Moments You Didn't Want to Miss

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At the Critics’ Choice Movie Awards Boyhood once again had a good night, winning the Best Picture award, as did Michael Keaton, who was on stage three times to accept awards for Birdman. There were also some male strippers, but more on that a little bit later.

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