Monthly Archives: November 2011

Death and Dying in the Films of Wes Anderson

From Peter Tonguette’s new series on grief and mourning in film:

When I decided to have a look at Wes Anderson’s films for the first time since my father’s death, I wasn’t sure what to expect. In my mind’s eye, I pictured nothing but the joyous derring-do of Anderson’s protagonists, like Max Fisher leaving a case of bees in Herman Blume’s hotel room or Raleigh St. Clair listening to a private investigator’s report on his wife Margot Tenenbaum’s extramarital activities. As far as I was concerned, these movies represented the same thing Bringing Up Baby did: a happier time, now lost.

Read more at Press Play.  Thanks to Matt Seitz for sending this along.

The first batch of ties are on their way!

The first batch of Fantastic Mr. Fox faux-fox tail ties are on their way! Note that we have a limited quantity, so you should order soon if you want one!

The ties cost $25.00 (USD) plus $10.50 (USD) Priority-rate shipping within the United States (we are glad to ship internationally, but please contact us first by e-mail for rates). As a bonus, we’ll throw in a promotional folder, too. Where’s my bandit hat?, SOLD OUT!

Celebrating Art in L.A., 1945-1980 with Pacific Standard Time (giveaway)

You may remember our post a few weeks ago about Jason Schwartzman’s involvement in Pacific Standard Time.

Courtesy of Pacific Standard Time, we are giving away a $30 Visa gift card (which we encourage you to use at the LACMA Shop!). To enter, tell us what your favorite Pacific Standard Time exhibition is and why by commenting on this post.

Deadline to enter is Friday, 18 November at 11:59 EST.

The perfect holiday gift: Fantastic Mr. Fox faux-fur tie!

Looking for the ideal Christmas or Hanukkah gift for your little cub? Look no further!

Buy one of these rare Fantastic Mr. Fox promotional ties — handed out at ComicCon 2009. Quantities are limited. Ties are new and come in their original packaging.

The ties cost $25.00 (USD) plus $10.50 (USD) Priority-rate shipping within the United States (please contact us by e-mail for international rates). As a bonus, we’ll throw in a promotional folder, too. Where’s my bandit hat? SOLD OUT!