Wes Anderson… has a very special kind of talent: He knows how to convey the simple joys and interactions between people so well and with such richness. This kind of sensibility is rare in movies. ~ Martin Scorsese

The Rushmore Academy was founded in 2001 as a fan site for Wes Anderson’s sophomore effort Rushmore.

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With the release of The Royal Tenenbaums in 2001, we began the tradition of enshrining each Wes Anderson film in our hallowed halls. In 2007, we shifted the focus of our content and energies to a blog format.