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!

[the films of] Wes Anderson – Video

I’m not sure how we missed this, but YouTube user keesvdijkhuizen has been creating film compilations every month as part of a yearlong series, tackling contemporary auteurs like Sofia Coppola and David Fincher. The most recent of these compilations is for, naturally, the films of Wes Anderson.

(via /Film)

The Fantastic Mr. Star Fox (Video)

College Humor has created this stop-motion parody mash-up of the video game Star Fox, and Fantastic Mr. Fox.

I can’t say we’re really the audience for this one (must have missed it in my SNES days), but it’s well made and if you get the jokes, I’m sure very funny. Enjoy.

Cahiers du Cinéma names Fantastic Mr. Fox #5 Movie of 2010

Esteemed French cinema journal Cahiers du Cinéma, once home to nouvelle vague pioneers Jean-Luc Godard, Francois Truffaut and Eric Rohmer, among others, has named Fantastic Mr. Fox the #5 film of 2010. The film received general release in France on February 17, 2010. To read more about the French release, please visit our older posts on the matter.

The full top ten is after the jump.

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Happy Thanksgiving From The Rushmore Academy

A Happy Thanksgiving to all our American readers (and a belated one to our Canadian readers).

Send your family, friends, enemies and all those in-between our Fantastic Mr. Fox e-card, or our Rushmore video card and be sure to have a happy holiday.

Full-size here.

Twitter-able link here.

Jason Schwartzman on NPR’s Fresh Air

Jason Schwartzman is out promoting the second season of his fantastic HBO series Bored to Death, and today he did a 40 minute interview with Terry Gross for Fresh Air, covering the show and his whole career.

“I gave the script [of Rushmore] to my mom and I said ‘Mom, I’ve never auditioned. Can you give me any pointers? Can you help me memorize lines?’ and she read the script and she said ‘I’ll be right back’ and she went out and rented three films, The Graduate, Dog Day Afternoon, and Harold and Maude. And I watched them all for the first time. And it was in that moment where I felt, watching the films, this warm, insane feeling inside of my body which was a feeling that up until then music had given me. And it was in that moment where I said ‘I don’t know if I’ll ever get this part. I don’t know if my band will ever make it. But I’ve got to try to live my life somehow staying as close to this weird feeling as possible.”

Listen to the interview after the jump, or at Fresh Air‘s site, where you can also download a podcast of the interview.

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Wes Chats Noir, Gets an Art Show, and Waris Installs

What is this beguiling painting?

Three new stories, after the jump.

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