When Dogs Rule

Movies: ‘Isle of Dogs’
Some of the Dogs from “Isle of Dogs”

Wes Anderson must have more patience — and imagination — than any other film director. The small, intensely personal worlds he creates, with their gorgeous sets that might be dioramas and  idiosyncratic soundtracks, are like no other. Whether using meticulous, handmade stop-motion animation, as he did in the under-appreciated “Fantastic Mr.Fox,” or live actors speaking wry dialogue in unexpected situations, as in “Moonrise Kingdom,” Anderson rarely disappoints.

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