The 25 Best Things About The Royal Tenenbaums

           Since I live in a city where movies take forever to get to the theatres, I am still eagerly awaiting Wes Anderson’s new flick Moonrise Kingdom. A Die-Hard Anderson fan, I decided to satisfy my antsy craving by having a mini-fest of some of my favorites. So last night was spent watching Rushmore and The Royal Tenenbaums
           Not all movies get increasingly better with every viewing, but Anderson’s do. The detail is insane and the dead-pan sense of humor increases in comedic mass with every weighing. While Rushmore is fabulous, few things in life compare to the genius of Tenenbaums

If you haven’t seen it, Do. 
If you have seen it, check out my list –
Top 25 Best Things About The Royal Tenenbaums:

1. It is Aesthetically FLAWLESS
2. The INSANE Attention to detail

3. Alec Baldwin’s rich velvety narration
4. Every Inch of 111 Archer Avenue

5. The Costumes

6. Margot’s Background Check

7. Raleigh St. Clair
8. Bill Murray
9. Dudley

10. Richie’s Suicide Scene

11. The Gene Hackman/Ben Stiller Relationship
12. The Gene Hackman/Gwyneth Paltrow Relationship
13. The Gene Hackman/Luke Wilson Relationship
14. The Gene Hackman/Ari & Uzi Relationship

15. THE SOUNDTRACK
16. The Child Actors

    17. The Dalmatian Mice
    18. The Book Chapters that break up the scenes
    19. Richie’s Paintings of Margot

    20. The Paintings in Eli’s House

    21. Mordecai
    22. Margot’s Plays
    23. Owen Wilson on Mescalin 
    24. Buckley
    25. Pagoda & Dusty

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