A Great Addition to Anderson's Legacy
FSUNoles27TS - wrote on 01/23/13
I have now seen what I would say is Wes Anderson's top 3; in my order from best is Moonrise, Tenenbaums, and then Rushmore. His other movies in my opinion are not in the same class of greatness. This movie was really good as I am a big Anderson fan. While his style of slow, sweet, and innocent (but not innocent) love stories always seem to grab me. This had the Teacher/Student relationship, like Tenenbaums had Brother/Sister, and Moonrise had just plain rebellious love between children. It works for him. Rushmore did drag on a bit through the middle, but it still rescued itself with a beautiful ending. I thoroughly enjoyed this movie as it is a testament of the strength of love and friendship, also dabbling quite a bit in forbidden love.