This Fri 1 May is Wes Anderson’s birthday. The Peter Pan of cinema turns 51 and, although it still feels like Anderson is a fresh new voice in film, it’s almost 25 years since his debut. In that time he has become a household name for his signature style. A genre all of his own.
It’s even been said that Wes Anderson remakes the same movie over and over again, such is his dogmatic devotion to themes, actors and even the composition of shots.
With that in mind, we take a look at 10 perfect shots from his career so far, including the forthcoming The French Dispatch.