Isle of Dogs is a strange movie. Well, you’d expect nothing less from director Wes Anderson, who regularly turns the mundane into absurdist delight.

There’s an abundance of such absurdity in Isle of Dogs, Anderson’s second foray into stop-motion animation following 2009‘s Fantastic Mr. Fox.

And what a feast for the senses Isle of Dogs is.

Anderson creates a beautiful world - even in the ugliness of an island of trash - with vivid colors and textures. The way he mixes traditional animation (used only on television and computer monitors) with the stop-motion is virtually groundbreaking.

 

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