Isle of Dogs
- 1h 41min
- Directed by: Wes Anderson
- Cast: Bryan Cranston, Edward Norton, Bill Murray, Jeff Goldblum, Kunichi Nomura, Greta Gerwig, Frances McDormand, Courtney B. Vance, Fisher Stevens, Mari Natsuki, Harvey Keitel, Koyu Rankin, Liev Schreiber, Bob Balaban, Scarlett Johansson, Tilda Swinton
- UK release: 30 March 2018
When the corrupt Mayor of Megasaki City sends all the dogs to Trash Island, his 12-year-old ward Atari (Rankin) goes there to find out what happened to his beloved Spots (Schreiber). Sensationally rendered stop-motion tribute to Japanese cinema, rich in detail and full of deadpan heroism and epic ineptitude. Delightful.
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Isle of Dogs21 Feb 2018
GFF 2018: Astonishingly intricate and heartfelt animation from Wes Anderson
'Whatever happened to man's best friend?' implores a tearful scientist as the pooches of Japan are plunged into peril. Wes Anderson's latest returns him to the stop-motion style animation style he employed so adroitly in 2009's Fantastic Mr Fox. With an…
Owen Wilson doesn't know why he's not in Isle of Dogs2 Feb 2018
Owen Wilson doesn't know why he isn't in Wes Anderson's latest movie 'Isle of Dogs'. The 49-year-old actor has collaborated with the filmmaker on a number of movies including 'The Grand Budapest Hotel', 'The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou' and 'The…
Glasgow Film Festival to host the UK premiere of Wes Anderson's Isle of Dogs4 Jan 2018
The acclaimed director's latest film will open Glasgow's fourteenth annual celebration of film
Glasgow Film Festival has kicked off 2018 with some news that will excite film lovers all over Scotland and beyond. Returning to the city on 21 Feb, this year's festival is set to open with the UK premiere of Wes Anderson's latest flick Isle of Dogs…
Bryan Cranston reveals uncertainty over Isle of Dogs22 May 2017
Bryan Cranston is curious to see how his new animated movie 'Isle of Dogs' will look on a screen. The 61-year-old actor plays a dog in the Wes Anderson-directed movie and Bryan has admitted to being unsure about the project because of its unusual…
Wes Anderson starts filming new Isle of Dogs animated movie23 Dec 2016
Wes Anderson has started filming the 'Isle of Dogs'. The 47-year-old director - who has previously helmed the 2009 animation 'Fantastic Mr Fox' - will team up with an A-list cast that includes Yoko Ono, Bill Murray, Scarlett Johansson, Bryan Cranston…
Yoko Ono cast in Isle of Dogs22 Dec 2016
Yoko Ono has been cast in Wes Anderson's new movie. The 83-year-old artist - who is best-known as the widow of Beatles legend John Lennon - is poised to feature among a star-studded cast in the award-winning director's new animated movie called 'Isle…
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