Three grown prodigies, all with a unique genius of some kind, and their mother are staying at the family household. Their father, Royal had left them long ago, and comes back to make things right with his family.Written by
The building next to the Tenenbaum house has a plaque that says it is an Ambassador's residence. It is never stated what country the Ambassador represents, but the flag is that of Thailand. See more »
When Royal takes Ari and Uzi on their adventure and they are riding the garbage truck, the opening shot shows a side view of the trio. In this shot, Royal is not wearing his cap in following shots, Royal is wearing his cap backwards. See more »
Royal Tenenbaum bought the house on Archer Avenue in the winter of his 35th year. Over the next decade, he and his wife had three children, and then they separated.
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The film title first appears on a library book being checked out, then several of the books are seen, and finally the book cover becomes a title card. See more »
There's another scene involving Etheline Tenenbaum (Anjelica Huston) and Henry Sherman (Danny Glover) eating dinner together. Etheline once again turns him down and leaves while he's lighting a piece of toast on fire. See more »
Judy Is A Punk
Written by Dee Dee Ramone (as Douglas Colvin), Johnny Ramone (as John Cummings), Tommy Ramone (as Thomas Erdelyi), and Joey Ramone (as Jeff Hyman)
Published by W8 Music Corp. o/b/o itself, Bleu Disque Music Co., Inc and Taco Tunes, Inc.
Performed by Ramones
Courtesy of Sire Records
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In many ways, 'The Royal Tenenbaums' could be considered the "ultimate" Wes Anderson film. It gleefully employs all of Anderson's principal cinematic traits and contains levels of quirk so high it isn't even worth describing. It is also a masterpiece.
Every shot is beautiful and precise, as is oft the case w/Wes Anderson, but here the style is containing of more vigor and heaviness than is even to be expected. 'The Royal Tenenbaums' is essentially the archetypical Wes Anderson film and, since Wes Anderson is one of my very favourite filmmakers of all time, that just ranks it among what I believe to be the greatest films of all time. It tackles dark topics in a manner that is at once lightly and blackly comical while also be genuinely and successfully dramatic throughout as well. Punchlines don't get in the way of the drama, and yet they are still oft inserted into more dramatic scenes. Everything is timed w/perfection, creating an atmosphere that is theatrical, dramatic, and fantastical, and yet all of the emotions are incredibly raw and real. It's a beautiful film w/near perfect writing, cinematography, performances, etc.
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