The Fantastic Mr. Fox - Preview Screenings

fantastic mr foxWes Anderson's THE FANTASTIC MR. FOX is due out on November 25, but Los Angeles residents have two opportunities to see it early, one at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica and one at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Check out dates and times below:

Title: The Fantastic Mr. Fox (sneak preview)
Location: Aero Theatre, 1328 Montana Avenue, Santa Monica, CA
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Date: November 5 at 7:30pm

Title: The Fantastic Mr. Fox (sneak preview)
Location: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
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Date: November 10 at 7:30pm

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Wes Anderson’s first animated film utilizes handmade stop-motion techniques to envision Roald Dahl’s timeless story about crafty, debonair Mr. Fox (voiced by George Clooney at his most charismatic) and the mean-spirited trio of oddball farmers—Boggis, Bunce, and Bean—pursuing him. With trademark wit, storybook production design, dazzling set pieces, an indelible cast of characters, and original songs by Jarvis Cocker, Anderson renders an enchanting, hilarious, and ultimately poignant portrait of the struggle between civility and wild animal instinct.

FANTASTIC MR. FOX, 2009, 20th Century Fox, 87 min. Director Wes Anderson's first animated film is an adaptation of Roald Dahl's classic children's book. Mr. and Mrs. Fox (voiced by George Clooney and Meryl Streep) live an idyllic home life with son Ash (Jason Schwartzman), but the bucolic existence proves too much for Mr. Fox. When he slips back into his old ways as a sneaky chicken thief, he ends up endangering the whole animal community. Discussion following with actor Jason Schwartzman and producer Allison Abbate.