Inspirations + Findings
Jun 23, 2012
Does Wes Anderson Hate Dogs?
The lone fatality in Anderson’s new movie, “Moonrise Kingdom” is Snoopy, a handsome wire hair fox terrier who, during a spat of “Lord of the Flies”-style violence among some children, takes an errant arrow in the neck. When the movies’ two runaway lovers discover the fallen dog, they remember him with an unsentimental eulogy.
Anderson fans won’t have been surprised by Snoopy’s untimely end, though. Throughout his career, the filmmaker has demonstrated an odd animus toward man’s best friend. Click-through for a quick tour: http://nyr.kr/MBqKib