Babe of the Week is a feature on FTS where we pick some hot hottie that caught our eye to showcase a little about. For more information on the Babe of the Week feature you can read about it here. And to view the past Babes, feel free to peruse here.
Rushmore is the 2nd film directed by Wes Anderson and as sophomore efforts go it’s a pretty great example. Telling the story of simultaneously over- and under-achieving student Max Fischer (Jason Schwartzman) and his attempts to woo Olivia Williams’ schoolteacher, here’s some reasons why I love it:
I’ve always wanted to travel across America. I’ve been a few times, to the major tourist attractions – Disneyworld in Florida, Vegas in Nevada, Cheers in Boston – but there’s so many places I’ve never seen in person, and most likely never will. Fortunately, there’s a solution, and it’s my own personal remedy to all life’s problems: movies. There’s been a movie set literally everywhere. Everywhere! So, this feature sees me cinematically visit a new state every week, through a film that was set there. You can read my journey so far here. Next up: Idaho!
Muppets Most Wanted (2014) Directed by James Bobin. Starring: Ricky Gervais, Ty Burrell, Tina Fey. IMDB says: “While on a grand world tour, The Muppets find themselves wrapped into an European jewel-heist caper headed by a Kermit the Frog look-alike and his dastardly sidekick.”