With the upcoming release of Asteroid City, who will compete this year in Cannes for the Palme d’Or, the filmmaker Wes Anderson is on everyone’s lips. Creator of fast-paced universes in feature films such as The Grand Budapest Hotel, Moonrise Kingdom either Fantastic Mr Fox, everyone wants to emulate the peculiarities of his filmography, which have become a trend on social networks.
Now, the Curious Refuge YouTube account has emulated What would this universe be like if it mixed with that of The Lord of the rings. Bill Murray in the skin of Gandalf, Timothée Chalamet in that of Frodo and Owen Wilson as Sauron, among a string of possible character changes, conquer Internet users.
The symmetry measured to the millimeter, its characteristic color palette prioritizing pastels, the constant tracking shots or the zenithal focus of the detail shots, among many other imprints of Wes Anderson’s cinema, are present in this video that has already exceeded 300,000 views in just one day.
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The popularization of Artificial intelligence He is also behind this montage, where Middle-earth is flooded with color and impossible movements.
Among the hilarious casting we also find tilda swinton like Galadriel, Edward Norton like Aragorn, Lea Seydoux like Arwen, Benicio, the bull like Gimli, Adrien Brody like Legolas, Bob Balaban like Bilbo, jeff goldblum like Elrond, Ben Stiller like Boromir, Christopher Waltz like Saruman and Willem Dafoe like Gollum.
A 1 minute 48 second long clip where we also find Anderson-style phrases like ‘Not all those who wander are lost’ and where we are presented with the title of this alleged film that could be translated as The whimsical (or fanciful) community. An history about The Lord of the rings. The film for which many would pay in the cinema.
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