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    The Grand Budapest Hotel Review Roundup: Critics Praise New Wes Anderson Flick

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    Wes Anderson fans, rejoice!

    The filmmaker's latest movie, The Grand Budapest Hotel, is riding a wave of stellar reviews as it heads into theaters this weekend.

    Revolving around the employees of a famed 1920s European hotel, this one-of-a-kind flick features a star-studded cast that includes Ralph Fiennes, Tilda Swinton, Bill Murray, Saoirse Ronan, Adrien Brody, Jason Schwartzman and Jude Law.

    Check out what some of the critics are saying...

    • "Wes Anderson's captivating 1930s-set caper offers a vibrant and imaginative evocation of a bygone era," writes Justin Chang of Variety.

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    • "It's a filigreed toy box of a movie, so delicious-looking you may want to lick the screen. It is also, in the Anderson manner, shot through with humor, heartbreak and a bruised romantic's view of the past," notes Rolling Stone's Peter Travers. "It is also, not in the Anderson manner, a rollicking caper that mixes theft, murder, a prison break and pastry recipes into a rousing free-for-all that speeds by like a dervish."

    • "The Grand Budapest Hotel is a marvelous contraption, a wheels-within-wheels thriller that's pure oxygenated movie play," states Owen Gleiberman of Entertainment Weekly.

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    • "An exquisitely calibrated, deadpan-comic miniature that expands in the mind and becomes richer and more tragic," opines Vulture's David Edelstein. "Anderson's visuals are so witty and exacting they transcend camp, but his dialogue, alas, doesn't."

     • "This action-comedy-romance-nostalgia piece is a movie lover's head-spinning delight," shares Alonso Duralde of The Wrap. "The Grand Budapest Hotel is course after course of desserts...presented with a flourish and served so promptly that you can barely catch your breath between treats. It's not until an hour or two has passed that you realize that you haven't really eaten anything."

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