The Grand Budapest Hotel News

This Week in Blu-ray / DVD Releases: The Lego Movie, House of Cards ... This week: The awesome fun of 'The Lego Movie,' 'House Cards' stacks the deck with Season 2, and Wes Anderson checks back in with The Grand Budapest Hotel.' ► We are well into June and nothing has dethroned THE LEGO MOVIE yet as the year’s biggest hit (‘Winter Soldier’ came... Read More...

Fox Searchlight Created a LEGO Version of 'Grand Budapest Hotel' Though Fox Searchlight has already release The Grand Budapest Hotel in theaters, the film is poised to hit Blu-Ray & DVD next week on June 17th. Normally these occasions aren't worth writing about, but in order to celebrate the release of the Wes Anderson comedy, the studio commissioned a huge LEGO version of the title hotel. Ryan Ziegelbauer and a team of eight builders put the model together, and as the featurette below indicates, they spent 575 hours building and designing the replica.


Cannes: Meet the Real-Life Concierges Behind 'The Grand Budapest Hotel''s Secret Society – Cannes concierges discuss the Society of Golden Keys, which inspired the fictional secret society featured in Wes Anderson's hit film. 8 years 19 weeks ago via donnieyen

Can Fox Searchlight Turn 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' Into a Serious Oscar Contender? – Even though it came out early in the year--supposedly a no-can-do for awards contention--Wes Anderson's "The Grand Budapest Hotel" could very well be a major player in 2014. The specialty box office sensation (almost $52 million domestic at the time of writing, and $140 million worldwide) is in the Top Ten two months after its initial release. 8 years 20 weeks ago via donnieyen

Weekend Box Office Report: 'Captain America' Owns the Box Office

6:23 PM 4/6/2014 by Logan Falk
Captian America: The Winter Soldier
There’s no other way to put it—this weekend was an absolute blowout for Marvel’s latest film in the Avengers cycle. Some of this success could be attributed to the absolute lack of blockbusters on par with it over the last few months, but with box office numbers this good, you have to be doing something right.

Can ‘Noah’ And ‘Grand Budapest Hotel’ Overcome Oscar’s Greatest Curse: A March Release Date? – Academy members will get the chance this weekend to see Noah and The Grand Budapest Hotel when their official Academy screening program finally resumes after a break for Oscar. But while the Samuel Goldwyn Theatre at the Academy’s Beverly Hills headquarters is undergoing major renovations , the screenings have moved to Hollywood at the Acad’s much smaller Linwood Dunn Theatre at their Pickford Center For Motion Picture Study on Vine St. 8 years 25 weeks ago via brucelee

Movie Theaters Receive Special Instructions on How to Project 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' – Most films are projected in one aspect ratio ( most commonly, 1.85:1), but Wes Anderson's "The Grand Budapest Hotel" is presented in three aspect ratios, which is why it's not surprising that Fox Searchlight would send movie theaters special instructions on how to project it. "Renowned filmmaker West Anderson has spent the last few years bringing 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' to the screen. 8 years 28 weeks ago via theothersenhman

The Grand Budapest Hotel Goes Red Band with a New Trailer – Now playing in Los Angeles and New York, Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel has today launched, via Yahoo! Movies , a Red Band trailer. Check it out in the player below! 8 years 29 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Specialty Box Office: Wes Anderson's 'Budapest Hotel' Has Grand, Record-Breaking Debut – After a slow start to the 2014 specialty box office, leave it to Wes Anderson to turn things around in a grand fashion. His "Grand Budapest Hotel" opened in 4 theaters yesterday via Fox Searchlight this weekend, breaking the live action average record of another Anderson in the process (Paul Thomas, if you couldn't guess). "Grand Budapest" -- which stars Ralph Fiennes, Edward Norton, Bill Murray, Tilda Swinton, Adrien Brody and Jude Law, among many others -- was estimated to gross a stunning $800,000, which made for a $200,000 per-theater-average. 8 years 29 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Extra Butter: Our March 2014 Movie Guide

4:02 PM 3/3/2014 by Jeff Giles
It's March, which means that although winter isn't completely over yet, things are starting to warm up -- both outside and at the box office, where our dark season of studio dregs is giving way to the annual prelude to blockbuster season. For the next few weeks, Hollywood will be flexing its muscles, limbering up for the summer months and putting out a few films that should break the ice before the superheroes take over.

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The Grand Budapest Hotel

The Grand Budapest Hotel
The Grand Budapest Hotel recounts the adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting and the battle for an...
Wes Anderson
Fox Searchlight
March 07, 2014
Comedy, Drama