Top 10: Most Complex Wes Anderson Characters


Top 10: Most Complex Wes Anderson Characters

Wes Anderson has directed seven films in his career. Of those films he has also written them (most of the time with a co-writer). All seven of these films have similar things in common, from their symmetrical shots to their color palettes. A common theme in a Wes Anderson film is dysfunctional characters.

Each character is layered in a way that they are suffering from some case of minor mental illness. Characters experience neurotic and unconventional behavior through these illnesses which can consist of bipolar disorder, depression, and a variety of social disorders. I am no psychiatrist, so I couldn’t simply tell you a diagnoses of each characters illness.

This illness within the main protagonists doesn’t mean we will find ourselves immersed in drama. Wes Anderson films are comedies and explore quirkiness around the manner of these illnesses. The more in-depth the illness is the more complex the character is. So without further ado, here is The Media 10’s Top 10 list for the most complex Wes Anderson characters: (more…)

Music Analysis & Review: Muse – The 2nd Law

Music Review: Muse – The 2nd Law 
by Matthew Durham

“Muse is our generations Queen.” said a youtube commenter who was voted into the top comments section. I’ve never really thought about Matthew Bellamy’s voice resembling Freddie Mercury’s until I heard their newest album The 2nd Law. Which takes are darker turn for the three-person band both lyrically and musically.

Let me start of by saying that Muse is one of my favorite bands, no song in particular probably makes my top 10 or even top 20 list though. But unlike most bands, Muse is consistent and with The 2nd Law they maintain that consistency of good music.