The birth of quirk, Wes Anderson style. The director and his co-writer and star, Owen Wilson, crafted an outlandish character study in a heist film’s clothing, following two unhinged friends (Owen and brother Luke) who try to erase their vague sense of discontentment by pulling off a robbery. Such endeavors always go wrong in the movies, but these guys really never had a chance. This is hysterical stuff, even if it only hints at the creative level Wilson and Anderson would reach next with Rushmore.
Should get here right about when my Suicide Squad hangover wears off