Criterion's stellar reputation for Blu-ray releases continues unabated by their phenomenal treatment of Wes Anderson's first masterpiece, a sublime comedy about death, ghosts, ambition, and hubris.
[Rushmore] is a wholly original conception that is constructed of familiar parts of other films... that are somehow reassembled into something that feels new.
| Original Score: 3.5/4
| Original Score: 8/10
| Original Score: 4/5
...a curious little movie that hovers too close and too often around terminal sweetness and repellent meanness.
| Original Score: 6/10
Rushmore is a rare comedy that manages to be both hysterically funny and poignant, sometimes at the exact same instant.
| Original Score: 4/4
| Original Score: 3/7
...simplicity works in the film's favor, allowing writer-director Wes Anderson and co-writer Owen Wilson's fascinating characters to stand out.