I know I’m super late to the party with my adoration of this film (it’s not long been released in NZ though!) but I finally got to see The Grand Budapest Hotel at the cinema the other night and haven’t stopped thinking about it since. When a film is still in your head a good 48 hours after you’ve seen it, you know it had an impact. The story, the aesthetic, the costumes, the 1930s glamour – I was pretty mesmerised from the start. It was an utterly charming piece of cinema.
Here’s the trailer if you haven’t seen it yet: