by Gary Johnson
Filmmakers Wes Anderson and Owen Wilson love obsessions. In their first movie, Bottle Rocket, they focused on the pathetic (but funny) travails of a young man named Anthony, recently released from a mental hospital, and his friend Dignan, a wanna-be big-time thief. Above everything else in life, Dignan wants to put together a great team of thieves and he wants Anthony to be part of that team. He envisions heists so elaborate that they involve pole vaulting and other acrobatics, but he's totally incapable of making those plans ever come to fruition.
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