publication date: Monday, April 13, 2020 (part of Spring 2020)

category: Movies

clue: His movies have taken a bottle rocket to a moonrise, ventured from Darjeeling to Budapest, and featured a fantastic fox and an island full of dogs.

explanation: Anderson wrote and directed Bottle Rocket, Moonrise Kingdom, The Darjeeling Unlimited, The Grand Budapest Hotel, Fantastic Mr. Fox, and Isle of Dogs. more…

difficulty: very easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, and Erik Bates


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