I just read a Rolling Stones article that says this is one of Wes’s best movies, and it’s barely a movie. I agree on one of those points. It’s barely a movie.
It’s a visual audio book.
I’m not sure why Wes Anderson keeps trying to do something new or outside the box. If your original formula still works, why change it?
Based on this and French Dispatch I can safely say that short stories are not his…