Often considered to be one of—if not the best—film from auteur Wes Anderson, The Royal Tenenbaums hit theaters in 2001 exposing audiences to a stylish world of upper class New York City quirk. The film is a visual treat, featuring Anderson’s trademark symmetrical framing and intricate production design. But, is Tenenbaums more than just a collection of stylish props and polished cinematography? Does it work on a character level as well? We talk about Wes Anderson and his overall milieu and whether or not Tenenbaums is worthy of all its acclaim.