The Grand Budapest Hotel (3 stars) | March 21, 2014 | Palo Alto Weekly | Palo Alto Online |

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- March 21, 2014

The Grand Budapest Hotel (3 stars)

If there were a valid critique to be given of "The Grand Budapest Hotel" — writer-director Wes Anderson's latest, highly stylized ode to a place that might have been — it would be that Anderson has fallen victim to his own tropes. But you won't hear that here. The film is just too much fun; and the fact is, it wouldn't be nearly so enjoyable if it weren't for Anderson's over-the-top style.

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