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Classic Cinema in 3 GIFs: Rushmore

Jason Schwartzman plays Max Fischer in Rushmore

Jason Schwartzman plays Max Fischer in Rushmore.

Still from Rushmore © Criterion 1998.

Also in Slate: Listen to our interview with Wes Anderson, read Dana Stevens’ review of Moonrise Kingdom, and play Wes Anderson Bingo.

Every once in a while we like to pay tribute to a landmark film by encapsulating it in three
animated GIFs. For this installment, on the occasion of Wes Anderson’s latest release, we’re honoring Rushmore, his 1998 coming-of-age picture about two unlikely friends (played by Jason Schwartzman and Bill Murray) who fight over the love of a widowed first-grade teacher (played by Olivia Williams).

In the comments, let us know which three GIFs you would have selected, and nominate the film we should take on next.

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Images from Rushmore © Criterion 1998

 

 

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Images from Rushmore © Criterion 1998

 

 

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Previously
Classic Cinema in 3 GIFs: The Grand Illusion
Classic Cinema in 3 GIFS: King Kong
Classic Cinema in 3 GIFs: A Clockwork Orange
Classic Cinema in 3 GIFs: Easy Rider
Classic Cinema in 3 GIFs: Metropolitan
Classic Cinema in 3 GIFs: Citizen Kane
Classic Cinema in 3 GIFs: The Godfather

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