Limited Release: The Fantastic Mr. Fox

by | November 13, 2009 at 2:35 PM | The Movies

Opening in limited release this weekend, due for major expansion in the coming weeks, is The Fantastic Mr. Fox (buy tickets at Fandango), an adaptation of a Roald Dahl children’s book by director Wes Anderson (Rushmore, The Royal Tenenbaums). George Clooney and Meryl Streep voice a married fox couple living a peaceful, civilized life, but after a visit from their nephew (Jason Schwartzman), Mr. Fox starts to revert back to his reckless days of skullduggery as a chicken thief, threatening the safety of his animal community.