If Wes Anderson Directed 'X-Men,' It Would Look EXACTLY Like This Genius Video

"I think he's the art teacher."

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Because everyone wants to live in a world that's symmetrical and whimsical, save for some emotional discomfort and the occasional cartoon violence, filmmaker Patrick Willems has given the Wes Anderson treatment to the world of X-Men. (Which is, if you take away the laser vision and retractable claws and stuff, actually a heartwarming tale about a band of misfit students.)

There is harpsichord music, normcore costumes, and a bunch of running in straight lines, so you know he did a proper job of it. Watch Willems' interpretation of Anderson's (imagined) interpretation of Marvel Comics' original story right here. 

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Chelsea Peng is a writer and editor who was formerly the assistant editor at MarieClaire.com. She's also worked for The Strategist and Refinery29, and is a graduate of Northwestern University. On her tombstone, she would like a GIF of herself that's better than the one that already exists on the Internet and a free fro-yo machine. Besides frozen dairy products, she's into pirates, carbs, Balzac, and snacking so hard she has to go lie down.