The quintessential Summer romance film is simultaneously lighthearted, intense, and picturesque. It's an eclectic genre, boasting a collection of films that range from young forbidden love stories like Moonrise Kingdom to somber war dramas like Atonement. Show More Summary
We are pleased to feature an excerpt from the May 2017 edition of the online magazine Bright Wall/Dark Room, which is focused on the theme of childhood. Along with this essay by Joanna Di Mattia about "Moonrise Kingdom," the issue also...Show More Summary
Late last summer, we featured a video that took a look at some of the visual influences and references of filmmaker Wes Anderson. The director of The Royal Tenenbaums, Moonrise Kingdom, Grand Budapest Hotel, Fantastic Mr. Fox and more has a unique visual style that is unmistakable. Show More Summary
A charming getaway with shades of ‘Moonrise Kingdom’ This converted boathouse is not, in fact, a hauled-onto-land houseboat, as this editor mistakenly thought at first, but it’s still as whimsical in concept—and practice—as the latter...Show More Summary
On YouTube, Wes Anderson has kicked off the holiday season with a fun little film. The filmmaker, known for whimsical, quaint movies like Moonrise Kingdom and The Grand Budapest Hotel, teamed up with retailer H&M for a branded videoShow More Summary
Wes Anderson (Moonrise Kingdom, The Grand Budapest Hotel) has done another one of his unique commercials – this time for H&M. Adrien Brody stars as Conductor Ralph, who has to inform his passengers that inclement weather and technical...Show More Summary
All right, Thanksgiving's over, you are now required by law to get ready for the rest of the holiday season. To get you started, Wes Anderson, director of Moonrise Kingdom and The Royal Tenenbaums, has directed a Christmas commercial for H&M. Show More Summary
Netflix is now streaming Osgood Perkins’ must see I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House, which stars Academy Award Nominee Bob Balaban (The Grand Budapest Hotel, Moonrise Kingdom), Lucy Boynton (February) and Golden Globe winner Ruth Wilson (“The Affair,” Saving Mr. Show More Summary
Lessons from the Screenplay argues that Moonrise Kingdom is where Wes Anderson’s aesthetic perfectly matches the screenplay – a tale of innocence and youthful optimism told from the perspective of jaded adults. Then again, that sounds like all of Anderson’s films.
Video: It’s not an accident when movies look like other movies. Even when it comes to movies that you wouldn’t immediately associate with each other like Pulp Fiction and Moonrise Kingdom or Full Metal Jacket and… Moonrise Kingdom, it’s obvious that the directors are respectfully paying homage to the works that came before. More »
It’s not an accident when movies look like other movies. Even when it comes to movies that you wouldn’t immediately associate with each other like Pulp Fiction and Moonrise Kingdom or Full Metal Jacket and... Moonrise Kingdom, it’s obvious that the directors are respectfully paying homage to the works that came before. Read more...
Are you loving these bridesmaid berets as much as I am? They're from one of my favorite weddings, Ellen and Chris' Moonrise Budapest Hotel Kingdom: A very Wes Anderson wedding. They had a ton of awesome movie-themed and vintage details that we wanted to call out. But this wedding party detail is one way Ellen tied all of her mismatched bridesmaid styles together.
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The aliens came to exterminate humanity... but they didn't know... what planet they were messing with... Or the zany adventures we'd all have in the process! In the vein of "The Royal Tenenbaums" and "Moonrise Kingdom," "Wes Anderson"...Show More Summary
In recent years, Bruce Willis has been sleepwalking his way through a lot of action thrillers. That’s truly a shame since we know he’s still capable of doing great work in movies like Looper and Moonrise Kingdom. Sadly, a new bank heist...Show More Summary
CNN explains the State of the Union in terms a "Moonrise Kingdom" audience would appreciate. Because both parties can agree the Capitol needs more monogrammed vintage luggage.
1960s-themed Moonrise Kingdom bridesmaids (with berets!), Fantastic Mr. Fox-inspired groom gear, a globe guest book, gorgeously French pastries, and so many Wes Anderson details to spot -- this Wes Anderson wedding is miraculous. This four-day Labor Day weekend wedding even included rafting down the Rio Grande! You have to see this one.
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We all know what a Wes Anderson movie is. The co-writer/director behind Moonrise Kingdom, The Grand Budapest Hotel, and The Royal Tenenbaums has a distinct voice and style. Anderson is sometimes criticized for never leaving his wheelhouse, but, according to the director, he might venture far outside of his comfort zone with a horror movie. Show More Summary
It’s pretty hard to be a movie fan and not see a movie by Wes Anderson, the man who brought us such titles as The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, The Royal Tenenbaums, and Moonrise Kingdom. After all, it feels like any movie the man puts out is pretty much guaranteed a yellow brick road […]