One of my favorite designers, Jessica Hische (she did the film titles for Moonrise Kingdom), is coming out with a new book in September called In Progress: See Inside a Lettering Artist's Sketchbook and Process, from Pencil to Vector. This...Show More Summary
Girl-with-binoculars image from Wes Anderson's Moonrise Kingdom. SIFF From now until the end of this year's Seattle International Film Festival, I'll be providing regular posts about films, news, gossip, and anything else that looks interesting. Show More Summary
Call it a view of moonrise kingdom. The astronomers who run NASA's beautiful Astronomy Photo Of The Day blog posted a haunting image this week of the moon rising through the immense shadow of Hawaii's Mauna Kea volcano. To reiterate: That's not a mountain in the background. Show More Summary
A new fan film imagines what Marvel's mutants might look like through the lens of the director of "The Grand Budapest Hotel" and "Moonrise Kingdom."
Illustrator Jessica Hische explains. Jessica Hische is the graphic artist who's drawn the lettering you've see in ads for Starbucks and Nike, book covers for David Eggers, branding for Mailchimp, and the film Moonrise Kingdom. And in this irresistibly charming ad by the U.S. Post Office, she talks about what it was like to design the Forever Love stamp. Read Full Story
Hang on, does this film have a happy ending? Are Sam and Suzy trapped by institutions, or rescued by them? Overthinking “Moonrise Kingdom”: The Nature of the Threat originally appeared on Overthinking It, the site subjecting the popular culture to a level of scrutiny it probably doesn't deserve. [Latest Posts | Podcast (iTunes Link)]
Big Eyes (2014) Cast includes: Amy Adams (American Hustle), Christoph Waltz (Django Unchained), Krysten Ritter (Breaking Bad), Jason Schwartzman (Moonrise Kingdom), Terence Stamp (Yes Man) Director: Tim Burton (Beetlejuice, Corpse Bride) Writers:...Show More Summary
Sploid readers Michael Schwartz and Tyler Nilson—part of the California-based production group Lucky Treehouse—sent this excellent short about lost love and new beginnings, which they defined as "one part Moonrise Kingdom and two parts Raising Arizona." The Moped Diaries is the title—and it's excellent. Read more...
Jessica Hische and Font Bureau have teamed up to offer the typeface Hische designed for Wes Anderson's Moonrise Kingdom. Meet Tilda (great name). Art of the Title interviewed Hische about the typeface last year. Tags: Jessica Hische Moonrise Kingdom movies Tilda Swinton typography Wes Anderson
Hard to believe it’s been five years since Spoke Art kicked off their Wes Anderson inspired art show Bad Dads. In that time, Anderson has made two new films, Moonrise Kingdom in 2012 and The Grand Budapest Hotel earlier this year. That...Show More Summary
Watch out Disney. There might soon be a new magical (Moonrise?) kingdom filled with Bill Murray, 3-legged dogs, dysfunctional families and absolute perfect symmetry. In the foreword to Devo co-founder and Mark Mothersbaugh's new artShow More Summary
Lessons from the most meticulous filmmaker alive Director Wes Anderson has always been distinguished for his visual artistry, detail-rich sets, and storybook-like imagery. From the whimsical, campy feel of Moonrise Kingdom to the carefully crafted sets and miniatures in The Grand Budapest Hotel, Anderson's movies are visual masterpieces. Read Full Story
Wes Anderson’s films are stuffed with gorgeous production details that reward the careful viewer. Everything in his meticulous dollhouse worlds, from the covers of Suzy’s books in Moonrise Kingdom to the set dressing of Max’s plays in Rushmore, speaks to Anderson’s carefully thought-out sensibility. Show More Summary
Jason Schwartzman has most memorably played muse to Wes Anderson, snagging key roles in Rushmore, The Darjeeling Limited, Fantastic Mr. Fox, Moonrise Kingdom and Anderson's latest The Grand Budapest Hotel. But last January he was earning...Show More Summary
We've seen Summer camp-inspired weddings (including one of our own POPSUGAR editor's fun big day), but this might be first one I've seen coordinated and officiated by camp scouts! It's all very Moonrise Kingdom-esque. Photographer Mollie...Show More Summary
Watch trailers for each of the summer movie recommendations: The Sandlot: Jurassic Park: Dazed and Confused: Wet Hot American Summer: Moonrise Kingdom: Friday the 13th: Listen to more of The Week's mini podcasts: Your weekly streaming...Show More Summary
Cosmos is great, and has inspired more than few great posts on io9. The blu-ray pre-order has been sticking to its $60 MSRP, but you can grab it for $30 today. Shipping June 10. [Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, $30] Read more...
Director Wes Anderson has worked out his whimsical, heartfelt adventures on the sea, amid the mess of a brilliant family, and on a New England island. But the "Moonrise Kingdom" director turned to new sources of inspiration for his latest...Show More Summary
Wes Anderson dazzled the specialty box office in 2012 when Focus Features opened Moonrise Kingdom with one of the year’s highest per-screen averages. Now Fox Searchlight takes the Anderson mantle with The Grand Budapest Hotel, which bowed in Berlin and took the Siver Bear Grand Jury Prize. Show More Summary
A HOTEL is the ideal setting for a Wes Anderson film. The director and co-writer of "Rushmore", "The Royal Tenenbaums" and "Moonrise Kingdom" has patented his own instantly recognisable, meticulously designed brand of eccentric deadpan...Show More Summary