Illustrator Jessica Hische (who did the typeface for Moonrise Kingdom, among many other wonderful things) has written and illustrated a children’s book called Tomorrow I’ll Be Brave. Lyrically written and beautifully illustrated by award-winning...Show More Summary
UK-based illustrator Manjit Thapp is a Wes Anderson fan and created a zine to pay homage to the twee-as-aesthetic director of favorites including The Royal Tenenbaums, The Darjeeling Limited, Moonrise Kingdom, and The Grand Budapest Hotel. Thapp’s illustrations capture the best of Anderson’s whimsical characters, clad in their vintage best. Look for prints and postcards […]
Kara Hayward is best known for playing the rebellious lefty Suzy Bishop -- opposite Jared Gilman as Sam Shakusky -- in the 2012 Wes Anderson masterpiece 'Moonrise Kingdom.' Guess what she looks like now!
When people think of Edward Norton, they tend to remember him as the quirky Boy Scout Master in Moonrise Kingdom, the nerdy timid narrator in Fight Club or the annoying guy with the gambling addiction in Rounders. Norton is that guy; non-threatening, nerdy, scrawny, not quite pathetic, but certainly nobody’s hero. So when movie-goers see […]
It’s a thread on—where else?—Reddit Wes Anderson, he of The Royal Tenenbaums, Moonrise Kingdom, and The Grand Budapest Hotel fame, directs films with a singular look: a pastel surrealist dreamscape that’s as identifiable—thanks in part...Show More Summary
Richard Brody rounds up five films to stream on video services such as Amazon, iTunes, and YouTube, including “Moonrise Kingdom,” directed by Wes Anderson.
Wes Anderson’s romance breaks down unsustainable notions of how life should be in favor of life itself. Read more...
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.
In an effort to both serve our readers and help support The A.V. Club, we are going to post daily links to deals and interesting items that we find over on Amazon. If you use these links to click through and buy something—not just the thing you clicked—on Amazon, we will see a portion of that income. Show More Summary