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'Moonrise Kingdom' Trailer Is Acceptably Wes Anderson-y


Bruce Willis is back in his Breakfast of Champions toupée, Ed Norton is in a scout uniform, Jason Schwartzman is in a mustache, Bill Murray is drunk and shirtless and armed, and every shot and prop has been carefully selected for maximum affecting, nostalgic tweeness when placed atop a song you'll have to look up and download later. That is to say, there's now a trailer for Wes Anderson's long-awaited Moonrise Kingdom. Yay!

If you're a fan of Wes Anderson's extreme Wes Andersoniness and have been pained for a fix since Mr. Fox's tail-less form walked out of our lives, this should hit the spot. If you're not a Wes Anderson-ite, here's a video of a denim-swathed Michael Bay talking about a big metal box of giant robot movies he's selling for $150 MSRP. Your choice.

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  • May 3, 2011
    Focus Features has acquired worldwide distribution rights to Wes Anderson's latest, Moonrise Kingdom, and have released an official description of the film to accompany that announcement. You can already see the carefully constructed, slightly offbeat period uniforms!: Set on ... / Continue →
  • May 22, 2012
    Those Bob Balaban-hosted tours of Moonrise Kingdom's stars and sets... those were pretty great. This one is better. The secret? Bill Murray and Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum.... / Continue →
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