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'Moonrise Kingdom' Clips Further Confirm Film Is Sufficiently Wes Anderson-y


For those concerned that Wes Anderson's Moonrise Kingdom will not be acceptably Andersonian, here are some clips filled with all the deadpan wit, balanced compositions, assertive women vs buffoonish men, and so on that we've come to demand from the Anderson brand. Phew! Bob Balaban as omniscient narrator/gnome-like tour guide is a nice new touch, though:

The IMDb has one more clip here.

  • January 17, 2013
    With Wes Anderson and Roman Coppola's Moonrise Kingdom screenplay up for an Oscar it's quite unlikely to win--despite it being the only nominee with the line "I'm going to find a tree to chop down"--Focus Features is going for a grassroots approach to built up support, releasin... / Continue →
  • June 1, 2012
    Though Moonrise Kingdom sort of lacks that classically-Andersonian, conspicuously-touching moment that makes you almost cry despite existing in a carefully-constructed twee fantasy, it will make up for that insufficiency with a charming, animated companion short hosted by Bob B... / 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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