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Moonrise Kingdom

4 Ratings: 3.5
A film by Wes Anderson
4 reviews about Moonrise Kingdom
review by . July 19, 2012
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**** out of ****    Wes Anderson's deadpan tragicomedies have always featured flawed individuals; a lot of them adults. Most of the time, the children are not in the spotlight, but merely side characters victim to the emotional suffering of their parents and/or older friends. But get this. In "Moonrise Kingdom", Anderson is reversing his formula while at the same time retaining it. His newest film features mainly young protagonists; grounded in a plot in which the adults are …
review by . May 26, 2012
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Star Rating:         I know that somewhere within Moonrise Kingdom is a charming and poignant coming-of-age story. Unfortunately, whatever potential it had was ruined by director/co-writer Wes Anderson, whose perplexing cinematic sensibilities betray an inability to depict realistic characters we can actually invest in. There is no truth to this film. It depicts nothing more than odd people doing odd things for very odd reasons. We’re supposed to find this funny, …
review by . September 26, 2012
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   Moonrise Kingdom could be very well defined as an exquisite work of art that simply requires from it's viewers to lock-on in their seats and disappear in this utopian jungle full of cat food and badges of marksmanship. Wes Anderson delivers his best film to date, a film that mirrors the same themes of childhood goofiness, unprejudiced love, and the desire to escape, all curdled into this colorful and expressive tableau.      At first you might reason that Moonrise …
review by . May 24, 2012
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A bit slight for a kingdom
MOONRISE KINGDOM Written by Wes Anderson and Roman Coppola Directed by Wes Anderson Starring Jared Gilman, Kara Hayward and Bruce Willis   Captain Sharp: Even smart kids stick their fingers in electrical sockets. It takes time to figure things out.   Wes Anderson is an auteur, through and through. His style is unmistakable – from the deliberate cinematography, wide angled and colourful, to the soundtrack, usually folksy and reasonably obscure. He even works with the same …
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