Moonrise Kingdom

To Be Young Again: Maturity and Adolescence in Wes Anderson's 'Moonrise Kingdom' | 17 Jul 2012 // 5:15 PM

Was love purer for us when we were 13? Probably not, but it sure is nice to remember it that way.

Hot Stuff: The 2012 PopMatters Summer Movie Preview (May) | 30 Apr 2012 // 5:00 PM

It begins with a bang, as one of the most highly anticipated comic book movies battles beleaguered vampires, underwater aliens, and the return of Agents J & K for May's monetary consideration.


Movie Time Travel and the New Nostalgia | 9 Jan 2013 // 4:25 PM

The new nostalgia signals the ultimate rejection of millennial anxiety, postmodernism, irony and the future. It longs for a post-industrial, green world. Of course, that suggests a vague and painful longing for something that never was.


In 'Moonrise Kingdom', Reality Is Depicted by Escape From Reality | 25 Oct 2015 // 8:10 PM

Wes Anderson’s movies do a better job at expressing and exploring what it means to be human than many of the so-called realistic movies that are too often presumed to have more depth.

Cannes 2012: 'Holy Motors' and 'Moonrise Kingdom' | 28 May 2012 // 9:50 PM

For all their films' differences in depth and address, both Wes Anderson and Leos Carax explore the playful possibilities of their chosen art.


The Impeccably Cute Delightfulness of Stuff: 'Moonrise Kingdom' | 16 Oct 2012 // 11:30 PM

I propose a souvenir shoppe, also called "Moonrise Kingdom", a kind of "pottery barn" filled with purchasable goods reproduced from the movie's sets, props and costumes.

'Moonrise Kingdom' and the Film as Novel | 27 Jun 2012 // 1:30 AM

Moonrise Kingdom may be the first film in Anderson's career that suffers from being a bit too subdued.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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