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Tuesday, July 17 2012

To Be Young Again: Maturity and Adolescence in Wes Anderson's 'Moonrise Kingdom'

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


Monday, April 30 2012

Hot Stuff: The 2012 PopMatters Summer Movie Preview (May)

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.


Columns

Wednesday, January 9 2013

Movie Time Travel and the New Nostalgia

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.


Reviews

Monday, May 28 2012

Cannes 2012: 'Holy Motors' and 'Moonrise Kingdom'

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


Friday, May 25 2012

'Moonrise Kingdom': Storms and Conformity

This bit of violence suggests what's at stake for the opposite sides, for the fugitives and those who mean to bring them back: how to maintain community and also value resistance.


Blogs

Wednesday, October 17 2012

The Impeccably Cute Delightfulness of Stuff: 'Moonrise Kingdom'

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.


Wednesday, June 27 2012

'Moonrise Kingdom' and the Film as Novel

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


Thursday, May 17 2012

Cannes 2012: Day 1 - Wes Anderson’s 'Moonrise Kingdom'

Opening the festival with Moonrise Kingdom, beloved indie icon Wes Anderson’s first live action film in five years, only buoyed the camaraderie felt by Cannes attendees.


Wednesday, April 25 2012

The 10 Best Songs by the Band

We lost a true musical treasure last week with the passing of Levon Helm of the Band. As a tribute, here are 10 of his group's best songs.


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