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Moonrise Kingdom

Overview


Genre :

Drama, Thriller

Release Date :

May 25, 2012 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

Wes Anderson

Starring :

Edward Norton, Frances McDormand, Jason Schwartzman, Lucas Hedges, Bill Murray, Bruce Willis, Tilda Swinton, Harvey Keitel, Jared Gilman, Kara Hayward, Bob Balaban

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.    Readers  Be the 1st!

“..this meticulous and convincing detail does not add up to realism but - depending on your perspective - to something either much less or much more than that..”
by Andrew O'Hehir [Salon.com]
“..this carefully orchestrated dynamic runs counter to most lovers-on-the-lam movies, where naturalistic acting and handheld cinematography typically enhance the outlaw spirit..”
by Peter Debruge [Variety]
5 of 5

“..there's something faux-craftsy and primitive about the depicted rooms..”
by Glenn Kenny [MSN Movies]
“..there's beauty everywhere..”
by Peter Howell [Toronto Star]
“..the synopsis above is far too plain to convey the auteurist-bait mise-en-scene of Moonrise Kingdom..”
by David Edelstein [New York Magazine]
“..the pictures might be taken by a robo-security apparatus designed by a genius of geometry..”
by Richard Corliss [TIME Magazine]
“..shot on Super 16mm, the visible grain giving each image a wonderfully tactile depth and life..”
by Karina Longworth [Village Voice]
Review rate : A-

“..humor remains subtle and wry, as the young characters - who are definitely the focus here - are as well-spoken as the adults..”
by Eric D. Snider [Film.com]
4 of 5

“..has a tremendous ensemble cast..”
by Julian Roman [MovieWeb]
“..even in the most incidental scene, there is always an arresting design quality to divert the eye..”
by Todd McCarthy [Hollywood Reporter]
“..colors are too bright, too perfectly coordinated..”
3.5 of 4

“..by evoking the joys and terrors of childhood, it reminds us how to be alive..”
by Peter Travers [Rolling Stone]
4 of 5

“..as always, Anderson devotes himself meticulously to each element, creating scene after scene of exquisite precision..”
by Elizabeth Weitzman [New York Daily News]
Review rate : B-

“..Anderson hasn't lost his puckishly charming genius for cinema-as-diorama visuals..”
by Owen Gleiberman [Entertainment Weekly]

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