ELSEWHERE: The Wes Anderson Bible

If Wes Anderson wrote the Bible it would sound like this. This is officially one of my new favorite things on the Internet. … [Read more...]

The Moviegoer: "Moonrise Kingdom" and the Covenant Ties that Bind

Each week in The Moviegoer, Nick Olson examines new and upcoming films. Rather than describe what is probably my favorite scene in Wes Anderson's Moonrise Kingdom, I want to save you as much first-viewing bliss as possible and describe the scene immediately preceding it, which is perhaps just as powerful in its contrast with what immediately follows. A storm is brewing over the Bishop family summer house and the husband, Walt (Bill Murray), and his wife Laura (Frances … [Read more...]