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┬áThe 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...]