So I went to see Wes Anderson’s ‘Moonrise Kingdom’ the other day and it completely knocked my socks right off. Its not easy to put into words how much I adored it! but sure I’ll give it a go.
‘Moonrise Kingdom’ is a quirky coming of age love story about two 12 year olds, who run away together. It’s such an uplifting movie, you leave the cinema feeling cheerfully enlightened and inspired. Every single shot was so precise, colourful and artistic, I enjoyed every moment of it. I loved the stylized 60′s setting and the trademark whacky ‘dysfunctional’ characters, so Andersonian!.. Its the tiny details that really add to it and the costume design is unreal in every single shot. Its consistently exceptional, especially at the school plays depiction of Noah’s Ark (the kids costumes just cracked me up!) The humour and oddness are reminicent of The Royal Tenenbaums (which I also loved), yet it’s slightly more optimistic. The cast is exceptionally good of course, with Tilda Swinton playing ‘Social Services’ loved the fact she didn’t have a real name! Not to be completely dramatic.. but I personally think its a work of art!… it went straight into my top favourite films ever. I highly recommend you go see it straight away. You’re in for a visual treat. x