With his latest film surging in limited release, Wes Anderson isn’t done with the world of Moonrise Kingdom. We reported last week about an animated short that the director set out to create. Featuring the novels Kara Hayward‘s Suzy stole from the library in the movie, Anderson originally thought about actually popping these animations into the full-length film.
But instead, just two months ago, the filmmaker went ahead and produced a short, narrated by Bob Balaban‘s character, and featuring excerpts from the book. It’s now been released today and while a little cruder than something like the Fantastic Mr. Fox animation, it’s a great treat to see Suzy’s imagination expanded. Check it out below by clicking the image, leading you to EW, which also has more info on the process and if we’ll see these completed stories.
With a seemingly endless amount of streaming options — not only the titles at our disposal, but services themselves — we’ve taken it upon ourselves to highlight the titles that have recently hit the interwebs. Every week, one will be able to see the cream of the crop (or perhaps some simply interesting picks) of streaming […]
Since any New York City cinephile has a nearly suffocating wealth of theatrical options, we figured it’d be best to compile some of the more worthwhile repertory showings into one handy list. Displayed below are a few of the city’s most reliable theaters and links to screenings of their weekend offerings — films you’re not […]
Every week we dive into the cream of the crop when it comes to home releases, including Blu-ray and DVDs, as well as recommended deals of the week. If we were provided screener copies, we’ll have our own write-up, but if that’s not the case, one can find official descriptions from the distributors. Check out […]
Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, editor Nick Newman, writer Danny King, and I are joined by The Playlist’s Cory Everett (@modage) and TFS editor-in-chief Jordan Raup to discuss a number of new films. First up, however, we discuss the career of the late Mike Nichols. Then we […]
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