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.
As my review can attest to, I’m looking forward to not only watch John Wick again but also see how the film hits with general audiences when it arrives this weekend. The actioner stars Keanu Reeves as an ex-hitman who is crossed by the son of his old employer. When everything is taken from him, he decides to […]
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 […]
Composer Nathan Johnson is a master at making off-beat and imperfect instruments sound distant yet accessible on a number of vastly different narratives (see: Brick, The Brothers Bloom, Looper). His latest work is a pair of scores for films that were both released this month, Jake Paltrow‘s neo-western Young Ones and the journalistic thriller Kill the Messenger starring Jeremy Renner. Johnson has also been producing a couple albums and […]
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