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January 04, 2013
This is the definition of a movie!
December 30, 2012
Quirky, strange, original...Just like me!
December 19, 2012
Wonderful. A great homage to an older style of film. Very cute, and quite entertaining.
October 21, 2012
I do not know how people liked this!
September 22, 2012
On excellent movie; one of the two best I've seen in this decade. I'm not at all surprised at the critical remarks, though. This is NOT the type of movie that would appeal to those who follow the crowds, think inside the box, or are nearly brain-dead from watching lots of movies with graphic violence, graphic sex, and mind-numbing action. I'm amazed that even though they might read reviews and
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Fleet, funny, impeccably orchestrated: whimsical Wes returns on top of his game. Non-fans might call it over-familiar comfort cinema but with the craft so loving and new elements so well-integrated, his singular pitch remains a thing to cherish. Full Review
San Francisco Chronicle
The formality of Moonrise Kingdom - the orderly structure and dreamlike perfection of it all - is as poetic as any film I've seen this year. Full Review
Rapturous and hilarious. Full Review
Although the film remains continually fanciful, it always reminds us of the stakes in which precocious childhood rubs up against the possibility of a childhood denied altogether. Full Review
Moonrise Kingdom is already shaping up to be this summer's art house sleeper hit, and no wonder: It traffics in the very kind of escapist spectacle -- in this case of a thoughtfully composed world brimming with whimsy, enchantment and visual brio -- that the season was made for. Full Review