Originally Posted by thedyc09
My vote (Other) is for Moonrise Kingdom. Sure, it's something of a simple movie, but it was as immaculately detailed as any big-budget period piece because Wes Anderson is a meticulous genius and one of the best shot creators in the business. I swear his brain thinks in camera. And I stand by this - I have not come across any other movie that has had such universal acclaim among my peers. I don't know a single person that has seen it and not fallen in love with the world Anderson creates.
Is it quirky just for quirkiness' sake? I dunno - maybe. Does it recycle a little too much from the rest of Anderson's filmography? I dunno - maybe. Dammit, no movie has made me feel so happy after watching in at least the last 3 or 4 years. I wanted to applaud when the credits rolled.
This is a good read and a chance to revisit that great montage early in the film.