Tag Archives: Moonrise Kingdom

A Week Later: Obligatory 2013 Oscar Nominations Post

Estimated time: 9:05 AM, CST, Thursday morning (January 10, 2013). My cell-phone alarm jolts me awake with a blast of smiley ska-pop, Reel Big Fish’s Average Man, piano chords skipping faster than my heartbeat. I see lavender walls, gravy-gray in … Continue reading

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Three Friends and a Movie

(Foreword: My heart goes out to the victims of the Connecticut shooting. Please send them your empathy, prayers and love. They need it.) Like an Illinois winter, when weeks of unseasonable warmth plummet to sub-zero in an hour, then revert, … Continue reading

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Why You Should See Moonrise Kingdom

I haven’t seen Brave or Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Slayer yet, although I intend to watch and cover both this week. Really, the only summer blockbuster I’ve gotten around to is Prometheus and I’ve already discussed that film’s many issues (as has Film … Continue reading

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