In an excerpt from her book “The $11 Billion Dollar Year,” Anne Thompson describes Anderson’s inaugural experience at Cannes for “Moonrise Kingdom”
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The quirky ensemble comedy scores one of the best specialty debuts ever
Timing and marketing pushed the film to new heights
David O. Russell's Oscar nominee wins four awards, including Best Feature; "The Sessions" takes two acting prizes
"Beasts of the Southern Wild," "Silver Linings Playbook" and "Moonrise Kingdom" lead the field in a varied Indie Spirit Awards race with less Oscar overlap...
Roman Coppola, the co-writer of "Moonrise Kingdom," says it was all about asking the right questions and focusing on the curious, tangled way people talk
In an accelerated and unsettled year, six movies look in good shape while a number of others scramble for the available slots; here's who we...
‘Moonrise Kingdom,’ ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild,’ ‘Silver Linings Playbook’ Top Indie Spirit Awards Nominations
With big studios dominating the Oscar race, Film Independent Spirit Awards nominations go for smaller films, with "Moonrise Kingdom" and "Silver Linings Playbook" landing five...
"Beasts of the Southern Wild" director wins two awards
TheWrap staff offers up deserving films and folks who might get lost in the crush of a crazy awards season.
Paul Thomas Anderson's Scientology-inspired tale "The Master" averages $145,949 for weekend on five screens in NY and LA. With day-and-date VOD, "Arbitrage" take in $2M...
Paul Thomas Anderson's Scientology-inspired tale "The Master" averages $48,425 Friday in debut on 5 screens in N.Y. and Los Angeles
Openers bow softly but holdovers "Moonrise Kingdom," "To Rome With Love" and "Beasts of the Southern Wild" shine in expansions
Fox Searchlight's festival hit "Beasts of the Southern Wild" bows to $169K in L.A. and New York, with a $42,250 per-screen average
Woody Allen's latest, "To Rome With Love," takes in $379K from five screens in its debut. "Best Exotic" and "Moonrise Kingdom" roll on.
"Your Sister's Sister," in which Mark Duplass stars, opens with a $9,000 per-screen average. "Safety Not Guaranteed," which he exec produces with his brother, expands...
The DreamWorks Animation CGI film repeats as No. 1, with newcomers "Rock of Ages" at $15M and "That's My Boy" at $13M. "Prometheus" is No....
"Madagascar 3," still alone in the family market, is expected to stay No. 1 at weekend box office. "Rock of Ages" and "That's My Boy"...
"Moonrise Kingdom," Wes Anderson's tale of tween love from Focus Features, joins "Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" among box-office elite
Wes Anderson's "Moonrise Kingdom" averages $53K per screen at 16 theaters for Focus. "Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" keeps rolling
The 2012 Cannes Film Festival honored Europeans and went for the emotion, but a crazy American film snuck in there too
Wes Anderson's tale of tween love "Moonrise Kingdom" rings up $669K from four N.Y. and L.A. theaters for Focus Features
Sony's alien-wrangling agents return after 10 years in "Men in Black 3," just in time to topple "The Avengers' for the Memorial Day weekend box-office...
“It’s the autobiography of something that didn’t happen,” the director with one of Hollywood's most specific visual idioms tells TheWrap in an interview
- By Alonso Duralde on May 23, 2012 @ 10:15 am
While it won’t win over detractors who think that Wes Anderson’s work is precious and fussy, "Moonrise Kingdom" does see the filmmaker firmly rooted in...
Day 3: Marion Cotillard gets awards heat, Guillermo del Toro talks "Pinocchio" and Bill Murray cuts a rug
Day 2: The Cannes jury meets the press, and the potential acquisition of an Osama bin Laden movie could cause complications this fall
"Moonrise Kingdom" is sometimes more style than substance, but it's also charming, occasionally moving and always engaging, as Wes Anderson films are wont to be