Moonrise Kingdom, movie release of the week… maybe

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Moonrise Kingdom
Moonrise Kingdom: young love birds on the run

This week’s most appealing new release isn’t Men in Black 3D – surprisingly! Instead, this week’s top film is the newest flick from indie-spirited-darling Wes Anderson. But sadly, the Wes Anderson formula is on its way to becoming as tired and generic as a Tim Burton movie.

Moonrise Kingdom concerns the exploits of a young boy and girl who fall in love and decide to run away together. The local community is shocked and turn their town upside down searching for the young love birds. I must admit, I rather enjoyed Wes Anderson’s Fantastic Mr Fox, but I’ve not truly ‘loved’, any of his films since The Royal Tenenbaums. So here’s hoping this rekindles my love, for all things Wes Anderson. And if not, well, there’s always “The men in black… The men in black…


• Catch more previews on The Misanthropic Monkey’s Movie Preview at The Electronic Farmyard