Tag Archive: Moonrise Kingdom

Highlights of the 2012 NZ International Film Festival

The 2012 New Zealand International Film Festival wrapped up in Auckland recently, officially closing with the utterly mad and brilliant Holy Motors. From the stunning opening night film (Beasts of the Southern Wild) to a wonderful silent cinema finale (Easy Street and Blackmail), we were spoiled for choice with this year’s programme and I saw nearly 40 films over a hectic …

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[REVIEW] MOONRISE KINGDOM @ NZIFF 2012

Following last month’s 2012 New Zealand International Film Festival programme announcement, the film I was most anticipating was Wes Anderson’s Moonrise Kingdom, which opened the 65th Cannes Film Festival this year. The festival launched in Auckland last week, and I caught Moonrise last Friday night (followed by The Cabin in the Woods, which made for an unlikely but highly enjoyable …

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Picks from the 2012 NZ International Film Festival programme

The full programme for this year’s imminent New Zealand International Film Festival was launched last week, and as always there is an abundance of exciting films on display for cinephiles to pore over. Highlights include several prestigious additions from Cannes (Moonrise Kingdom, The Hunt, Holy Motors, Amour) and Sundance (Beasts of the Southern Wild, Sound of My Voice), not to …

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[WATCH] Wes Anderson’s MOONRISE KINGDOM Trailer #1

The first trailer was released today for Wes Anderson’s Moonrise Kingdom, and to no one’s surprise it looks absolutely marvellous. Anderson, the talented auteur responsible for such gems as The Royal Tenenbaums and The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, has once again gathered a remarkable cast, including regular collaborators Bill Murray and Jason Schwartzman, alongside Edward …

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