The good old days.
From its potent idiosyncrasy to its ceaseless, yet stylistically flexible humour Moonrise Kingdom is childlike, but in no way simpler or less serious than any of Wes Anderson’s previous films. In fact, it eclipses each of them with a mature expression of childhood complexities. Beneath the varying layers of peculiarity, eccentricity and comedy is a meaningful reflection of relationships, family and love.
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If ‘Jason Bourne was just the tip of the iceberg’ then this should’ve stayed submerged.
Following Paul Greengrass’ Supremacy and even more impressive Ultimatum was always going to be a tough task, but having worked as a screenwriter on the previous films and with directorial experience, it’s easy to see why Tony Gilroy was chosen as a replacement. With a new hero at the centre of the narrative and a new cast of leading actors, Gilroy’s film doesn’t have much in common with the previous films, aside from being nothing like Robert Ludlum’s novels. Continue reading The Bourne Legacy Review