"Well it is a big deal. You come in here...like...you know...er...we're not in a motel room, you know Denny. I got stuff I might be doing in here, Denny. You don't just come in here, I'm Denny who cares what anyone thinks, ya don't care what I think. I'm Denny, who cares.....comin in here.....DON'T COME IN HERE."
The thing that this film will most likely be remembered for, is for the big hullabaloo involving Harvey Weinstein wanting to cut twenty minutes out of the film for its North American release. Weinstein eventually conceded, allowing the director's cut to be released, and people cheered over the fact that this film wouldn't be passed through the Hollywood filter. The thing is though, the film does need at least twenty minutes cut out of it, if not more. There is…
"These are my books. I like stories with magic powers in them. Either in kingdoms on Earth or on foreign planets. Usually I prefer a girl hero, but not always."
When comparing all of Wes Anderson's films, the world of Moonrise Kingdom seems like the most desirable world to inhabit.
Bob Balaban kills it.
The changing aspect ratios are a sensual experience.
Appearing in a Wes Anderson film basically means that you are going to give an amazing performance.
Shirtless Harvey Keitel.
The quality bar for films being released in 2014 has been set ridiculously high.
This is one of the great modern adventure films.
"He has this disease where his head is shaved except he doesn't have to shave it because he can't grow any hair in the first place. Don't talk about it around him though. It might offend him."
Aside from Bottle Rocket, all the Wes Anderson films prior to Darjeeling seem like they exist in a world that is almost fantasy. Darjeeling though feels more real world, like Bottle Rocket, though Wes Anderson portrays India as if it might…
"Did it seem fake...when my best friend was bitten in half right in front of me, then eaten alive screaming?"
A bunch of things.
This was my first Wes Anderson film.
Don't ask how I got my DVD copy of it.
Bud Cort crushes it in the film.
The tracking shot that goes from the pirates shooting at Stevesy, to Stevesy shooting at the pirates, is incredible.
This is a film that was inspired by Jacques Cousteau and Buckaroo Banzai. It is probably the best film ever made.
"You've made a cuckold of me."
A couple things.
1. I never noticed before that during the scene were Luke Wilson is shown playing tennis on the television, the commentators are Andrew Wilson and Jason Schwartzman.
2. In terms of a dialogue to laughs ratio, this is probably Bill Murray's funniest role. Literally everything he says is funny, at least to me.
"Tell that stupid Mick he just made my list of things to do today."
A couple things
1. Since Eric Anderson voiced Kristofferson in Fantastic, Mr. Fox, and given that his voice is extremely recognizable, his tiny role as an architect in this stands out like it is a leading role.
2. I hope Pixar paid to use Seymour Cassel's likeness in Up.