Moonrise Kingdom (Anderson, 2012)

Anti-gun culture rant. Just took my chirrens to see Wes Anderson’s Moonrise Kingdom. Granted, the film had a visible gun but when Ed Norton’s character gets stripped of his “Beige Scout” leadership, Harvey Keitel strips a badge off his shirt and removes a work knife from his pocket, not a gun. The film is for mature tweens and up as it involves a love affair between two 12 year olds but its bereft of the now commonplace gun violence our kids are exposed to in the average American PG-13 film (see Dark Knight Rises). Since the DNC, gun sales (and … Continue reading Moonrise Kingdom (Anderson, 2012)