Teenage is as rebellious a film as the territory it covers. Based on punk author Jon Savage's 2007 book Teenage: The Creation of Youth Culture 1875-1945, Matt Wolf's documentary eschews the talking heads and Chyroned dates that dominate the genre to immerse the moviegoer in a visually and aurally sumptuous history lesson. more »
WATCH: 'Charles Swan III' Director Roman Coppola Reveals His Inspiration For The Secret Society of Ball Busters
So, how did Roman Coppola come up with the idea for The Secret Society of Ball Busters? I talked to writer and director of A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III at a recent screening of his iconoclastic movie, and he told me that "sometimes when a girl has an intuitive sense about something going on, you wonder where they're getting their information!" more »
You already know you're in for a twee-fest packed with richly colorful characters and a healthy dose of quirky charm in Wes Anderson's period kid romance Moonrise Kingdom, so watching these six newly unveiled clips from the film probably won't spoil all that much. Instead, they give us more of what we're already expecting: Game turns by Anderson regulars like Bill Murray and Jason Schwartzman as well as Bruce Willis, Frances McDormand, and Ed Norton, the hazy muted palette of the isolated New England countryside as if filtered through Instagram, and our two preternatural adolescent heroes, plotting their summer camp flight through the wilderness in the name of love.
It is called Moonrise Kingdom and I have nothing to really say about it except that I'm somewhat intrigued by Anderson's discovery of the handheld camera and the unusual (for Anderson, anyway) 1.85:1 aspect ratio and that I wish it were Meryl Streep with that bullhorn instead of Frances McDormand; she was so infectious in Fantastic Mr. Fox and I want to see her and Anderson collaborate in live-action. And... and... Cool treehouse? I don't know. Your turn.
· Dig these Rango clips dubbed over with Rum Diary dialogue. Suddenly, the discordant whizzbang of the latter film seems like a perfect fit when articulated by Rango's CGI cast. Next, let's overdub Don Juan DeMarco with dialogue from Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End. Faye Dunaway gets the Keith Richards lines, obvs. Click through for that and more of Buzz Break. [YouTube]