I haven't had a chance to see Wes Anderson's newest flick Moonrise Kingdom yet, but I've heard nothing but good things about it so far.
It's playing in limited release right now, and slowly expanding to wider audiences, so check your local listings and see if it's heading to a theater near you.
In the meantime, Entertainment Weekly (via Firstshowing) has some cool little animated stories that were originally intended to go in the movie, but ultimately ended up being a nice piece of bonus content that we can all enjoy.
Moonrise Kingdom tells the story of two young lovers, and the girl, Suzy (played by Kara Hayward), steals a bunch of books from the library before she leaves to go on her adventure with her new boyfriend, Sam (Jared Gilman).
The clips in this video are from those books, and they're introduced by the film's narrator, Bob Balaban.
Check it out:
Looks very similar to the work that Joseph Gordon-Levitt is doing at hitRECord.org, collaborating with people all over the world to bring unique projects to life.
These animations were done in the same way, with illustrators in Paris, Los Angeles, and Sweden working together to make these stories all look and feel different from one another.
If you've already seen it, let us know what you thought about Moonrise Kingdom in the comments.
For those who haven't seen the flick yet, which of these animated stories is your favorite? (I'm partial to the one with the bullet, myself.)... See Complete Article @ Geek Tyrant