Wes Anderson’s Moonrise Kingdom will be opening for the lucky people who live in New York or Los Angeles on Friday, but the rest of us will have to wait a few weeks. In the meantime, check out the latest entries in our Wes Anderson marathon to whet your appetite for Anderson’s luscious visual style.
For further viewing, there is a fantastic five-part video essay that was originally published in April of 2009 by film critic Matt Zoller-Seitz. Below is the final chapter from that essay, which features a detailed breakdown of the prologue from The Royal Tenenbaums. Check it out and be sure to view the rest of his entries at the Museum of the Moving Image blog.