Fashionable Film: Wes Anderson's "Moonrise Kingdom"
Make way: Sam Shakusky and Suzy Bishop join Max Fischer, Margot Tenenbaum, and Steve Zissou in the Wes Anderson pantheon of instantly recognizable, smartly-dressed characters.
Fans of the auteur's easily identifiable style will be delighted to know his latest film, Moonrise Kingdom, relishes the quirk, which is certainly par for Anderson's course.
Sam and Suzy are two 12-year-olds who meet at a church pageant, fall in love, conduct a long-distance correspondence, then run away: he from scout camp, she from her family.
The film, set in 1965, expands to more theaters soon enough, but we strained our eyes during a dark screening to scribble down some key notes about the stylistic high points. Spoiler alert: there are many.