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News: New Poster For Wes Anderson’s Moonrise Kingdom

Posted in Movies, News, Poster, Thoughts with tags , , , , , , , , , , on March 9, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

Wes Anderson’s films have always had distinctive posters. Rushmore and The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou stand out in particular. I absolutely love them and I feel the same about the new poster for Moonrise Kingdom. It has a fairytale sense of wonder coupled Anderson’s (un)usual charm. Here’s hoping that it perfectly represents the film.  Continue reading

What I saw on the walk to work today…

Posted in Thoughts with tags , , , , , on February 15, 2007 by Bjorn Grainger

(This blog was originally written on Myspace)

Yeah, I know. Vapour trails. We’ve all seen them before. This one caught my eye, though. Look at it. It’s a circle. Most, if not all, the vapour trails I’ve seen over Wales go in a straight line. It goes around! It got me a-thinking. Maybe there was a problem on board the aeroplane –

Pilot – Oh, come on, you’re not giving me the silent treatment, are you?

Co-pilot – No… But you shouldn’t have snapped.

Pilot – Snapped? You said we should stop and ask for directions! We’re 15,000 feet in the air!

Co-pilot – Shut up!

Oh, the hilarity…

I watched Rushmore and The Royal Tenenbaums for the first time over the last couple of days. Brilliant! True genius. I can’t believe it took me so long to see them. Wes Anderson, please forgive my heresy. Have a cookie. No, have two.

I was pretty bored at work so I wasted my time taking silly photos of myself. You can see them in my photo section. Feel free to comment.

That is all.