Kingdom of Oscar

Sunday, February 24, 2013 - 02:00 PM

I’m rooting for one of my favorite films of last year, “Moonrise Kingdom,” to get the best screenplay Oscar. Amazingly, that is its only nomination, despite its many outstanding attributes (a gorgeous score among them). What a shame that a deft, charming, thoroughly original, totally absorbing film is not going to be more celebrated at the big party Sunday night.

To enhance your appreciation of “Moonrise,” and in particular it’s unbelievably precise and detailed screenplay by Wes Anderson and Roman Coppola,  I refer you to the free, downloadable screenplay complete with accompanying art, notes and other “Moonrise” ephemera, see below.

==> Moonrise Kingdom, screenplay

Spending a little time with these words –and understanding just how little in the movie was left to chance –is even more reason to want to see it rewarded, right down to every green cupcake-sprinkle and hand-written note and scout’s merit badge written into the script. 

Here’s hoping. 


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Comments [4]

Will Knox from Los Angeles

Trying to reach Sara Fishko regarding a project...Can you assist? Thank you.

Apr. 02 2014 10:39 PM
Rachel Mason from Queens NY

Sarah Fishko you are absolutely brilliant and I LOVE every show you do. Thank you. The show on 1913 was So relevant to today in the art world. It came on as I was listening to the radio in my own art studio and thinking of the moment we are living in - the similarities are uncanny. Thank you. Bravo! Continue on!
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Dec. 29 2013 11:31 AM
Alison Ames from New York NY

Dear Sara, 12/28/13

Just listening to your "1913" show -- tuned in late, just home w/ NEW adopted dog. Lovely that I can listen again online.

It was great to see you and get a chance to talk through the din Chez Bernstein a couple of weeks ago.

Glad to hear Leon Botstein, too -- I LOVED working with him (when I worked @ 21C Media Group, I wrote all the press releases for him AND Bard). He's so smart, and knows about EVERYTHING!

Are you ever free for Lunch?

All best wishes for a satisfying 2014,


Dec. 28 2013 04:54 PM
Harold from Hoboken, NJ

Enjoyed July 4th comments on unison. With the Tour de France on TV add a "peloton" to beauty in motion.

Jul. 04 2013 04:26 PM

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