Monthly Archives: August 2011

StudioCanal Will Distribute “Moonrise Kingdom” in France

Variety reports that the wonderful (and sometimes terrifying) StudioCanal has picked up Wes’ newest film for distribution in France. Focus Features will handle U.S. distribution sometime next year.

That’s it. No more story here.


(tip jexxica)

The Royal Tenenbaums 10th Anniversary Screening at NYFF

The 49th Annual New York Film Festival will be taking place next month, and they’ve announced a ten-year anniversary screening of Wes’ masterpiece The Royal Tenenbaums. The screening will take place October 13th, and will be followed by a Q&A with Wes and cast members from the film. The film of course had its world premiere at the festival in 2001. More info about the festival and the screening can be found at their website.

(via The Playlist)


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Rushmore Director’s Cut Coming to Criterion on Blu-Ray in November!

Criterion announced their November releases this afternoon, and none other than Criterion stand-by Rushmore is coming to Blu-Ray!

The disc will feature everything from the original, stellar, DVD edition, plus a brand new Wes supervised transfer of  his “Director’s Cut.” We’re excited to see it, and hopefully this means we’ll be getting similar upgrades for The Royal Tenenbaums and The Life Aquatic.

Click on the cover above to pre-order from Criterion, the disc will be released November 22nd.