UNDERRATED: Edward Norton in "Moonrise Kingdom"

<a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB000158" title="Wes Anderson" href="/topic/entertainment/wes-anderson-PECLB000158.topic">Wes Anderson</a>'s skewed view feels even more sweetly strange than usual in his latest film from an uncertain universe where Scout camps resemble military installations. But what holds it all together is a sharp cast of all-in performances, including the one from Norton as the harried and fastidious Scout Master Ward. Who knew Norton, once known for an intensity that could drift over the top, had comic chops too?
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Wes Anderson's skewed view feels even more sweetly strange than usual in his latest film from an uncertain universe where Scout camps resemble military installations. But what holds it all together is a sharp cast of all-in performances, including the one from Norton as the harried and fastidious Scout Master Ward. Who knew Norton, once known for an intensity that could drift over the top, had comic chops too?

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