The droll, mock-heroic adventures of star-crossed lovers imagining then living their own mini-epic story gets told on the really big screen—the wall of the Julianne and George Argyros Plaza— in Segerstrom’s free outdoor summer movie series.
A favorite Wes Anderson film, appropriate (mostly) for families, Moonrise Kingdom is meticulous, weird, charming and smart, featuring a bookish young girl runaway and brave “Khaki Scout” gone AWOL from Camp Ivanhoe, with both society and the elements trying to thwart them.
Pup tents not permitted, but blankets, folding chairs and BYO picnic dinner encouraged.
Favorite ironic romantic line: “I love you, but you don’t know what you’re talking about.”
Moonrise Kingdom at Segerstrom Center for the Arts, 600 Town Center Dr., Costa Mesa, (714) 556-2787; www.scfta.org. Mon., July 23, 8 p.m. Free.