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Beasts of the Southern Wild (movie)

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  • Festival Alternatives Exist for Indie Filmmakers

    The Sundance Film Festival remains the quickest way for American indie filmmakers to win big. Like landing on Boardwalk and Park Place, it can often pave the way for fortune and success. But as the entertainment industry evolves and marketplace grows more...
  • Oscars: Inconvenient Truths at Heart of Best Picture Race

    What a difference a year makes. 2012's best picture nominees tended to look on the salvageable side of life. "Les Miserables," "Lincoln," "Life of Pi," "Beasts of the Southern Wild" and certainly winner "Argo" all suggested there exists a "Silver...
  • Forest Whitaker to Receive Gotham Awards' Actor Tribute

    Forest Whitaker will receive the annual actor tribute at the 2013 Gotham Awards, picking up the kudo for a film career with recent credits including "Fruitvale Station" (as a producer) and "Lee Daniels' The Butler" (as an actor). Each year the Gotham...
  • Sundance: Sex, Science and the Comedy of Discomfort

    SCOTT FOUNDAS: They say dogs come to resemble their owners (or vice versa), but if you hang around a film festival long enough, do you start to resemble the movies? That thought crossed my mind on Sundance's final Sunday, when, as I was leaving a...
  • 'Beasts of the Southern Wild' Scribe Lucy Alibar Sells First Novel (EXCLUSIVE)

    Lucy Alibar, who adapted her original play "Beasts of the Southern Wild" and received a 2013 Oscar nomination for co-writing the screenplay, just sold her first novel, Variety has learned. The book, which went to auction with multiple bidders, landed...
  • Berlin: Octavia Spencer, Quvenzhane Wallis and Diane Kruger Join 'Fathers and Daughters' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Octavia Spencer, "Beasts of the Southern Wild" star Quvenzhane Wallis and Diane Kruger have joined Voltage Pictures' "Fathers and Daughters" opposite Russell Crowe, Amanda Seyfried, and Aaron Paul. "Fathers and Daughters," a Black List script penned by...
  • Sundance 2014: The dilemmas of having it all in 'Happy Christmas'

    Sundance 2014: The dilemmas of having it all in 'Happy Christmas'
    PARK CITY, Utah -- In a movie also starring Anna Kendrick, Lena Dunham, Melanie Lynskey and Mark Webber, the real scene-stealer is Jude Swanberg, the young son of filmmaker Joe Swanberg. At the world premiere of Papa Swanberg’s new “Happy...
  • Sundance 2014: At ground zero for U.S. film, a Persian wave

    Sundance 2014: At ground zero for U.S. film, a Persian wave
    The teenage girl Sepideh only wants to look at the stars. A student of astronomy and worshipful devotee of Albert Einstein, she dreams of joining the young men who trek out nightly in the desert south of Tehran to gaze at constellations. But such...
  • Sundance: Buzz Titles Still Up for Grabs Amid Snoozy Sales

    While festgoers are enjoying unusually warm weather in Park City, the temperature on the acquisition front at this year's Sundance Film Festival has been cool so far, with fewer deals taking longer to materialize and with smaller pricetags. The hesitance...
  • Sundance 2014 winners: 'Whiplash' wins big

    Sundance 2014 winners: 'Whiplash' wins big
    PARK CITY, Utah — “Whiplash,” Damien Chazelle's debut feature about a fraught relationship between a teacher and student at a New York music school, was the big winner at the Sundance Film Festival on Saturday night, taking the top...
  • Sundance 2014: Strong films, but no 'wows!'

    For the first time in a long time, it didn't snow in Park City, Utah, during the Sundance Film Festival, not even a flurry. The barren hills surrounding the town provided a physical echo of a festival that was not overflowing with greatness either. But,...