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Beasts of the Southern Wild (movie)

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  • L.A. Film Festival: 'All is Well,' 'Drought' win top jury prizes

    L.A. Film Festival: 'All is Well,' 'Drought' win top jury prizes
    A feature film about two sisters fleeing an African civil war and a documentary centering on a Mexican cattle-ranching community took home the top prizes at the Los Angeles Film Festival on Sunday. "All is Well," a Portuguese-language film directed by ...
  • Q&A: 'Beasts of the Southern Wild' stars Quvenzhane Wallis and Dwight Henry, and director/co-writer Benh Zeitlin

    Q&A: 'Beasts of the Southern Wild' stars Quvenzhane Wallis and Dwight Henry, and director/co-writer Benh Zeitlin
    Go ahead and call me crazy. Don’t be surprised, though, if 8-year-old Quvenzhane Wallis receives a Best Actress nomination for “Beasts of the Southern Wild,” her first-ever acting job. Which she filmed when she was 6. And auditioned...
  • Seth MacFarlane's 'Ted' to dominate stuffed box-office weekend

    Seth MacFarlane's 'Ted' to dominate stuffed box-office weekend
    The potty-mouthed “Ted” will heckle the male strippers off the box-office stage, as the Seth MacFarlane comedy will take down “Magic Mike” and all other new movies hitting theaters this weekend. "Ted," starring Mark Wahlberg as...
  • Raunch rules as R-rated films 'Ted,' 'Magic Mike' overperform

    Raunch rules as R-rated films 'Ted,' 'Magic Mike' overperform
    "Magic Mike" was stripped of the top spot at the box office by a debaucherous teddy bear, as "Ted" dominated ticket sales at the multiplex this weekend. "Ted," an R-rated raunchfest from "Family Guy" creator Seth MacFarlane, debuted with a strong $54.1...
  • 'Beasts of the Southern Wild' review: Remarkable performances from non-professionals anchor this strange marvel

    'Beasts of the Southern Wild' review: Remarkable performances from non-professionals anchor this strange marvel
    ***1/2 (out of four) A young boy runs down the road, ringing a bell. “The storm is coming!” he shouts. This adolescent Paul Revere in jeans does not foretell the global end of days but something more real and localized. The southern Delta-...
  • Manipulative music, plot devices keep 'Beasts of the Southern Wild' from greatness ★★

    Manipulative music, plot devices keep 'Beasts of the Southern Wild' from greatness ★★
    Already "Beasts of the Southern Wild"is the most divisive film of 2012, which is a testament to its co-writer and director, Benh Zeitlin, making his feature film debut with a picture that killed at Sundance, won the Camera d'Or (best first film) at Cannes...
  • Reel Critics: Fourth 'Ice Age' is nothing new

    Reel Critics: Fourth 'Ice Age' is nothing new
    "Ice Age: Continental Drift" is the fourth installment of this franchise, and it's starting to wear thin. The formula is predictable and consists of interchangeable parts that have all been assembled before. If you saw any of the other "Ice Age" movies,...
  • Oscar nominees owe debt to books

    Oscar nominees owe debt to books
    The Oscar nominees for best picture owe a huge debt to books -- and the creativity of authors. Most of the top films are screen versions of tales that were woven by printed words (or digitized versions). That's not taking anything away from the...
  • Md. film festivals offered advance look at Oscar nominees

    Md. film festivals offered advance look at Oscar nominees
    Local film fans may have a leg up on the competition when it comes to their Oscar pools, thanks to the folks at the Maryland Film Festival and Chesapeake Film Festival. "Beasts of the Southern Wild," which enjoyed a long run at The Charles Theatre last...
  • Happy face/sad face reaction: 2013 Oscar nominations

     Happy face/sad face reaction: 2013 Oscar nominations
    As always, this morning’s Oscar nominations created a roller coaster of emotion. Shock! Relief! Fury! I should not get so worked up about this. Really, though, the nods for the 2013 Academy Awards had a few more big surprises than usual—or...
  • Like/Dislike with Myxolydia Tyler, actress

    Like/Dislike with Myxolydia Tyler, actress
    Growing up in Rocky Mount, Va., Myxolydia Tyler loved watching local theater company Jack Tale Players. "I was in awe of how they told stories, and then I saw 'A Raisin in the Sun' on a high school theater trip, and that began my love affair with theater....