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Beasts of the Southern Wild (movie)

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  • '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....
  • Playing the Oscar game

     Playing the Oscar game
    It's time to play one of our favorite yearly games at Times Community News: Can You Outguess the Features Editor? And no, that's not a rhetorical question. You probably can. Last year, incurable Oscar junkie that I am, I challenged readers to beat my...
  • Oscars nominations 2013: Academy Award trivia to boost your savvy

      The 85th Academy Award nominations certainly managed a few surprises Thursday morning --no nominations for directors Ben Affleck ("Argo") or Kathryn Bigelow ("Zero Dark Thirty"), lots of Oscar warmth for "Beasts of the Southern Wild" and Michael...
  • Connecticut's Oscar Favorites From Those In The Know

    Connecticut's Oscar Favorites From Those In The Know
    The Academy Awards bring out the critic in everyone. It starts when the nominations are announced — "Whaddya mean, Ben Affleck wasn't nominated?" — and lasts long after Oscar night. That annual ritual takes place Sunday night and will be...
  • Partying with Oscar, Baltimore-style

    Partying with Oscar, Baltimore-style
    Errol Webber has an unfair advantage when it comes to Oscar parties. He actually has an Oscar, handed out on stage during an Academy Awards ceremony. And it'll be there for all his guests to admire, pose with any maybe even hold for a few seconds when...