Faced with both her hot-tempered father's fading health and melting ice-caps that flood her ramshackle bayou community and unleash ancient aurochs, six-year-old Hushpuppy must learn the ways of courage and love.
Written By: Benh Zeitlin, Lucy Alibar
Directed By: Benh Zeitlin
MPAA Rating: [ PG-13 ]
Running Time: 93 min.
Starring: Quvenzhané Wallis, Dwight Henry, Levy Easterly, Gina Montana, Lowell Landes
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news 2013 Oscars: The Six Winners We Most Want To See Mack Rawden, Sean O'Connell, Eric Eisenberg, Katey Rich, Kristy Puchko, Kelly West 8y We've all followed the Oscars long enough to be realistic about what can and cannot happen. No matter how much you love Hugh Jackman in Les Miserables, you know he'll lose to Daniel Day-Lewis. No matter how much you might love Scarlett Johansson's Oscar-nominated song from Chasing Ice, everyone knows she'll be steamrolled by Adele's "Skyfall."
news For Your Consideration: Beasts Of The Southern Wild Is The Mystical Elixir Oscar Desperately Needs Sean O'Connell 8y Beasts defies classification. It transcends easy genres. It is bold, original filmmaking done on a shoestring budget that is not reflected in its jaw-droppingly authentic production values. The movie’s four Oscar nominations should be its consolation prize. It’s worthy of so much more.
news Guillermo Del Toro To Adapt The Secret Garden With Beasts Of The Southern Wild Co-Writer Kristy Puchko 8y Sure, this story of a lonely girl who discovers magic in the neglected garden of her uncle has been adapted several times before, but Alibar promises a new take set during the turn of the 20th Century in the Southern US. Plus, she has the endorsement and collaboration of Guillermo del Toro tied into her pitch.
news Honest Posters For The Best Picture Nominees Katey Rich 8y Now that the year's Best Picture Oscar nominees have been announced, we've got a long six weeks to go before the awards ceremony-- which means, of course, that it's time to start making fun of the nominees. Some of them are familiar to everyone, like Django Unchained and Argo, but plenty of people only heard of Amour and Beasts of the Southern Wild
news President Obama Reveals His Favorite Movies Of 2012 Eric Eisenberg 8y These past couple of weeks hundreds if not thousands of film critics have worked to try and put together their top 10 lists for 2012, determining which titles, above all the rest, stood out over the last 12 months. These personal lists are great because they really help audiences understand critics' individual tastes, and it's also a great way to discover movies that otherwise may have been missed.
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