Last year's Sundance grand jury winner earned four Oscar noms. "Fruitvale Station" has a different set of hopes.
Beasts Of The Southern Wild
Michael Phillips of the Chicago Tribune declared "Beasts of the Southern Wild" one of the most divisive films of the year back in July. The film "has been critically anointed by some while declared…
The youngest-ever best actress nominee to Riva's oldest, 9-year-old Wallis is tasked with carrying most of Benh Zeitlin's ambitious post-Katrina odyssey on her tiny shoulders, and does so with fierce…
"Beasts of the Southern Wild," "Django Unchained," "Flight," "Red Tails" and "Tyler Perry's Good Deeds" were nominated for feature film honors at the 2013 NAACP Image Awards.
Often actors will try to tap into something within themselves when they tackle a role. But that was a tall order for tiny Quvenzhane Wallis, who made her acting debut in "Beasts of the Southern Wild"…
"Beasts of the Southern Wild," "Bernie," "Moonrise Kingdom," "Silver Linings Playbook" and "Keep the Lights On" were nominated for top feature for the 28th Film Independent Spirit Awards.
Few directors write their own scores, but to capture the right feeling for his first feature -- the idiosyncratic, magical realist fable "Beasts of the Southern Wild" -- director Benh Zeitlin did…
Theater folks have likely heard by now of indie film sensation "Beasts of the Southern Wild," thanks to its buzzy Sundance debut, its Camera d'Or win at Cannes and, in recent weeks, the impressive…
Completing an impressive double-whammy, Benh Zeitlin's magical-realist "Beasts of the Southern Wild," a Sundance-winner, has now scooped plaudits at Cannes.
"Beasts of the Southern Wild" and "The House I Live In" have won the grand jury prizes for American films at the Sundance Film Festival.
Benh Zeitlin's stunning debut finds its dandelion-haired heroine fighting rising tides and fantastic creatures in a mythic battle against modernity.