Quick Take: Beasts of the Southern Wild

first_imgFilmUncategorizedQuick Take: Beasts of the Southern WildThe fantastic and fantastical indie film hits DVDBy Steve Erickson – December 4, 2012415ShareEmailFacebookTwitterPinterestReddItPhotograph courtesy Beasts of the Southern WildAgainst the backdrop of a Katrina-like storm and with a dash of magical realism, first-time feature director Benh Zeitlin and writer Lucy Alibar’s Beasts of the Southern Wild (Fox Searchlight, $30) already has taken up residence on most ten-best-of-the-year lists before the year is even over. At the center of its troupe of bayou nomads is the preposterously preternatural Quvenzhané Wallis, nine years old and the powerhouse to beat for Best Actress. TAGS2012December 2012L.A CultureMoviesPrevious articleMusic Video Monday: Flying Lotus – “Tiny Tortures”Next articleIt Happened This Week in L.A. History: Black and White and Read All OverSteve Erickson RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORArcLight Cinemas and Pacific Theatres Are Permanently Shutting DownL.A. Movie Theaters Can Reopen Next Week—but Some Cinemas Aren’t Quite Ready‘The Raw Materials Were Her Life’: The New Billie Eilish Documentary Shoots for Storytelling with No Filterlast_img

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