Beasts of the Southern Wild

By madmeigan
Written October 30, 2014
This is a brilliant film. I would like to meet the minds that conceived of and so beautifully and convincingly crafted the character of this little girl, and the world in which she lives. The screenwriter and director reveal an intelligence and sensitivity that are seldom seen in American cinema (or seen without extensive searching). It does indeed have some heart-wrenching moments, and I left the theatre red-eyed. BUT...I am a mom-of-two who put off seeing this movie exactly because I dreaded the wrenching...and I'm GLAD I finally went. There is also laughter and fascination enough to balance the pain. Do yourself a favor and go see this film!
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One of the dullest most boring movie experiences EVER

By Moviefanatic35
Written October 23, 2014
Just horrendous and a sooooo boring, where people do irritating things -- refuse medical care, refuse a better living situation. I kept hearing how great this movie was and I was completely taken aback at how NOT oscar worthy this movie is. A couple people in my theater even walked out.
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Even the beasts are marvelous

By TorchyHunter
Written October 01, 2014
Wowee. This movie has all the epic themes: nature vs civilization, fathers & daughters, love in many forms, and so fascinating you cannot look away from the screen.
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Possibly the most enchanting film

By NiniChickenBetty
Written August 31, 2014
Like being swept up to a fairy tale, a myth, a dream, a hallucination. But it wasn't craziness. There is a gorgeous story here. Extraordinary on the big screen. MAGIC.
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By igidid
Written July 24, 2012
Recently, my family and I went to see "Beast of the Southern Wild" and the story was surreal! Of course, I cried as characters, Hushpuppy and her Dad (both - novice actors) were outstanding in their performances! We are originally from New Orleans living in Dallas post Katrina, so it was easy to put ourselves in the "BathTub"! The "spirit" of the film is naturally, Nawlins as there are many diehards who refused to leave the city come hell or high waters; they like the people on the Bayou are resilient - Katrina was a perfect example! Because of Hushpuppy, I would bring my grand-daughter to see this beautiful movie! Deborah Carey Igidi
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