Unique and ambitious, but kind of grim

By NYPerson1
Written August 21, 2014
This movie is being described as being life-affirming. I think that it's more of a study of gut-wrenching , intractable poverty--and a resilient child. The little girl should, and will, be nominated for many acting awards. I didn't exactly enjoy the movie--mostly, it isn't much fun--but, I was impressed by it.
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BEASTS OF SOUTHERN WILD

By SUNGBYRD
Written July 17, 2012
My first time at this theatre and I really enjoyed it. The actors in the movie was superb, I was very impressed, because they were all new.This movie will enhance your life!
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What were they thinking?

By Chuck1107
Written July 28, 2012
Rated as a "must see" by some movie critics, my wife and I felt this was a waste of time and money. No broad appeal, no message that you could carry home - a colonoscopy would have been more fun.
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Review Beasts of the Southern Wild

By Aryamani
Written July 23, 2012
I enjoyed very much the child's perspective througout the move and the mesmerizing acting skills of the little girl. However the story did no quite convey a clear message.
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Profound, Disturbing, Enjoyable...

By JeffyGlenn
Written July 21, 2012
This movie took me away to a place foreign to me that was real and surreal all rolled into one. The reality of the lives portrayed here is hard to watch, but the humanity of them is uplifting. I want my friends who do volunteer work down there to see this.
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