Beasts of the Southern Wild now playing!

August 15, 2012

"Hushpuppy, the 6-year-old heroine of Beasts of the Southern Wild, has a smile to charm fish out of the water and a scowl so fierce it can stop monsters in their tracks. The movie, a passionate and unruly explosion of Americana, directed by Benh Zeitlin, winks at skepticism, laughs at sober analysis and stares down criticism. Made on a shoestring by a resourceful New Orleans-based collective, it is animated by the same spirit of freedom it sets out to celebrate." --A. O. SCOTT, New York Times writes,