Beasts Of The Southern Wild

  • Sundance 2014: 'I Origins', 'Love Is Strange' are the chief attractions December 10, 2013

    Los Angeles: Comedies, dramas, thrillers and documentaries exploring notable individuals will lead the 2014 Sundance Film Festival noncompetitive premieres program, the annual independent film festival said on Monday. The coveted premieres slot, usually reserved for more seasoned directors, will showcase 17 feature films, several of which are by directors who have...
  • The Onion apologises to Quvenzhane Wallis for offensive tweet February 26, 2013

    New York: The Onion is apologizing for calling the 9-year-old star of 'Beasts of the Southern Wild' a vulgar and offensive name on Twitter, an attack that led to a firestorm online. The satirical newspaper on Sunday referred to Quvenzhane Wallis with an expletive intended to denigrate women. The Onion was...
  • Oscar night to have something for everyone: producers February 5, 2013

    Beverly Hills: With a high five from 9yearold actress Quvenzhane Wallis, and a pledge that Oscar night will have something for everyone, the Academy Awards kicked into high gear on Monday at a luncheon for more than 160 nominees. Jennifer Lawrence, Steven Spielberg, Jessica Chastain, Naomi Watts, Joaquin Phoenix, Kathryn Bigleow,...
  • Indie film 'Beasts' a fearless success June 28, 2012

    New York: On the first day newcomer director Benh Zeitlin began shooting his mythical, apocalyptic low-budget film, Beasts of the Southern Wild, he had a real life disaster to deal with - the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The sense of impending danger only served to heighten...
  • 65th Cannes Film Festival: List of winners May 28, 2012

    Cannes: The 2012 Cannes Film Festival announced its winners on Sunday. Following is a list of the main awards. 1. Palme d'Or (Best Film) - 'Love'/Amour (Austria) by Michael Haneke 2. Grand Prix (Runner-up) - 'Reality' (Italy) by Matteo Garrone 3. Jury Prize (Third Prize) - 'The Angels' Share' (Britain) by Ken Loach 4....