Beasts of the Southern Wild feels like fightin’ words to the modern motion picture industry, a line in the sand with aesthetic-less lo-fi indies and sanded-off, corporate Oscarbait on one side, and Beasts carnivorously lurking on the other. 997 more words
Tags » Benh Zeitlin
Having been nominated for 4 Oscars, does Benh Zeitlin’s drama with slight fantasy elements Beasts of the Southern Wild really deserve the attention?
Beasts of the Southern Wild… 817 more words
Benh Zeitlin’s Beasts of the Southern Wild: More Thoughts on Hushpuppy’s Interpretation of the Universe
I recently reread my post on Hushpuppy’s interpretation of the universe in Beasts of the Southern Wild. As I mention in that post, most of the ideas it contains are from a 10k word research paper I wrote in college; while I still think those ideas are valid, the post does feel incomplete due to all the cutting and reworking that the original paper underwent to create it. 3,953 more words