Friday, September 28, 2012
If you have not seen BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD, please do so.
It is one of the most affecting, beautiful films I have seen in a very long time. It is like a visual poem that touches you in the rawest way and stays with you long after you have left the cinema. The performances by amateur actors are amazing and you will fall in love with Hush Puppy without even realising it has happened so quickly. It is so hard to use words to describe this film, so just go and see it for yourself and feel it instead.........
In a forgotten but defiant bayou community cut off from the rest of the world by a sprawling levee, a six-year-old girl exists on the brink of orphanhood. Buoyed by her childish optimism and extraordinary imagination, she believes that the natural world is in balance with the universe until a fierce storm changes her reality. Desperate to repair the structure of her world in order to save her ailing father and sinking home, this tiny hero must learn to survive unstoppable catastrophes of epic