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Based on 44 Critics
critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( 37 )
  • There's no way you won't be captivated by Wallis, chosen ahead of 3,500 candidates to play the tiny folk hero who narrates the story. Her performance in this deceptively small film is a towering achievement. show more

  • There's no trace of calculation, only artistic ambitions and hopes that have come to fruition in the year's finest film thus far. show more

  • Beasts of the Southern Wild transports us to places that are peculiar and dangerous and magical, and makes us feel weirdly at home. show more

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  • April 29, 2014 fc00000000193043
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    in this film are breathtaking, and with the help of Hushpuppy’s powerful voiceovers, a coming of age drama has never been as fierce or heartbreaking. The spirit of adventure lives in this fi

  • March 11, 2013 sd00000000140760
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    fburcaw, I bet all of your reviews for any motion picture is the same....for all the obvious reasons.

  • January 24, 2013 ksharlan
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    boring - cannot believe this was one of the 10 best films of 2012

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