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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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