alibi online

Free Will AstrologyAlibi's Personals
 

RSS-ified:

Film Times & Capsules

GUARANTEED FRESH as of Friday April 11, 2014 at 11:31 am Times and listings are for Friday 4/11 through Thursday 4/17


Beasts of the Southern Wild

This raw, earthy, extremely low-budget indie is one of the most original films you'll see all year. The astonishing, 6-year-old Quvenzhané Wallis is our star and narrator, Hushpuppy--a fierce, mud-caked wild child living in a flooded backwater bayou with her troubled father. This wildly imaginative modern fantasy would have us believe that the polar ice caps have melted, pushing back the coastline and stranding hundreds of poor, rural southerners on the wrong side of a massive levee system. Unwilling to relocate to dry land, our scrappy survivors try to tough out this environmental disaster--Cajun-style. The film's visual and aural poetry occasionally gets pretentious and the heavily metaphorical narrative doesn't always pay off. But the acting is astonishing and the cinematography looks like some gloriously rotting impressionist painting. 91 minutes PG-13.
Join our mailing list for exclusive info, the week's events and free stuff!
 

  • Select sidebar boxes to add below. You can also click and drag to rearrange the boxes; close using the little X icons on each box. To re-add a box you closed, return to this menu.
  • Because you are not logged in, any changes you make to these boxes will vanish as soon as you click to another page. If you log in, the boxes will stick.
  • alibi.com
  • Latest Posts
  • Web Exclusives
  • Recent Rocksquawk Discussions
  • Recent Classifieds
  • Latest User Posts
  • Most Active Users
  • Most Active Stories
  • Calendar Comments
  • Upcoming Alibi Picks
  • Albuquerque
  • Duke City Fix
  • Albuquerque Beer Scene
  • What's Wrong With This Picture?
  • Reddit Albuquerque
  • ABQ Journal Metro
  • ABQrising
  • ABQ Journal Latest News
  • Del.icio.us Albuquerque
  • NM and the West
  • New Mexico FBIHOP
  • Democracy for New Mexico
  • Only in New Mexico
  • Mario Burgos
  • Democracy for New Mexico
  • High Country News
  • El Grito
  • NM Politics with Joe Monahan
  • Stephen W. Terrell's Web Log
  • The Net Is Vast and Infinite
  • Slashdot
  • Freedom to Tinker
  • Is there a feed that should be on this list? Tell us about it.
    Morrissey
    Morrissey 5.14.2014