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The Art of the Beasts (Tattoo)

We just got an amazing photo and email from Chloé Tartinville of London: Chloé writes: “This movie means so much to me! Because it talks about the most important things to my heart: the freedom to live the life you choose, the respect for nature and the earth that’s been given to us, the idea to be bigger…

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Eleven Hushpuppies for Eleven Years Young!

August 28th is Quvenzhané Wallis day! It’s a big holiday in the Bathtub, but we’re not the only ones who love to celebrate her. Here’s 11 images of our “King” as she turns 11 years young today. They’ll make you want to laugh, cry, and beast it hard, just like our tiny hero herself. Hushbabies. They…

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Beasts of the Southern Wild with Live Score at Celebrate Brooklyn! and MASS MoCA

When it all goes quiet behind your eyes, what do you hear? Is by any chance… the original score from Beasts of the Southern Wild? We hope you’ll open your eyes and ears on August 10th or 11th (please note new Brooklyn date) for these never-before-seen events. Co-composer Dan Romer and director and co-composer Benh…

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The Creators Project on Beasts

The Creators Project produced a series of in depth videos on Beasts of the Southern Wild including featurettes on the Aurochs, cinematography and soundtrack. While you can find them posted throughout our blog, we thought it would be nice to view them all on one page/post. Enjoy! MAKING OF BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD PART I…

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A Menu Inspired by Beasts

The fine folks at food blog, Epicurious, put together a recipe playlist inspired by Beasts! Check it out here.

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Andy Samberg and Jack Black Beast it!

Andy Samberg and Jack Black premiered their short film, BEAST IT, at this year’s Film Independent Spirit Awards. Don’t try this at home.

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10 Lessons on Filmmaking from Benh Zeitlin

Filmmaker Magazine asked director Benh Zeitlin for a list of 10 lessons on filmmaking. 1. Pay tribute to your heroes, in your own voice. 2. Your film must be a done deal. Only the journey is negotiable. 3. Direct the camera just as another actor in your story. 4. Find a story that anyone can relate…

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Benh Zeitlin’s Beasts

Just over a year after  Beasts of the Southern Wild had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, First Lady Michelle Obama invited the cast and crew to the White House to screen and discuss the movie with a group of middle school and high school students. As the conversation drew to a close, Director…

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Beasts Poster By Rich Kelly

The Oscars and Gallery 1988: LA commissioned a small group of young international artists to create original screen prints inspired by this year’s nine Best Picture nominees. This Beasts of the Southern Wild poster was illustrated by artist Rich Kelly. “Rich Kelly is an illustrator hailing from Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. With an emphasis on his drawings and an expressive,…

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Quvenzhané Wallis in People Magazine!

  Quvenzhané Wallis was featured in People Magazine‘s Salute to the Oscar Nominees photo spread alongside actors Robert DeNiro, Amy Adams, Jessica Chastain, Sally Field, Anne Hathaway and more. What a cutie. That is all.

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