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Beasts of the Southern Wild on Fatherhood

Beasts of the Southern Wild was recently nominated by the National Fatherhood Initiative for the 2012 Fatherhood Movie of the Year. The relationship between Wink and Hushpuppy, and more specifically, Wink’s parenting skills, has been a divisive topic in conversation with varying opinions and outcomes. Though, not everyone will agree with the National Fatherhood Initiative’s take…

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Lucy Alibar Interview with Popsugar

Entertainment and culture blog Popsugar sat down with writer Lucy Alibar to find out more about the real life story that inspired Beasts. PopSugar: Being from Florida, how did your own Southern upbringing impact the movie? Lucy: The reason I even wrote the play to begin with, and where it all started was, my dad was…

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Buttermilk Drops come to NYC!

By now, many of you are familiar with the story of how Dwight Henry was cast as Wink in Beasts of the Southern Wild. A baker by profession, Mr. Henry, owned a dessert cafe, The Buttermilk Drop, across the street from the Court 13 production office where Beasts producers would often meet for coffee.  After…

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Meet Wink

“I’m not no actor, I’m a businessman.” Meet the baker with a big heart, Dwight Henry.

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