On the surface, an indie movie about an adorable little moppet named Hushpuppy living in a tight-knit Southern community known as The Bathtub sounds twee beyond repair. But Beasts of the Southern Wild, a drama about what happens to this girl, her father, and their community after a Katrina-like storm floods them out of their ramshackle homes, has a lot… read more!
Movies Directed by Benh Zeitlin (in alphabetical order)
This is one of those movies that I was about to see in March 2020, until the pandemic shutdown curtailed its theatrical run and my weekly matinee habit. Still, the four months it took me to finally catch Wendy on VOD are nothing compared to the eight long years it took for Benh Zeitlin to deliver a followup to his… read more!