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  1. As Usual, Gotham Awards Nominations Send Mixed Messages About Indie Contenders (Analysis)

    9:01 am PDT 10/18/2012
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    THR's awards analyst explains why it's a foolhardy exercise to try to decipher Academy Awards implications in this morning's announcement. READ MORE

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  2. 'The Master,' 'Moonrise Kingdom' Among Gotham Independent Film Award Nominees

    7:08 am PDT 10/18/2012
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    The nominations, announced Thursday in New York City, also include "Bernie" and "Beasts of the Southern Wild." READ MORE

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  3. 'Beasts of the Southern Wild' Wins Top Award at Reykjavik Film Festival

    1:15 pm PDT 10/06/2012
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    Benh Zeitlin's film was honored with the event's top award, the Golden Puffin, with the critics award going to Sean Baker's "Starlet." READ MORE

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  4. 'Beasts of the Southern Wild' Cast Deemed Ineligible for SAG Awards (Exclusive)

    12:46 pm PDT 10/01/2012
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    The team behind Sundance's Grand Jury Prize winner did not adhere to SAG-AFTRA's Low Budget Feature Agreement, costing them their eligibility. READ MORE

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  5. Hollywood Film Awards to Honor Judd Apatow and 'Beasts of the Southern Wild' Actress (Exclusive)

    6:00 am PDT 09/12/2012
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    The Oscar season's first awards show will reveal the remaining honorees in the coming weeks. READ MORE

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  6. Deauville 2012: 'Beasts of the Southern Wild's' Bhen Zeitlin on Festival Insanity, the Film's Overseas Reception and Directing Child Actors (Q&A)

    5:21 pm PDT 09/09/2012
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    The director, whose Louisiana-set debut feature has won awards at several fests, says when he gets home he wants to "watch football and drink a lot of beer." READ MORE

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  7. Deauville 2012: 'Beasts of the Southern Wild,' 'Una Noche' Win Top Prizes

    3:42 pm PDT 09/09/2012
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    Bhen Zeitlin's debut film won the France festival's Grand Prize, while Lucy Mulloy's day-in-the-life Cuban drama took home the Jury Prize. READ MORE

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  8. Midyear Awards Report: Fox Searchlight (Analysis)

    12:19 pm PDT 07/19/2012
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    It's still the summer but this indie specialist, famous for creating contenders out of fall festival pickups, is already grooming one in "Beasts of the Southern Wild." READ MORE

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  9. 'Beasts of the Southern Wild' Breakout Dwight Henry Expanding Bakery Business

    9:00 am PDT 07/18/2012
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    The actor is balancing movie offers and bakery expansion proposals due to the indie drama’s pop culture heat. READ MORE

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  10. In Theaters This Weekend: Reviews of 'Magic Mike,' 'Ted,' 'People Like Us' and More

    9:00 pm PDT 06/28/2012
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    Wondering which film to go see this weekend? Check out what THR's critics say about the movies opening Friday. READ MORE

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  11. 'Beasts of the Southern Wild' Newcomers Discuss On-Set Surprises: 'You Wouldn’t Expect Fire to Explode That Much' (Video)

    6:03 pm PDT 06/26/2012
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    Fledgling actors Dwight Henry and Quvenzhane Wallis built a relationship as friends before playing father and daughter in Benh Zeitlin's award-winng directorial debut. READ MORE

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  12. Dwight Henry, Quvenzhané Wallis 'Beasts of the Southern Wild'

    4:24 pm PDT 06/26/2012
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    The two co-stars tell THR what it was like playing father and daughter in Benh Zeitlin's magical drama, set in Louisiana. READ MORE

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  13. LAFF 2012: 'All Is Well, 'Drought' Awarded Top Jury Prizes

    3:10 pm PDT 06/24/2012
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    Benh Zeitlin's "Beasts of the Southern Wild" continues its festival winning streak, capturing the audience award for best narrative film. READ MORE

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  14. 'Beasts of the Southern Wild' Director Reveals the Obstacles to Perfection: 'Water, Children and Animals' (Video)

    6:07 pm PDT 06/20/2012
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    Filmmaker Benh Zeitlin tells THR about creating his award-winning debut, which explores "how through a culture that’s joyous and celebratory and fierce, you can really defy death." READ MORE

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  15. Behind the Scenes: 'Beasts of the Southern Wild'

    12:21 pm PDT 06/20/2012
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    Writer-director Benh Zeitlin takes us behind the scenes of his debut feature film, 'Beasts of the Southern Wild.' READ MORE

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  16. Cannes 2012: FIPRESCI Prizes Go to 'Beasts of the Southern Wild' and 'In the Fog'

    10:47 am PDT 05/26/2012
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    "Hold Back" and "The Hunt" also pick up nods. READ MORE

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  17. Beasts of the Southern Wild: Sundance Film Review

    5:04 pm PST 01/21/2012
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    Filmmaker Benh Zeitlin makes his directorial debut with an exceptional indie feature that focuses on the struggles of the poorest people in the U.S. READ MORE

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  18. Oscars: Jennifer Lawrence and 12 of Hollywood's Youngest Academy Award Winners

    8:04 am PST 02/02/2011
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    At 22 years old, the "Silver Linings Playbook" star ties Marlee Matlin as the most junior to nab lead actress -- and joins the ranks of Tatum O'Neal (10), Angelina Jolie (24) and Hollywood's other young Oscar darlings. READ MORE

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