Tuesday, December 18, 2012

“Beasts of the Southern Wild” and the Dream of a Post Racial America

Beasts of the Southern Wild has been showing up on plenty of year end "Best of" lists lately.  But I'm not the only one who had some issues with the film's handling of its own subtext and its approach to race relations in a post Katrina southern Delta.  Head on over to The SF Informer to read my thoughts on just why, in the year of the Avengers and Twilight, Beasts of the Southern Wild may be the biggest stretch of escapist fantasy to hit theaters this year.


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