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    'Beasts Of The Southern Wild' Star Quvenzhané Wallis In Contention To Play 'Annie'

    It's one thing to be a young actress and deliver a performance that gets noticed. It's quite another to get an Oscar nomination for your efforts, but Quvenzhané Wallis has been turning heads all through 2012 with her electric turn in "Beasts of the Southern Wild." And while the actress has since tak...

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    Will Smith Is Considering Quvenzhané Wallis To Replace Willow Smith In 'Annie' Musical

    As Nikki Finke would probably say at a moment like this: TOLDJA!

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    Watch: Quvenzhané Wallis Talks To Time Magazine

    Here's a short but sweet video with Quvenzhané Wallis, done for Time Magazine, in which she talks about her experiences working on Beasts of the Southern Wild.

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    Willow Smith Will No Longer Star In 'Annie' Remake; Might Quvenzhané Wallis Take Over?

    Last we wrote about this project in summer 2012, Emma Thompson, talking to the BBC, said that she'd been writing the script for nearly three years, was excited about it, and was heading to LA to work with Willow Smith (who was to star in the film), and that Jay-Z (who's one of...

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    Sundance 2013: The Ten Competition Short Films Not to Miss (Including the Return of Quvenzhane Wallis)

    With 65 shorts playing in competition this year, here is a preview of ten shorts that will have everyone in Park City buzzing.

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    Good and Bad Surprises Come with 2013 Oscar Nominations

    Oscar nominations were announced this morning and per usual there were the surprises, both of the good and bad variety. Nine year old Quvenzhané Wallis becomes the youngest Best Actress nominee for Beasts of the Southern Wild, Kathryn Bigelow shockingly did not receive a Best Director nominat...

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    'Beasts' Director Wants Quvenzhané Wallis, Dwight Henry For Next Film On Wacky Aging (Details)

    In light of today's Oscar news, with Beasts Of The Southern Wild contending in major Academy Award categories (Best Actress, Best Director, Best Picture), I thought this was worthy of a repost/reminder, as it seems like the news (first reported last September) went somewhat unnoticed. There...

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    Watch The Oscar Nominations: The Good, The Bad, The What Were They Thinking?

    What a relief! It looks like the Oscar show might actually be fun, thanks to Seth MacFarlane. When he and Emma Stone announced the nominees, MacFarlane commented with barbed lines that were as edgy as anything Ricky Gervais did during his controversial Golden Globes gigs. After announcing the B...

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    Why Having Only Strong Girl Heroines is Not Enough

    A.O. Scott in the lead story of the NY Times Magazine this past weekend wrote a very interesting piece on how Hollywood has finally embraced women, well not exactly women, heroines.  The piece "Hollywood's Year of Heroine Worship" delves into many very great points about the uniqu...

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    The Breakout Performances Of 2012

    One of the great thrills of being a movie fan is discovery. In a few weeks, we'll be rolling out our lists of the films we're looking forward to in 2013, many of which come from established names. And yet invariably, many of the best movies that will surprise us over the next twelve months will be o...

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