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    Interview: Oscar Nominee Lucy Alibar On Meeting Tony Kushner, Working with Guillermo del Toro, and Life After 'Beasts'

    Three years ago, Florida panhandle-raised Lucy Alibar was a struggling playwright working multiple jobs in New York City when she penned "Juicy and Delicious," a highly personal Georgia-set tale inspired by her dealings with her father's ailing health. Soon after, the play became the basis for Benh ...

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    Guillermo Del Toro and 'Beasts of the Southern Wild' Co-Writer Lucy Alibar Team for Universal's 'The Secret Garden'

    Guillermo del Toro is a busy man with his hands in many pies. The latest project with his fingerprints on it has landed at Universal, reports Deadline. It's a new film version of Frances Hodgson Burnett's children's classic "The Secret Garden." (One of del Toro's two amigos, Alfonso Cuaron, did a l...

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    'Beasts Of The Southern Wild' Writer Lucy Alibar Penning 'The Secret Garden' For Guillermo Del Toro

    So just how beloved is Frances Hodgson's Burnett's "The Secret Garden"? Well, if we're judging by the number of times it has been adapted for film and television, it's very, very beloved. First published in 1911, the novel was first brought to the big screen in a 1919 silen...

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    Lucy Alibar and Doris Kearns Goodwin Nominated for USC Scripter Award

    USC announced their 2013 Scripter award nominees this week. The Scripter award celebrates both the screenwriter and the author of the original text that the film was adapted from. This year, due to a tie, there are six nominees instead of the usual five. Two of the nominees are women.

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    'Beasts Of The Southern Wild' Writer Lucy Alibar On Turning The Play Into A Film, Visions Of The Apocalypse & More

    While Benh Zeitlin has deservedly received much praise and many laurels for his direction of the little movie that could, “Beasts of the Southern Wild,” a critical darling appearing on many end-of-the-year Best of Lists, it was his longtime friend and co-writer Lucy Alibar who sent him her original ...

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    Beasts of the Southern Wild

    Beasts of the Southern Wild is the perfect example of how to make a movie in this new post recession world.  Take a great script, make it for a price and then let the movie stand on its merits.  And yes, the awards and great reviews it has received since the premiere at Sundance earlier th...

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    New Clip From Beasts of the Southern Wild

    I saw this film last night. I was totally and completely blown away. I can't even articulate my reaction to it right now. One of the most interesting, different and without a doubt one of the best films I have seen in a long, long time. The lead of this film is an amazing 6-year old girl,...

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    Cross-Post: Cannes 2012: The Stories Aren’t By Women but They’re About Women

    It’s hard not to notice sexism when it is everywhere. After dealing with a person named Chris for three years trying to find lodging in Cannes I was stunned to find out that Chris was a woman. I’d assumed she was a man and all of this time I thought I was communicating with a man. I trus...

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