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  1. Oscars: Helmers Wonder If Some Best Picture Nominees Just Direct ThemselvesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Deadline

    ... the morning those nominations are announced. Who can forget the shock when it was Behn Zeitlin ( Beasts of the Southern Wild ) and not Ben Affleck ( Argo ) who landed one of those prized five directing noms? Argo was a favorite to win best picture, ...

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  2. Wallis, Jamie and Jay Z bring a Anniea back to lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Pocono Record

    ... so big it melts all of New York. Quvenzhane Wallis, that wonder of a child actress from “Beasts of the Southern Wild,” is no tap dancing Broadway baby with a voice built to reach the balcony. But director Will Gluck and the producers ...

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  3. New ReleasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Philly.com

    ... whose icy heart is toasted like campfire marshmallows once he lets the girl into his life. Beasts of the Southern Wild's Quvenzhan Wallis is a charmer in the title role, Jamie Foxx, as the Daddy Warbucks-ian Will Stacks, is a cell phone mogul who, ...

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  4. Modernized - Annie' is an underwhelming, quasi-musical messRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... Award nomination when she was 6 for her starring role in as the unflappable bayou child in Beasts of the Southern Wild , has a relaxed, natural charm and undeniable cuteness. But she's no "stage kid," and she's clearly out of her element in a role ...

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  5. FilmlandJourney's EndWild, Annie and the last HobbitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | North Coast Journal Weekly Politics

    ... as anyone, and Cannavale's great in everything. Wallis, who broke out in the wildly over-praised Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012) impressed me with confidence and range. Diaz we can generally do without. This is harmless entertainment that ...

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  6. Annie: Not the originalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Coquitlam Now

    ... Wallis, the young actress who received an Oscar nomination for her energetic performance in Beasts of the Southern Wild, is so stiff as Annie that I didn't accept her aspirations as authentic; they are just the motivations placed on her by a ...

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  7. Granger on Movies: 'Annie'Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 24 | New Canaan News-Review

    ... -- with Ashton Kutcher, Mila Kunis and Rihanna. Oscar-nominated for her natural authenticity in "Beasts of the Southern Wild," 11-year-old Quvenzhane Wallis is not a singer. Jamie Foxx is -- but his numbers are forgettable. And neither Rose Byrne ...

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  8. New Annie adaptation captures the hearts of fresh generationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News

    ... including a winning title performance from Quven-zhane Wallis, who was Oscar nominated for Beasts Of The Southern Wild. Annie (Wallis) lives in Harlem in the dubious care of embittered, alcoholic, faded pop star Colleen Hannigan (Diaz) with four ...

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  9. Review: Annie Is Surprisingly Sit-ThroughableRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Time

    ... was the youngest person to receive an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress (for her role in Beasts of the Southern Wild ), is 11 now and makes a smooth transition from wild child to domesticated starlet. She's also a plausibly adorable Annie, ...

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  10. Review: AnnieRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Best of New Orleans

    ... with the latest film adaptation of 1970s hit Broadway musical Annie . He cast Houma native and Beasts of the Southern Wild star QuvenzhanA Wallis in the title role, and sets the film in a modern-day Manhattan that no longer supports a middle ...

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  11. Films for the holidaysRead the original story

    Monday Dec 22 | St. Albert Gazette

    ... after all, the youngest Best Actress Oscar nominee ever. How could she go wrong? The 11-year-old Beasts of the Southern Wild star takes the title role as the happy young orphan who lives with her mean-spirited and selfish foster mom, Miss Hannigan, ...

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  12. 'Annie': Changed up but still funRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Examiner.com

    ... two leads, are both very good and have terrific chemistry together. Wallis, so winning in her "Beasts of the Southern Wild" film debut, continues to captivate. She's extremely convincing in conveying Annie's innocence and street smarts. She ...

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  13. ANNIE Reboot Lands at #3 for Weekend Box Office; Takes in Over $16MRead the original story

    Monday Dec 22 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Orphan Annie," and Tribune Content Agency, LLC. Academy Award nominee Quvenzhan Wallis (Beasts of the Southern Wild) stars as Annie, a young, happy foster kid who's also tough enough to make her way on the streets of New York in 2014. ...

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  14. 10 Musicals Turned MoviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Candymag.com

    ... Best Actress nominee ever in the history of the Oscars, who received the nod for the movie Beasts of the Southern Wild. Fun fact: Willow Smith was supposed to play Annie, but Into the Woods (opens January 14). See Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, ...

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  15. "Annie"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Spokane 7

    ... the other way around. The venerable Broadway smash gets a reinvention, with Quvenzhani Wallis ("Beasts of the Southern Wild") taking over as the adorable moppet being raised by a mean foster mom (Cameron Diaz). Jamie Foxx plays the tycoon who takes ...

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  16. Movie review: 'Annie'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | Examiner.com

    ... been. Wallis, who had her big break a couple years ago when she was nominated for an Oscar for "Beasts of the Southern Wild", is completely charming in this movie and makes the role her own. Foxx is also very good and funny as the materialistic ...

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  17. Hard-knock life for - Annie' remakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | Cape Gazette

    ... of the older recordings. Wallis, whose nuance and spirit rose above the mediocrity that was "Beasts of the Southern Wild," is boxed into portraying a cheek-pinchable spitfire, displaying nothing of the charm that seemed so effortless for her in her ...

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  18. Quvenzhan in "Annie." What's tougher on Teabaggers: Hushpuppy...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | Daily Kos

    ... than "kuVON-zhu-nay." This material in "Annie" is nowhere near as challenging as her part in Beasts of the Southern Wild. If that character had been an adult, you'd want somebody like Naomi Watts or Cate Blanchett to carry it off. A whole world gets ...

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  19. Annie ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | IGN

    ... grating. And hearing Will Stacks (Jaime Foxx's Warbucks character here) telling young Annie (Beasts of the Southern Wild's QuvenzhanA Wallis) to "never slow your roll" comes off as genuine and deserving as a speech at the People's Choice ...

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  20. Annie and girl cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | OUPblog

    ... sense of her has already been shaped by her extraordinary, Oscar-nominated performance in 2012's Beasts of the Southern Wild . If child stars are often believed to be just like the characters they play by fans who resist the idea that children can ...

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