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« on: August 01, 2012, 09:52:58 AM »

"Once there was a Hushpuppy and she lived with her daddy in the Bathtub" turns out to be a literal description of the plot in this ridiculously original fairy tale about a young girl living with her alcoholic father on an island cut off from the Louisiana mainland by the Katrina floodwaters. It's sort of like THE TREE OF LIFE set in a post-apocalyptic bayou, with the best performance you'll see by a six-year old in the most original movie of the year.

There are lots of 6-year old girl dream sequences and it might be too arty and outside your comfort zone, but if you liked TREE OF LIFE, give it a try. If I had to vote today I'd name it the best movie of the year.

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"The basic plot is that Donna Speir and Hope Marie Carlton, the two undercover DEA agent Playboy Playmates from the last movie, are still running around in jungle shorts, cowboy boots and spaghetti strap T-shirts, firing their machine guns at drug smugglers, Filipino communist guerrillas, and corrupt federal agents while their two friends, Lisa London and Miss May 1984 Patty Duffek, lounge around the pool a lot and talk on speaker phones that look like fax machines."-Joe Bob on SAVAGE BEACH
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« Reply #1 on: August 02, 2012, 07:58:28 AM »

I've heard it was good.  We have a screening here shortly as part of the Melbourne International Film Festival, and I was very keen to go but it sold out before I got to book so I'll have to wait until it comes out on DVD/gets a limited release later in the year.


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