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Michelle Obama screens indie Oscar
contender ‘Beasts of the Southern
Wild’ at White House

New York Daily News, by Kristen A. Lee

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 2/14/2013 1:19:12 PM

Dark horse Oscar contender “Beasts of the Southern Wild” got a high-powered endorsement for its Academy Award campaign on Wednesday from First Lady Michelle Obama. The First Lady screened the indie sensation for a group of students at the White House on Wednesday, calling it "one of the most powerful and important movies that has been put out this year — or in a long time, quite frankly." The White House event for Black History Month included students from Washington, D.C., and some from the New Orleans area, where "Beasts" was filmed.

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So now the Mooch is a movie critic. What other movies will she approve and deem powerful and important?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Dante, 2/14/2013 1:38:35 PM     (No. 9176362)

Sounds a movie pandering to satisfy every leftist cliche and prop up their ridiculous view of the world. No surprise simple-minded Michelle gos for it in a big way.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: nimby, 2/14/2013 1:46:28 PM     (No. 9176378)

this woman has neither brains nor class!!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: sardonic, 2/14/2013 1:56:23 PM     (No. 9176404)

So?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Bevan, 2/14/2013 2:02:34 PM     (No. 9176416)

My favorite movie of all time is "Zulu."
Second favorite is "Thelma and Louise." I love a happy ending.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: LouD, 2/14/2013 2:09:44 PM     (No. 9176429)

Did Mooch play one of the beasts?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: blunderbuss, 2/14/2013 2:25:18 PM     (No. 9176471)

I hear she can render the star spangle banner in controlled pharts.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: gagolfer, 2/14/2013 3:53:38 PM     (No. 9176668)

We all have opinions on movies we see. What´s the big deal about this. She loved the movie as did many others and it is up for Best Picture, Director, and Actress. It is very good and not to burst a bubble, but is a story of a little girl, not leftist cliche at all. Obviously the "crtics" here have not seen it but have to criticize anything and everything Michelle says. This time out of ignorance I´m afraid.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Cor-vet, 2/14/2013 4:04:00 PM     (No. 9176690)

Good movie or not, her public approval comments is the best advertisment the film can get with the Obama adoring hollywood crowd. Of course, the principles in any of the other films must be livid!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 2/14/2013 4:10:12 PM     (No. 9176702)

Who cares what she does ?
Why waste space writing.
I stopped at the Headline.
Never read about or watch
either of them. Learned a
long time ago what they were.
and they are not worth my time.
even writing this comment is
wasteful.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: vesicant, 2/14/2013 4:33:53 PM     (No. 9176741)

Odd, I don´t remember Shure M57 microphones having a wookie filter.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: pickle1, 2/14/2013 4:36:24 PM     (No. 9176752)

If it has to do anything with her hatred of herself and white people, she is.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Grambo, 2/14/2013 4:59:38 PM     (No. 9176783)

We interrupt this important national story with breaking news that Bo is eating lunch.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Moonspinner, 2/14/2013 5:16:58 PM     (No. 9176799)

Why isn´t there a White History Month?

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Reply 14 - Posted by: LanieLou, 2/14/2013 7:42:44 PM     (No. 9177030)

Every Wed. is party night at the WH... We just usually don´t know about it unless hollywood stars attend & want the publicity.

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