This movie fucks
Barry Jenkins truly is one of the best storytellers in recent years. Moonlight proved that he's a talent to look out for, and now If Beale Street Could Talk cements his status as one of the best filmmakers of the decade.
If Beale Street Could Talk, adapted from the novel of the same name by James Baldwin, is an absolutely stunning film. Everything from the melodic score to the dreamlike cinematography helps to immerse the viewer in Tish and Fonny's…
La La Land represents everything I love about cinema.
Its goal was to make a love letter to classic cinema and it succeeded. It wasn't trying to set up a universe, wasn't trying to get a point across, it was just trying to be a good movie and it does that and more.
Everything from its whimsicality to the impeccable dance routines had me in awe when I first saw the film, and had me in awe on the rewatch.…