Zola is a film that manages to bring A’Ziah King’s outrageous viral twitter thread to life in complete cinematic fashion. Zola (Taylour Paige) works as a waitress in Detroit when she first befriends a customer, Stefani (Riley Keough). Shortly thereafter, Stefani recruits Zola to join her on a weekend trip to Florida. Zola says yes to going on this trip, which will prove to be against her better judgement. The story only gets crazier from…"Sundance 2020: Zola"
Beautifully directed, If Beale Street Could Talk is able to raise the bar on what we come to expect from writer-director Barry Jenkins. If you didn’t notice it with Moonlight, Barry Jenkins has a way with telling a story on camera. If Beale Street Could Talk further enhances his work as a storyteller. Jenkins puts so much care into the film even if it’s James Baldwin’s words that he adapts on screen. We especially see…"If Beale Street Could Talk is Beautifully Directed"