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"
The American Film Institute has announced the honorees of the AFI Awards 2018, celebrating the most outstanding achievements in both film and television. There were ten films, ten TV series, and an AFI Special Award for Roma. These films and series were honored for what AFI considers to be culturally and artistically significant. Because Roma comes from a Mexican-born director and filmed in Mexico, the film doesn’t meet the criteria to be considered as an…"AFI Awards 2018 Honorees Announced"
The first wave of titles were unveiled this morning ahead of the 43rd Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), running September 6-16. Piers Handling, CEO and Director of TIFF, and Cameron Bailey, Artistic Director of TIFF, unveiled the first round of titles premiering in the Gala and Special Presentation programming of the 43rd Toronto International Film Festival. All in all, there were 17 Galas and 30 Special Presentations in the first announcement. This includes 21 World Premieres,…"TIFF 2018: First Wave of Titles Announced"