a magnificent love story from Moonlight’s Barry Jenkins

a magnificent love story from Moonlight's Barry Jenkins

Dir: Barry Jenkins Cast: KiKi Layne, Stephan James, Teyonah Parris, Regina King, Colman Domingo, Brian Tyree Henry, Aunjanue Ellis, Ed Skrein, Emily Rios, Diego Luna, Dave Franco, Pedro Pascal. Cert TBC, 119 mins

Moonlight may have secured itself a legacy, for entirely non-artistic reasons, as the most scandalous Best Picture winner of all time (after the wrong winner was read out at the Oscars), but the richness of the film itself lives on. If proof were needed that Barry Jenkins’s directing achievement was far from a one-off, it pulses and dances through every sequence of his follow-up, If Beale Street Could Talk, in all its gorgeous romantic melancholy and sublimated outrage.

Just three films…

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