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    Awards Circuit’s Top 10 Breakthrough Performers of 2018

    It’s hard to believe that another year has passed. It sounds like an old cliche, but the older I get the quicker the years seem to be flying by. It feels like yesterday that we were just ranking “The Shape of Water” against “Get Out” against “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri,” doesn’t it? As with […] More

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    WATCH: Final Trailer and Poster for the Barry Jenkins Film ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’

    Love stories and romances have long fascinated the voters of the Academy. Last year, the strange relationship at the heart of “The Shape of Water” took the Academy by storm. Jack and Rose became icons in “Titanic” from James Cameron. The sprawling and multidecade relationship between two young boys growing up in Liberty City, Miami helped […] More

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    NYFF Film Review: ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ Echoes in the Chamber of Cinema That Will Be Felt for Decades

    2018 NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL: If there was a film walking into the theater of Walter Reade, and later tonight at the Apollo, with more to prove than Barry Jenkins’ newest film “If Beale Street Could Talk,” you couldn’t point it out.  In a daring and utterly transcendent experience of the soul, Barry Jenkins has […] More

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    WATCH: ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ Highlights a Romance and the Beauty of Harlem

    There were rumors that “If Beale Street Could Talk” would never be able to live up to the level of “Moonlight,” Barry Jenkins’ breakout film. Yet, audiences at the Toronto International Film Festival changed that narrative quickly. Not only does “If Beale Street” sound like a contender, it could be one of the sweetest films of the […] More

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    TIFF 2018: Audiences Share Thoughts on Barry Jenkins’ ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’

    Sunday evening in Toronto was devoted to the premiere of Barry Jenkins‘ highly anticipated film, “If Beale Street Could Talk.” Two years after his monumental Best Picture win with “Moonlight,” Jenkins returns for his sophomore effort. “If Beale Street Could Talk” is based on the novel by James Baldwin. It tells the story of Tish […] More

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    Colman Domingo Joins Barry Jenkins’ ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’

    Los Angeles, CA (October 25, 2017) – Award-winning actor Colman Domingo (“Fear the Walking Dead”) has joined the cast of Barry Jenkins’ “If Beale Street Could Talk,” it was announced today. The Broadway veteran joins previously announced cast members Stephan James and newcomer KiKi Layne in Jenkins’ highly-anticipated follow up to the Academy Award-winning “Moonlight.” Adapting […] More