If Beale Street Could Talk

Review: If Beale Street Could Talk

Bobwill
By Bobwill
21 Mar 19

An over-rich, sentimental telling of an ugly tragic story. It lacks Balwin's acid irony - the film only comes to life when he is directly quoted. It looks gorgeous, the cinematography faultless, the soundscape is brilliant, the acting committed but whereas I wanted Moonlight to go on forever, I just wanted this to end.
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If Beale Street Could Talk

If Beale Street Could Talk

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