If Beale Street Could Talk (2018)

If Beale Street Could Talk (2018)

2018 R 117 Minutes

Drama | Romance

After her fiance is falsely imprisoned, a pregnant African-American woman sets out to clear his name and prove his innocence.

Overall Rating

9 / 10
Verdict: Great
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    9 / 10
    Once in a blue moon a filmmaker comes along that lights a fire of excitement in fans of the medium, and with “If Beale Street Could Talk,” director Barry Jenkins cements his place as one of the most talented auteurs working in the industry tod... Read the full review »
  • WHAT I LIKED: It seemed unlikely that Barry Jenkins would top the mastery of Moonlight in his next effort, but 'If Beale Street Could Talk,' miraculously sees him do just that with an epic, sweeping, tragedy-ridden romance that packs an even great... Read the full review »
  • If Beale Street Could Talk gently explores racial discrimination and eternal love through expressionistic drama. Nuance. It's an approach that very few directors decide to take. The ability to fabricate raw emotions through minimal effort, whether... Read the full review »