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‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ Actor Colman Domingo on Why James Baldwin’s Work Still Resonates

Colman Domingo says he enjoys pursuing a wide range of projects. Between writing recent musicals about Donna Summer and Nat King Cole and starring in Barry Jenkins’ adaptation of James Baldwin’s novel “If Beale Street Could Talk,” the multihyphenate must be having a hell of a time.How does the film bring James Baldwin’s world to […]

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‘I’m black, I can’t do method acting’: Brian Tyree Henry on Atlanta and Widows

The Tony-nominated actor stars in two of autumn’s biggest films, Widows and If Beale Street Could Talk. So why has he suffered from imposter syndrome?• Donald Glover on Atlanta: ‘I’m not making a TV show, I’m making an experience’He might wear it lightly, but Brian Tyree Henry is a star. Over the next few months […]

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Regina King (‘If Beale Street Could Talk’) could win overdue Oscar shortly after taking Emmy #3

Best Supporting Actress at the Oscars has opened up in a major way for Regina King, who is earning some of the best reviews of her career for her role in Barry Jenkins‘ new film, “If Beale Street Could Talk.” King has been predicted to earn her first Oscar nomination after the rapturous response to […]

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‘Timeless, Timely and Necessary’: Barry Jenkins Brings ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ Home to Harlem

With his cast and crew in tow in front of a rapturous audience Tuesday night, Oscar-winning filmmaker Barry Jenkins brought his latest film, an adaptation of author James Baldwin’s “If Beale Street Could Talk,” to the New York Film Festival for its U.S. premiere at the world-famous Apollo Theater. The setting was all too appropriate.“James […]

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‘Green Book’ Takes Home Tiff 2018 People’s Choice Award

The Oscars might not be a popularity contest just yet but the Toronto International Film Festival certainly is, and Peter Farrelly’s Green Book has the votes. The road-trip drama took home the festival’s People’s Choice Award—voted on by Tiff attendees—giving the film a bit of buzzy momentum as the road to the Academy Awards rolls […]

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Barry Jenkins Was Indirectly Called the N-Word During ‘Moonlight’s’ Oscar Campaign

Awards season was fairly kind to Barry Jenkins two years ago, with at least one notable exception. The “Moonlight” co-writer/director, who’s at Tiff with his new film “If Beale Street Could Talk,” last night recalled an incident in which he was called the N-word by his own driver following the Governors Awards in the lead-up […]

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Tiff Reveals First Slate of 2018 Films, Including ‘Beautiful Boy,’ ‘High Life,’ ‘First Man,’ ‘Widows,’ and Many More

The Toronto International Film Festival has announced its first official slate, with titles in its Gala and Special Presentations program, including some of the most anticipated movies of the year. The 2018 edition will premiere much-anticipated titles like the world premiere of Steve McQueen’s female-driven heist film “Widows,” the world premiere of the Timothee Chalamet-starring […]

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Oscars at Halfway Point: ‘Black Panther’ Leads the Pack, With Heavy-Hitters Coming Up

As the 2018 awards race hits the halfway mark, there is one solid best-picture bet so far: “Black Panther.” As usual, the year is bottom-heavy and impartial execs who have seen the upcoming films say it could be one of the most fun awards years in memory.Disney-Marvel’s “Black Panther,” directed by Ryan Coogler, has enough […]

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SXSW 2018: Live Stream Barry Jenkins’ Keynote Speech to Learn About Life After ‘Moonlight’ (Exclusive)

If you’ve found yourself wondering what Barry Jenkins has been up to in the year since “Moonlight” shocked the moviegoing world by winning Best Picture, wonder no longer. The filmmaker, who won an Oscar of his own that fateful evening, is at South by Southwest to deliver a Keynote speech. Avail yourself of an exclusive […]

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