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Lulu and Barry’s anniversary

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 15, 2020 16:56:36 January 15, 2020 16:56:36
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I wrote after the Golden Globes that for all the attention that Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach get for being the writer-director super power couple, Lulu Wang and Barry Jenkins are a writer-director super power couple too Full Story

Barry, Lulu, Greta, Noah: the Globe Director Couples

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 6, 2020 10:50:07 January 6, 2020 10:50:07
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At our etalk research meetings this weekend, when we were figuring out questions for Noah Baumbach, the director of Marriage Story, one of issues we spent a lot of time discussing was whether or not to ask him about Greta Gerwig and women getting shut out of the director category when the Golden Globe nominations were announced. Full Story

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Regina King and the Beale Street 3

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 22, 2019 17:42:06 January 22, 2019 17:42:06

All of us who write on this site have written repeatedly about how much we love If Beale Street Could Talk. It’s so … much. This is a film that will hold up, there will never be a time, in 10 years, 20 years, 100 years, when it won’t be relevant, when it won’t be seen as a masterpiece from the storytelling to the acting to the directing to the score. Full Story

When Regina King Talks

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at January 14, 2019 18:42:06 January 14, 2019 18:42:06
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That was my poor attempt at a play on If Beale Street Could Talk, but seriously, no one talks like Regina King. In an award season that refuses to give us a break from insufferable, worse-than-Hathaway twee speeches from Lady Gaga (I like Gaga but can she DO LESS please?), we’ve been saved by Regina King. Full Story

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A mixed bag of filmmaker inclusion

Sarah Posted by Sarah at December 6, 2018 19:31:06 December 6, 2018 19:31:06
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It’s been a great year for black American cinema, as evidenced by the Golden Globes nominations which include Black Panther, BlacKkKlansman, and If Beale Street Could Talk for Best Picture. (Sorry to Bother You is too weird for award shows, but let us not forget it is one of the best films of the year. Full Story

Kerry & Nnamdi for Beale Street

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 27, 2018 22:10:17 November 27, 2018 22:10:17
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I saw If Beale Street Could Talk at TIFF. It crushed me. Love is HARD. Love is often sold to us as easy, too easy. “Love is all you need.” If only that could be the truth.  But while love is complicated at the best of times, as Kathleen often says, borrowing a quote from Vulture’s Dee Lockett Full Story