If Beale Street Could Talk


So the Golden Globe winner If Beale Street Could Talk finally came to a city near me and I️ had to check it out! Based off the James Baldwin novel the film is a beautiful way to shine light on the social injustice black people faced then and still now. If you think you’re about to watch another hardcore racially driven movie, you’re only partially right. It was reminiscent of Moonlight’s cinematography as Barry Jenkins used an artistic & poetic way to tell the story. It is about a young couple and their story of love, new life, and family. The movie kind of dragged out at times as I️ was ready for the closing & just as Moonlight, it concluded with you asking questions. Nonetheless, it was a captivating movie about true love prevailing against all odds.