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Barry Jenkins

  1. 2019 golden globes
    Give Barry Jenkins a Sci-Fi Movie, You Nerds!“I think now I want to grow aesthetically. I would love to do a sci-fi film. I’m a big film of Denis Villeneuve.”
  2. if beale street could talk
    How Beale Street Got Those Eye-popping ColorsBarry Jenkins’s cinematographer and colorist break down exactly how they managed to create the film’s feast of gorgeous shades.
  3. close reads
    Barry Jenkins and Stephan James on Beale Street’s Most Devastating SceneIf Beale Street Could Talk quietly observes two black men talking through their trauma.
  4. exclusive
    Beale Street Clip: Watch How You Talk to Regina King’s DaughterOne mother stands up to another.
  5. movie review
    If Beale Street Could Talk Is Romance on Top, Despair Beneath the SurfaceIn Barry Jenkins’s work, loss is a given. He lyricizes it and sometimes seems to wallow in it.
  6. deep dives
    How Barry Jenkins Brought the Experience of Reading James Baldwin to the ScreenThe Moonlight director on the challenges and rewards of adapting If Beale Street Could Talk.
  7. party report
    Barry Jenkins Says His Favorite Scene in Beale Street Is the ‘Simple Sh*t’It’s a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it moment.
  8. exclusive
    This Moody Track From the Beale Street Score Will Put You Right in Your FeelingsFrom Moonlight composer Nicholas Britell.
  9. profile
    Stephan James Is a Face You Won’t Soon ForgetThe star of Homecoming and If Beale Street Could Talk is, quite literally, taking over screens this fall.
  10. party report
    Diego Luna Based His Charming Beale Street Character on Barry Jenkins’s ‘Warmth’“It’s a tiny role, but it’s so important.”
  11. party report
    Barry Jenkins Stresses that Dave Franco’s Beale Street Role is ‘Important’“It just felt like there was something that this character needed to say to our main characters.”
  12. adaptations
    James Baldwin Kept a List of His Dream Cast for a Beale Street MovieWith potential directors, too.
  13. trailer mix
    If Beale Street Could Talk Trailer: Love, InterruptedIn select theaters November 30.
  14. if beale street could talk
    Jake Gyllenhaal, a Big Baldwin Fan, Helped Beale Street HappenGyllenhaal inadvertently helped the estate approve Jenkins’s adaptation.
  15. tiff
    Barry Jenkins Remembers a Racist Moment During His Moonlight Campaign“If it can happen to me, it can happen to anyone.”
  16. fall preview 2018
    KiKi Layne Is the Rookie of the YearShe’s the star of Barry Jenkins’s Moonlight follow-up, If Beale Street Could Talk, which isn’t bad for a total newcomer.
  17. barry jenkins
    Barry Jenkins to Direct Every Episode of Amazon’s Underground RailroadThe Colson Whitehead adaptation has been officially ordered to series.
  18. Five Great Writers Discussing Five Great BooksHari Kunzru, Jennifer Egan, Esmeralda Santiago, Imbolo Mbue, and Barry Jenkins discuss the five books vying to be this year’s One Book, One New York.
  19. adaptations
    Barry Jenkins Got Help From Moonlight Playwright on James Baldwin Adaptation“I think the faces that existed in the time of Baldwin are still present in the New York I see today.”
  20. Help Us Pick This Summer’s Must-Read BookVulture and the NYC Mayor’s Office present the 2018 One Book, One New York nominees.
  21. sxsw 2017
    Here’s What Barry Jenkins Would Have Said at the Oscars, If Given the ChanceJenkins was a keynote speaker at SXSW.
  22. you need a hug
    Poor Barry Jenkins Is Still Very Much Haunted by That Oscars Fiasco“It made 2017 a very long year.”
  23. the industry
    Barry Jenkins to Direct Chadwick Boseman in 1970s Thriller ExpatriateBoseman also co-wrote the script.
  24. yes king!
    Barry Jenkins Hilariously Livetweeted Notting Hill From a Plane“Oh god oh god watching a quasi love making scene between Hugh Grant and Julia Roberts over someone’s shoulder is like CRAZY AWKWARD!!!!”
  25. the industry
    Barry Jenkins to Direct Adaptation of James Baldwin’s If Beale Street Could TalkHe has the blessing of the Baldwin estate.
  26. Barry Jenkins on How He Directed Dear White People’s Most Pivotal Episode“We are trying to work the audience into an empathic feeling, so that we understand what it’s like to be Reggie.”
  27. movies
    Moonlight’s Barry Jenkins on the Best Picture Fallout, Where He Keeps His OscarPlus, his undying love for Isabelle Huppert.
  28. moonlight
    If You’re in Miami-Dade County, Take the Street Now Named in Honor of MoonlightMoonlight Way runs past Liberty City’s African Heritage Cultural Arts Center.
  29. dream collaborations
    Dear Barry Jenkins and Isabelle Huppert: Please Make a Movie Together AlreadyThe Moonlight director and Elle actress are mutual fans.
  30. moonlight
    What’s Next for Everyone In Moonlight’s CastMahershala Ali is doing a movie with Tom Hardy, and Trevante Rhodes might be in the new Malick movie.
  31. missed opportunities
    Barry Jenkins Reveals What His Moonlight Best Picture Speech Would Have Been“The thing has happened.”
  32. oscars 2017
    Don’t Let the Best Picture Debacle Overshadow Moonlight’s Great WinBarry Jenkins’s winner represents exactly what film should be.
  33. oscars 2017
    Reminder: Barry Jenkins’s First Movie Is Currently Streaming on NetflixThere’s no better movie to watch after Moonlight’s shocking Oscar win.
  34. oscars 2017
    Barry Jenkins Still Doesn’t Know What Caused the Best Picture Mix-upThe Academy has not yet given him an explanation of the Best Picture mix-up.
  35. independent spirit awards
    Barry Jenkins, Ava DuVernay Upset Over Trans-Rights Threats“I’m pretty sure the majority of the room in that hangar is pissed off.”
  36. right-click
    Here’s the Moonlight Soundtrack Remix You Didn’t Know You NeededPurple Moonlight gives the film’s songs the “chopped and screwed” treatment.
  37. the batman
    Okay Batfleck, We’ve Found Your Next Director: Damien ChazelleLa La Land director Damien Chazelle is perfectly suited to give a little jazz-infused TLC to Batfleck.
  38. the awards show show
    Barry Jenkins Won’t Let You Pit Moonlight Against La La Land“I wasn’t on set thinking, ‘I’m going to make a film that can take down the ‘white, fascist musical.’”
  39. acceptance speeches
    Read Barry Jenkins’s Milestone NBR Acceptance“There were certain people who just weren’t considered. For so long, they were never considered.”
  40. Meet the College Friends Who Helped Make MoonlightBarry Jenkins got by with a little help from his friends — who happen to be married, and didn’t know him as well as they thought before they made Moonlight.
  41. the breakthrough
    With Moonlight, Barry Jenkins Returns to Himself“The beautiful thing about Moonlight is that it’s like, This is who I am. This is where I’m from. This is my DNA.”
  42. chat room
    Tarell Alvin McCraney on Writing Moonlight“This piece is so personal to me that I have to talk about it from my own ‘in therapy’ perspective.”
  43. close reads
    Moonlight and the Desire to See Men Kiss OnscreenWhat the film gives us (and doesn’t) in its ending.
  44. chat room
    Moonlight’s Barry Jenkins on Directing One of the Best Films of the YearThe up-and-coming director talks sexuality, masculinity, and why he can’t watch his own movie.
  45. movie review
    The Wonderful Moonlight Is a Moody, Gentle Story of Identity in 3 ActsThe film is so delicate in its touch that the usual superlatives sound unusually shrill.
  46. movies
    In Moonlight, One Part Leads to 3 Breakout PerformancesA group of young actors share the spotlight (and a character) in a potential Academy Awards contender. 
  47. trailer mix
    Watch the Trailer for Barry Jenkins’s MoonlightLife isn’t simple in the moonlight.
  48. vulture picture palace
    Filmmaker Barry Jenkins Explores Love in a Time of CloroxJenkins’s 2003 short ‘My Josephine’ is a lovely, impressionistic look at an Arab man and woman who work in a laundromat.