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  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. streaming wars
    A24’s Film Catalogue Lands on Kanopy, the Streaming Service You Now LoveThank goodness for libraries!
  4. tiff
    Barry Jenkins Remembers a Racist Moment During His Moonlight Campaign“If it can happen to me, it can happen to anyone.”
  5. What’s Happening to ‘Queer’ Cinema in the LGBT Film Boom?From Dallas Buyers Club to Battle of the Sexes to Love, Simon, there are more LGBT films than ever before. But is this progress?
  6. sxsw 2017
    Here’s What Barry Jenkins Would Have Said at the Oscars, If Given the ChanceJenkins was a keynote speaker at SXSW.
  7. best picture
    Steve Harvey on the Oscars Best Picture Mistake: ‘I Was Free! Thank You, God!’“When he walked out there and snatched that card out of Warren’s hand, that’s when I knew redemption was mine.”
  8. you need a hug
    Poor Barry Jenkins Is Still Very Much Haunted by That Oscars Fiasco“It made 2017 a very long year.”
  9. Moonlight’s Tarell Alvin McCraney Is Making a Coming-of-Age Drama for OWNMcCraney won an Oscar for co-writing Moonlight.
  10. videology
    Watch the Music Video for Jay-Z’s ‘Moonlight’ That Re-creates FriendsAfter much anticipation, it’s finally here.
  11. Alan Yang on Directing the Friends Parody for ‘Moonlight’ and Making Jay-Z CryAnd how he came up with the Friends concept.
  12. music videos
    All the GIFs You Need From Jay-Z’s Friends Parody Video for ‘Moonlight’They’ve got the coordinated umbrella opening down.
  13. mtv movie and tv awards 2017
    Moonlight’s Beach Scene Correctly Wins MTV’s Award for Best KissAshton Sanders and Jharrel Jerome were on hand to accept the award.
  14. movies
    Moonlight’s Barry Jenkins on the Best Picture Fallout, Where He Keeps His OscarPlus, his undying love for Isabelle Huppert.
  15. moonlight oscars mix-up
    Faye Dunaway Feels ‘Very Guilty’ About That Best Picture Mistake at the OscarsThe actress sat down with Lester Holt on NBC Nightly News to explain what happened.
  16. 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.
  17. dream collaborations
    Dear Barry Jenkins and Isabelle Huppert: Please Make a Movie Together AlreadyThe Moonlight director and Elle actress are mutual fans.
  18. weekend box office
    Moonlight Gets a Well-Deserved Post-Oscars Box-Office BumpThe indie has now grossed over $25 million.
  19. cute kids
    Every Cute Thing Moonlight’s 12-Year-Old Star Alex Hibbert Has Ever SaidMoonlight’s Little is an adorable tween who loves Andrew Garfield and hugging Mahershala Ali.
  20. pranks
    Movie Theater Pranks Moonlight Audience by Playing a Few Seconds of La La LandAs if Moonlight fans haven’t been tortured enough by this.
  21. movie theaters
    Moonlight Is Expanding to More Movie Theaters This WeekendBarry Jenkins’s movie is getting the usual post-Oscars expansion.
  22. 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.
  23. the awards show show
    What It Was Like Being in the Room at This Year’s Crazy Oscars CeremonyIn the season finale of The Awards Show Show, Kyle Buchanan and John Horn discuss what it was like being in the theater where it happened.
  24. missed opportunities
    Barry Jenkins Reveals What His Moonlight Best Picture Speech Would Have Been“The thing has happened.”
  25. last night on late night
    Daily Show’s Roy Wood Jr. Celebrates the Oscars Achieving ‘Peak Blackness’2017’s blacktivity levels are already off the chart.
  26. last night on late night
    Jimmy Kimmel Reveals the Hero of Sunday’s Oscar Mix-up Was Denzel Washington“He yells, ‘Barry!’ and I was like, ‘What?’”
  27. sorry
    The Academy Issued an Apology Statement for the Oscars Best Picture Mix-upThough they’d also like to remind everyone that PwC has taken full responsibility.
  28. WATCH: A Brief History of the Wrong Winners Being CrownedLa La Land certainly wasn’t the first.
  29. oscars 2017
    How Did Moonlight Win Best Picture?To Moonlight’s voters, it simply mattered more.
  30. early roles
    Long Before Moonlight, Mahershala Ali Rapped As Prince Ali — And He Was GoodBefore he was an Oscar winner, Mahershala was “Prince Ali.”
  31. envelopes
    Everything We Know About That Oscars Best Picture Mix-upWhy did Warren Beatty get the wrong envelope?
  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
    The La La Land Best Picture Mix-up Was a Fitting End to a Confused OscarsNo one seemed to know what they wanted out of the ceremony.
  34. 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.
  35. making faces
    What Was Everyone in the Oscars Audience Thinking When Moonlight Actually Won?Every kind of shock, from Meryl to the Rock.
  36. you're welcome
    Celebrate Moonlight’s Oscar Win With the Cast’s Shirtless Calvin Klein AdsMahershala Ali, Trevante Rhodes, and Ashton Sanders all stripped down. Alex Hibbert chills in a T-shirt.
  37. oscars 2017
    Oscars’ Last-Minute Surprise Highlights What’s Wrong With the Bloated Award ShowMoonlight beating La La Land was a great TV moment. How many people turned off the Academy Awards before it happened?
  38. oscars 2017
    The Accounting Firm Behind Oscar Voting Apologizes for the Best Picture Mix-up“We are currently investigating how this could have happened, and deeply regret that this occurred.”
  39. oscars 2017
    See the Casts of Moonlight and La La Land the Moment They Learned of Oscar SnafuPlus a bonus Meryl reaction shot, just for fun.
  40. gifs
    A GIF Breakdown of the Oscars’ Last-Minute Best Picture SwitcharooA step-by-step breakdown to the Oscar Shocker.
  41. 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.
  42. oscars 2017
    Emma Stone Says Her Best Actress Envelope Not to Blame for Best Picture Shocker“I don’t mean to start stuff, but whatever story that was — I had that card.”
  43. oscars 2017
    The Moonlight Mix-up, Plus Other Highs, Lows, and Whoas of the 2017 OscarsYou’ll always remember where you were when Faye Dunaway said, “La La Land.”
  44. oscars 2017
    Moonlight Wins Best Picture After the Oscar is Given to La La Land by AccidentSend flowers to the family of whoever gave Warren Beatty the wrong envelope.
  45. 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.
  46. meet your crush
    Your Guide to Having a Crush on Moonlight’s Mahershala AliAll your important answers about the Moonlight and Luke Cage star, answered.
  47. oscars 2017
    Mark Duplass Strongly Urges Academy Members to Vote for MoonlightStep aside, La La Land.
  48. close reads
    How Jidenna’s ‘Classic Man’ Ended Up In MoonlightJidenna, whose ‘Classic Man’ soundtracks one of Moonlight’s best scenes, wishes he had a copy of the chopped and screwed mix.
  49. the awards show show
    How This Year’s Oscar Movies Are Revamping Their Awards-Season NarrativesOn this week’s episode of The Awards Show Show, hosts Kyle Buchanan and John Horn look at films that have pivoted to new talking points.
  50. naacp image awards
    2017 NAACP Image Awards: Beyoncé, Moonlight, and Black-ish Win BigRead the full 2017 NAACP Image Award winner list.
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