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  1. 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.’”
  2. song exploder
    How Moonlight’s Composer Chopped and Screwed Classical MusicNicholas Britell borrowed techniques from hip-hop to create three different themes from the same piece of music.
  3. Here Are Your 2017 SAG Awards WinnersMoonlight, Fences, and Stranger Things received top honors.
  4. sag awards 2017
    See Mahershala Ali’s Emotional SAG Award Speech“You see what happens when you persecute people. They fold into themselves.”
  5. awards season
    Moonlight Wins Top Prize at Critics AwardsWhat does this mean for the Oscars?
  6. awards
    Oscar Voters Shouldn’t Overlook Janelle MonáeThe musician gives star turns in both Hidden Figures and Moonlight.
  7. 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.”
  8. 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.
  9. oscars 2017
    Moonlight, Loving Ruled Adapted Screenplays Both films had been campaigning as original works.
  10. critics choice awards 2016
    Here’s the Complete Critics’ Choice Award Winners ListLa La Land won big, with honors also going to Moonlight, Silicon Valley, and Game of Thrones.
  11. your box office explained
    Everyone Was Excited for La La Land at the Box Office This WeekendIt’s topped Moonlight and Manchester by the Sea in at least one respect.
  12. awards
    Taking the Post-Election Temperature of the Oscars Race“Because all of the politics are so heightened outside of the theater, a lot more is being brought into the theater.”
  13. supercut
    Watch a Supercut of the Year’s Best Movies, Neatly Packaged in 13 MinutesThe last two minutes might leave you weepy.
  14. year in culture 2016
    The 10 Best Movies of 2016 — and 6 MoreThere were too many great films this year to include in a mere ten best list.
  15. awards
    Los Angeles Film Critics Association Announces Award WinnersMahershala Ali and Lily Gladstone take Best Supporting.
  16. oscar futures
    Oscar Futures: As Critics Weigh In, Moonlight Is Doing Everything RightBest Picture looks like a three-movie race.
  17. award season
    La La Land Critics’ Choice Awards Front-runnerDamien Chazelle’s musical scored a dozen nominations. 
  18. 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.”
  19. 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.”
  20. gotham awards
    Moonlight Was the Big Winner at the Gotham AwardsThe film took home Best Feature and Best Screenplay.
  21. movies in theaters
    Which Movie Should You See With Your Family This Thanksgiving?Including Allied, Moonlight, and Doctor Strange.
  22. the awards show show
    The Awards Show Show: How Donald Trump Shook Up the Oscars RaceDo voters want movies with a message, or do they want escapism?
  23. boys do cry
    This Is the Season of Sad Men at the MoviesWith Manchester by the SeaNocturnal Animals, Moonlight, and Fences, it’s an emotional time.
  24. Franchise Haters Rejoice: Arrival’s a HitMeanwhile, Doctor Strange, Trolls, and Hacksaw Ridge all had surprisingly big second weekends.
  25. meet your crush
    André Holland Is Your New Fall CrushOne of the stars of Moonlight and American Horror Story.
  26. your box office explained
    Doctor Strange Leads a Superpowered Weekend Box OfficeIt was a good weekend at the box office.
  27. movie theaters
    The Sad, Surreal Experience of Seeing an Audience Laugh at MoonlightWere we watching the same movie?
  28. your box office explained
    Why Did Inferno Bomb?The Tom Hanks vehicle earned $15 million in its first weekend at the U.S. box office.
  29. close reads
    Moonlight and the Desire to See Men Kiss OnscreenWhat the film gives us (and doesn’t) in its ending.
  30. close reads
    The Hidden Significance of Moonlight’s ‘Chiron’It has both mythological and astrological resonance.
  31. your box office explained
    Tyler Perry Crosses Over As Boo! A Madea Halloween Wins the Box OfficeAt 27 million, Madea edged out Jack Reacher: Never Go Back.
  32. awards season
    What Do the Gotham Award Nominations Tell Us About the Oscars?Go ahead and place your bets on Manchester by the Sea and Moonlight.
  33. 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.
  34. exclusive
    Watch an Intense Homecoming in This Exclusive Scene From MoonlightFrom Barry Jenkins’s masterful new film.
  35. indie film
    Manchester by the Sea Tops Gotham Award NomsMoonlight’s cast received a special ensemble jury award.
  36. oscar futures
    Oscar Futures: Will Voters Find Magic In Moonlight?Which categories can director Barry Jenkins’s acclaimed new film contend in?
  37. 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.
  38. 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. 
  39. chat room
    How Naomie Harris Filmed Her Stunning Moonlight Role in Just 3 DaysIt’s a part that’s earning Oscar buzz.
  40. awards insider
    La La Land and Moonlight Dominating the Film Festivals So FarSully, Hacksaw Ridge, and Amy Adams also had people talking.
  41. trailer mix
    Watch the Trailer for Barry Jenkins’s MoonlightLife isn’t simple in the moonlight.
  42. suckers
    Kindred: The Embraced Slighted, As the CW Opts to Re-Air Moonlight InsteadThat’s an old TV show.
  43. chat room
    Sophia Myles on ‘Mister Foe,’ ‘Outlander,’ and Her Unsexy Sex Scenes’I don’t think, other than maybe for a few weirdos out there in the world, people are going to be turned on watching them.’
  44. countdown
    Fall TV Deathwatch: ‘Cavemen’ Almost Extinct, ‘Journeyman’ Gets a ReprievePlus, Carpoolers and Moonlight get added to the Deathwatch.