James Laxton

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If Beale Street Could Talk: Teyonah Parris, KiKi Layne and Regina King

Everyone has their own pick for a film that underperforms each awards season, but the failure of Barry Jenkins’s third feature – at least the equal of(...)

Who doesn’t like a good war film?

The New York critics have decided. The Los Angeles critics have decided. And now the Dublin Film Critics Circle has awards its prizes for the year. Ch(...)

Hope floats: Mahershala Ali and Alex R Hibbert in in Barry Jenkins Oscar-nominated Moonlight

Barry Jenkins’s transcendent second feature is about the challenges boys encounter as they become men. As if that doesn’t sound sufficiently overworke(...)