I was very reluctant to watch Sunday's 89th annual Academy Awards ceremony. I didn't watch the last two years because of the #oscarssowhite situation and I told myself not to get sucked in if they happened to nominate some black creatives this year. I didn't follow through because 1. I knew Moonlight and Viola Davis were … Continue reading Don’t Let the Drama Dim Moonlight’s Shine!
The nominations for the Independent Spirit Awards have been released and Moonlight is getting some shine. Directed by Barry Jenkins and written by Tarell Alvin McCraney, Moonlight leads with 6 nominations including Best Feature and Best Director. American Honey directed by Andrea Arnold, starring Sasha Lane and Shia LaBeouf also leads with 6 nominations. The documentary 13th, directed … Continue reading Moonlight and American Honey lead in nominations in the 2017 Independent Spirit Awards
Moonlight, directed by Barry Jenkins and written by Tarell Alvin McCraney is about a young boy named Chiron, who battles with his tough environment, drug addicted mother, and sexual identity. The film is based on the play entitled, In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue by McCraney. The film follows Chiron through three acts of his life … Continue reading Check out the Outstanding Indie hit, Moonlight