Moonlight

Tribeca Film Festival Review: God’s Waiting Room is alluring as it is ugly

June 15, 2021

There’s some magnetic performances and a dirty immersion to God’s Waiting Room that, at times, are strong enough for the film to overcome its narrative cliches and ultimate contrivance that put much of its good work at risk. As easy as it is to roll your eyes at the outline of the film being that […]

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The 15 best films of 2017 (…so far) from Australia and around the world

July 3, 2017

The first half of the year has been filled with some incredible cinema; launching with a slate of Golden Globe and Oscar nominated material, and moving through to some of the year’s biggest blockbusters. Here are the 15 best films released in Australian cinemas between 1st January and 30th June, 2017: 15. The Innocents “As […]

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Moonlight upsets with a Best Picture win as La La Land takes home six Oscars

February 27, 2017

In a moment that is sure to go down as one of the more embarrassing in Oscar History, the wrong winner was announced for Best Picture at the 89th Annual Academy Awards today, as Bonnie and Clyde’s Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway revealed the winner as La La Land, before Moonlight eventually accepted the prize. The […]

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Film Review: Moonlight (USA, 2016) is a stunningly beautiful character study; a modern masterpiece

January 25, 2017

Two young African American males sit on a beach together, bathed in moonlight. One asks the other: “You cry?”. The other replies, “I cry so much sometimes, I feel like I’ma turn to drops,”. Ripped from the pages of the play Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue by Tarell Alvin McCraney, this scene for me perfectly […]

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Moonlight director Barry Jenkins is in awe of the film’s global appeal (EXCLUSIVE)

January 23, 2017

Less than 48 hours after winning the Golden Globe for Best Picture (Drama), we sat down with Director Barry Jenkins to talk about his highly acclaimed, award-winning work Moonlight – which hits Australia cinemas this week. In our 15 minute chat we reflect on the night’s big win, the journey to make the film, casting […]

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Win a double pass to see the award winning Moonlight

January 16, 2017

Fresh from winning Best Picture (Drama) at the Golden Globes, Moonlight is Roadshow Films’ highly anticipated film set for release in cinemas across Australia on January 26th. At once a vital portrait of contemporary African American life and an intensely personal and poetic meditation on identity, family, friendship and love, Moonlight is a ground-breaking piece […]

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