XXY Reviews: Moonlight by Barry Jenkins
XXY Reviews: Moonlight by Barry Jenkins
الخيارات الثنائية استراتيجية انعكاس خطر The beauty of Moonlight lies in its stillness. If director Barry Jenkins teaches us anything with this film, it is to pay attention to the minutiae. This is a tender portrayal of a young boy’s upbringing. And yet it is so much more. It is an urgent commentary on sexuality and black lives, putting actors like Mahershala Ali in the spotlight they deserve.
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الخيارات الثنائية الاستراتيجية 30 دقيقة Moonlight is as much about wider social issues as it is the little things in life. Seemingly inconsequential matters like a young boy running himself a bath, have a huge effect on us. And Jenkins carefully weaves these moments together without ever really rooting the film in a particular structure. The movie is driven by its characters, not by a narrative. There are unanswered questions and relationships we want to explore further, but Jenkins makes no apologies for this. When you have an important story to tell, a stellar cast, and beautiful images, you can afford not to.
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