At The Middle of the World: Barry Jenkins’ ‘Moonlight’

Barry Jenkins’ Moonlight creeps up on the audience with its nuanced performances, unique direction and beautiful photography. It doesn’t peddle in flashy sequences to force its way into your memories. Chiron will be one of the 21st century’s great film characters because Moonlight will not go away as long as there are souls searching for an… Read More At The Middle of the World: Barry Jenkins’ ‘Moonlight’

Noirvember Review: Nicholas Ray’s ‘On Dangerous Ground’

Early in Nicholas Ray’s career, he almost exclusively directed film noir. While some of his early efforts are true classics, particularly In A Lonely Place (1950), there’s a case to be made that On Dangerous Ground (1951) is the first true “Nick Ray movie.” It’s a film about two troubled characters who shouldn’t even be… Read More Noirvember Review: Nicholas Ray’s ‘On Dangerous Ground’