Barry Jenkins

Sundance Film Festival 2023: 6 Films From Black Filmmakers We Can’t Wait to See

Returning to in-person in January, the Sundance Film Festival 2023 will showcase features on Little Richard, Nikki Giovanni and more.… Read More

December 8, 2022

‘Moonlight,’ ‘Get Out’ & More Ranked in ‘Sight & Sound”s 100 Greatest Films of All-Time

In a new poll including 1,639 critics, Sight & Sound has ranked the 100 greatest films of all-time like, Get Out, Moonlight and more. Some… Read More

December 2, 2022

Regina King Responds to Rumors of Being Shortlisted as Director of Upcoming ‘Superman’ Reboot

The actress-turned-director addresses her prospective candidacy for director of Ta-Nehisi Coates' Superman treatment. Ever since Warner Bros. revealed their commitment to… Read More

May 30, 2021

Barry Jenkins Shares Chilling New Trailer for ‘Underground Railroad’ Series

The Barry Jenkins-directed show is an adaptation of the Colson Whitehead novel of the same name. On Monday, Academy Award-winning… Read More

January 25, 2021

‘Charm City Kings’ Director on Portraying Baltimore’s Dirt-Biking Scene Accurately

We spoke to Angel Manuel Soto, the director of HBO Max's grizzly new movie Charm City Kings, about toxic masculinity… Read More

October 13, 2020

Barry Jenkins to Direct ‘The Lion King’ Sequel for Disney Studios

The Barry Jenkins-directed sequel will further explore the characters' origin stories. On Tuesday, Deadline reported that Moonlight and If Beale Street Could… Read More

September 29, 2020

Ryan Destiny Casted as Claressa “T-Rex” Shields in ‘Flint Strong’ Biopic

Academy Award-nominated cinematographer Rachel Morrison is set to make her directorial debut for the biopic. Ryan Destiny known for her… Read More

November 13, 2019

Listen to the Official Chopped and Screwed Version of the “If Beale Street Could Talk” Soundtrack

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by If Beale Street Could Talk (@bealestreet) on Mar 6,… Read More

March 11, 2019

Barry Jenkins to Direct a Spy Thriller Staring Chadwick Boseman

A post shared by Barry Jenkins (@bandrybarry) on Dec 1, 2016 at 7:57pm PST Chadwick Boseman continues his quest to… Read More

January 13, 2018

Barry Jenkins To Write, Direct ‘Underground Railroad’ Series For Amazon

Moonlight director Barry Jenkins is taking his next project to Amazon. Jenkins will direct and write a one-hour drama series based on… Read More

March 27, 2017

Barry Jenkins: “Here’s The Oscar Speech I Would Have Given”

UPDATE: The Oscar snafu that caused controversial all throughout Hollywood ended with Moonlight beating La La Land for Best Picture.… Read More

March 2, 2017

Barry Jenkins To Adapt Colson Whitehead’s Best-Selling Novel ‘The Underground Railroad’ As A Limited Series

What's next? That's the question on everyone's mind after director Barry Jenkins won a Best Picture Oscar for his masterpiece,… Read More

March 2, 2017

Moonlight: Is This Impressive Film Hollywood’s Best Movie of 2016? [Review]

Days after I saw an advanced screening of Moonlight at Morehouse College, I felt haunted. I felt haunted by nothingness and silence.… Read More

October 24, 2016