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If Beale Street Could Talk... it can't, because it fell asleep.
Another way too overrated snail paced Barry Jenkins film.
Every now and then a film comes along that gets a ridiculous amount of award nominations, primarily only due to its message - and that's it, just like Barry Jenkins' Moonlight. This is another one of those films, again, by Barry Jenkins.
Sure it was perfectly cast and acted, but it was too slow and didn't really have anything exciting to offer except for a story that's been told before - only a little fancier and a lot longer and slower. This seems to be Barry Jenkins pattern, and although some people don't mind long lengths of boredom, I can't stand it. Especially when the ending is anti-climatic and underwhelming.
The cinematography was great, but the 119 min length felt like 3+ hours, especially when almost every scene was 2-10x longer than it should have been. This film should have been cut/edited down to a 1 hour TV movie.
Not a bad story, but not great either. It's way too overrated. Note to self: no more slow burn overrated Barry Jenkins films. It's only a 4/10 from me.
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