The 12 Best Movies to Buy or Stream This Week: ‘If Beale Street Could Talk,’ ‘Aquaman’

In the four-plus years we’ve been doing our Tuesday round-up of what to buy and rent, we’ve rarely had a week as jam-packed as this one – which includes everything from this year’s Oscar favorites to a superhero smash to a classic Spaghetti Western, and everything imaginable in between. Let’s get to work: ON AMAZON […]

EastEnders spoilers: Bobby Beale to RETURN? Kate Oates drops big hint

EastEnders and could be about to see the return of Bobby Beale (Eliot Carrington).  The youngster was imprisoned for killing his sister, Lucy Beale (Hetti Bywater), before going on to attack Jane Beale (Laurie Brett). So far, Bobby has served three years for his crimes, but will he get an early release? Boss, Kate Oates, […]

Daily Podcast: Barry Jenkins on ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’, ‘Dear White People’, and More

On the December 21, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, senior writer Ben Pearson interviews director Barry Jenkins about life after Moonlight, directing If Beale Street Could Talk, Brian Tyree Henry‘s big show-stopping scene, and much more. You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes, Google Play, Overcast, Spotify and all the popular podcast apps (here […]

If Beale Street Could Talk reviews: What do critics say about Barry Jenkins' movie

[embedded content] The story of If Beale Street could talk reads: “Set in early-1970s Harlem, If Beale Street Could Talk is a timeless and moving love story of both a couple’s unbreakable bond and the African-American family’s empowering embrace, as told through the eyes of 19-year-old Tish Rivers (screen newcomer KiKi Layne). “A daughter and […]

‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ Director Barry Jenkins on Collaboration, the Film’s Centerpiece Moment, and More [Interview]

Moonlight director Barry Jenkins is back with another knockout drama: If Beale Street Could Talk, an adaptation of author James Baldwin’s celebrated novel. The film tells the story of Tish (KiKi Layne) and Fonny (Stephan James), a young black couple who are deeply in love and trying to make it in New York City in […]

‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ Featurette Dives into the Power of Writer James Baldwin

Moonlight director Barry Jenkins is back behind the camera with If Beale Street Could Talk, the first major big screen adaptation of the work of author James Baldwin. It’s a surprising project for the director, mostly because James Baldwin’s estate, managed by sister Gloria Karefa-Smart, consistently says no to film adaptations of James Baldwin’s stories. […]

EastEnders spoilers: Ian Beale flips out at Masood Ahmed in furious rage over Kathy kiss

EastEnders fans will see Ian (played by Adam Woodyatt) get a huge shock when he runs into his mother Kathy Beale (Gillian Taylforth) kissing Masood (Nitin Ganatra). Not only will Ian be stunned by the situation, it could also derail the restaurant launch. Ian has been completely in the dark over the fling, and when […]

EastEnders spoilers: Peter Beale to make shock return after Lauren Branning's death?

It is still unknown whether Lauren (played by Jacqueline Jossa) and her sister Abi (Lorna Fitzgerald) will survive the Christmas Day nightmare after they fell off the roof of the Queen Vic. But if Lauren doesn’t make it, viewers want her former lover Peter (Ben Hardy) to make a comeback. The son of Ian Beale […]

EastEnders spoilers: Kathy Beale attacked in sick James Willmott-Brown revenge?

In a tense scene, Kathy (played by Gillian Taylforth) was finally confronted by James (William Boyde) after he turned up in the cafe unexpectedly at closing time on Halloween evening. With her back turned, she heard the door open as someone walked in and told the person: “We’re closed.” She dropped the plate she was […]

EastEnders spoilers: Abi Branning blows up Walford with bombshell – watch out Ian Beale

After losing her job at the veterinary practice, Abi (played by Lorna Fitzgerald) will take desperate measures to support her unborn child in the latest EastEnders.  Overestimating how much Ian Beale (Adam Woodyatt) will care for Steven’s (Aaron Sidwell) baby, Abi demands a stake in his empire.  After overhearing Ian reveal that he plans to […]