Moonlight Reviews

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February 16, 2017
The combination of artistry and emotional directness in this film is overwhelming.
February 16, 2017
A poem of light and colour, of faces and the play of physique, of passions revealed by glance or gesture.
February 16, 2017
This is a beautifully made, strikingly acted and powerful drama that has something vital to say about black sexual identity in present-day America.
February 13, 2017
A fascinating portrait of male fragility that knows how to use all the problems that plague its protagonist to offer a portrait as delicate as interesting. [Full review in Spanish]
February 13, 2017
A genre-defying film. Its visual splendour belies its tough, surface-level subject matter, while the performances pull us deep below that surface with their soulful naturalism.
February 13, 2017
An ocean of eyes
February 13, 2017
Sensitive, subtle and heartfelt, Jenkins' genre-buster is a significant work that will knock you out.
February 10, 2017
A radically disheartening film of beautifully disturbing and forceful images that tries to transmit moods and vital drives by strictly audiovisual means. [Full review in Spanish]
February 10, 2017
The best film among the Oscar's Best Picture nominees, Moonlight glows like an iridescent animal, tender in touch and sensitive to the complexity of life.
February 9, 2017
Nothing is forced in this beautiful film. The emotions are describe in an exquisite way, there are no moral judgments and doesn't seek resources to move the viewer. [Full review in Spanish]
February 9, 2017
The visuals distracts from the drama, taking away harshness to a hostile and inclement landscape. [Full review in Spanish]
February 9, 2017
The whole film is resolved in an indefinite, fragile and at the same time indestructible space, in which everything relevant acquires its authentic value. [Full review in Spanish]
February 8, 2017
A story capable of subvert class and of race topics in a clever way with a deep and human portrait that annihilates various prejudices and archetypes along the way. [Full review in Spanish]
February 7, 2017
A film that explores solitude, uncertainty and it's intimate and possesses beauty. The filmmaker relies on sounds and camera locations that allow you to feel what the protagonist experiences. [Full review in Spanish]
February 7, 2017
A story of indefinition. Of a life in constant danger of being shattered, not by the lack of options (although also), but by having to choose between many, and no good. [Full review in Spanish]
February 6, 2017
An authentic, complex, operatic, boldly expressive meditation on the circularity of time, alongside identity and love in all their forms.
February 5, 2017
While the muffled dialogue and slang may stop you from understanding every word, one thing is sure, there is no mistaking the powerful statement this exploration of the Afro American male makes.... The subject matter is tough; the experience is touching
February 4, 2017
This is a remarkably good movie about one man trying to find love and his place in the world.
February 3, 2017
In Moonlight sex and sexuality are key. However, it's a strangely asexual film. A more like a thesis about desire more than a cinematographic experience. [Full review in Spanish]
February 3, 2017
Moonlight may not be a film for everyone, but it's a film everyone should be encouraged to see.
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