A stunning work of artistry and emotional heft that's difficult to shake and impossible to forget.
Brilliantly scripted and powerfully acted and deserves to be seen by all who care about great performances and emotional impact.
None of Hollywood’s recent offerings has lifted me up with the potency and grace of "La La Land", one of the year’s most effervescent samples of pure entertainment.
Unforced acting couples with a nuanced, insightful script to tell a story that, although seemingly simple, is achingly complex.
Emotionally and thematically, "Moonlight" addresses universal subjects, and its power comes as a result of our identification with the characters.
With a smart, perceptive script and an arresting lead performance by Hailee Steinfeld, the film rises to the top of a crowded genre.
Represents an effective melding of visceral and intellectual filmmaking.
One of the best neo-Hitchcockian mystery/thrillers to have emerged from any country in any language during the last few years, if not longer.
Harrowing, compelling cinema - perhaps not as wrenching as "12 Years a Slave" but not far removed.
It’s hard to argue with director David Mackenzie's approach because what he achieves is damn near perfect for this material.