The swooning score by Nicholas Britell harkens back to the hypnotic strings of his Moonlight soundtrack, this time infused with sounds of jazz instead of the chop-and-screw technique used for that last film. As in something like In The Mood For Love, the period details almost fade into the background, the film evoking a nostalgic mood without overdoing it on the popular music.” – Birth.Movies.Death
As we head into the end of the year, we take a look back at one of the most unforgettable film scores of the year: Nicholas Britell’s If Beale Street Could Talk! The Barry Jenkins-helmed film and Britell’s score earned critical acclaim far and wide, garnering eight reviews over at Birth.Movies.Death, including a rapturous review of the score. The film’s Regina King won the Best Supporting Actress Academy Awards for the film, Jenkins earned a nomination for Best Adapted Screen Play, and Britell received the Best Score Oscar nomination.
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