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Throwback Thursday: Barry Jenkins’ Best Picture Academy Award Winner, ‘Moonlight’

In celebration of the theatrical premiere of If Beale Street Could Talk (Annapurna Pictures) this week, we take a look back at Moonlight, Composer Nicholas Britell and Director Barry Jenkins’ previous collaboration — last year’s Best Picture Academy Award®-winning film!  This collaboration earned three Oscars®: Best Picture, Best Screenplay and Best Supporting Actor!  Nicholas also earned an Academy Award® Best Score nomination for Moonlight.  

Moonlight’s Academy Award® Nominees James Laxton (Best Cinematography) and Joi Mcmillon (Best Editing) also team up once again with Jenkins on If Beale Street Could Talk.  With the buzz of critical acclaim for the forthcoming Beale Street theatrical opening on Friday, this is the perfect time to be reminded of the magic created once before with this winning team!

Soundtrack Available Now: [Download/Listen/Buy]


A24 presents MOONLIGHT, available now on iTunes (rent it here), Amazon Prime (watch now here), and on Blu-ray/DVD (order here).

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Moonlight Leads Critics’ Choice Awards With 10 Noms Including Best Picture and Best Score!

Lakeshore Records congratulates Moonlight (A24) on their ten Critics’ Choice Award nominations: Best Picture, Best Director (Barry Jenkins), Best Supporting Actor (Mahershala Ali), Best Supporting Actress (Naomi Harris), Best Young Actor/Actress (Alex Hibbert), Best Acting Ensemble, Best Original Screenplay (Barry Jenkins), Best Cinematography (James Laxton), Best Editing (Nat Sanders/ Joi McMillo) and Best Score (Nicholas Britell)!  We are so very pleased for our partners.  See the full list at EW.com.  Winners will be announced at the Critics’ Choice Awards on December 11 in L.A.

Moonlight (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack), score by Nicholas Britell is out now on Lakeshore Records.  Get the album here: [vinyl]  [CD] [digital]

A24 presents MOONLIGHT, now playing in theaters (find a theater).

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