'If Beale Street Could Talk' Brings James Baldwin's Love Story To Life : Pop Culture Happy Hour After winning an Oscar in 2017 for Moonlight, director Barry Jenkins is back with If Beale Street Could Talk. This time, he adapts a James Baldwin novel for the screen.

'If Beale Street Could Talk' Brings James Baldwin's Love Story To Life

'If Beale Street Could Talk' Brings James Baldwin's Love Story To Life

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Tish (Kiki Layne) and Fonny (Stephan James) find their love obstructed by outside forces in If Beale Street Could Talk. Tatum Mangus /Annapurna Pictures hide caption

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Tish (Kiki Layne) and Fonny (Stephan James) find their love obstructed by outside forces in If Beale Street Could Talk.

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After winning an Oscar in 2017 for Moonlight, director Barry Jenkins is back with If Beale Street Could Talk. This time, he adapts a James Baldwin novel for the screen.

Show Notes:

What's making Stephen happy: Now Only by Mount Eerie

What's making Glen happy: Dating My Mother

What's making Aisha happy: Regina King in Beale Street, Regina Hall in Support the Girls

What's Making Linda happy: The Library Book by Susan Orlean

The audio was produced and edited by Vincent Acovino and Jessica Reedy.