CAROL's WORLD

moonlightIf you’re expecting a great story, you’ve picked the right movie.  Moonlight is about the life of Chiron “Little” (Alex Hibbert) from the age of 6 through adulthood. He grew up with an abusive, junkie mother, Paula (Naomie Harris) and no father.  His only friends were Kevin (Jaden Piner), who he grew attached to and Juan (Mahershala Ali), a grown man and crack dealer, who takes Chiron to his house where he lives with his girlfriend, Teresa (Janelle Monáe).  Chiron was bullied terribly as a little boy all the way up though adolescence, about the age of  high school. One day Chiron as a teenager, (Ashton Sanders) who was frequently bullied by Terrel (Patrick Decile), changed all that.  Obviously, he was surrounded by some of the most deplorable situations imaginable, but managed to beat the odds.  I can only say Moonlight is profound and touching.  It digs…

View original post 152 more words

Advertisements