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Queen & Slim
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Queen & Slim (2019)

Romance Crime Drama
132 min.
Release Date
November 27, 2019
DVD Release Date
March 3, 2020 (Buy on Amazon)
Digital Date
February 18, 2020
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Running Time
132 minutes
MPAA Rating
Rated R for violence, some strong sexuality, nudity, pervasive language, and brief drug use

From trailblazing, Emmy-winning writer Lena Waithe (Netflix’s Master of None) and Melina Matsoukas, the visionary director of some of this generation’s most powerful pop-culture experiences, including Beyonce’s “Formation” and the Nike “Equality” campaign, comes Makeready’s unflinching new drama, Queen & Slim.

While on a forgettable first date together in Ohio, a black man (Get Out’s Daniel Kaluuya) and a black woman (Jodie Turner-Smith, in her first starring feature-film role), are pulled over for a minor... Full synopsis »

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Queen & Slim reminds me a lot of 2018’s Widows: released at Thanksgiving, proficiently made, yet overlooked by audiences, almost instantly forgotten. The two films are otherwise completely different, but as I sat watching this somewhat unique crime thriller, I couldn’t help but think, “It’s a real shame more people aren’t going to experience this.” Full movie review »
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