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 Queen & Slim 

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 Queen & Slim 
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Queen & Slim is a 2019 American romantic drama film directed by Melina Matsoukas (in her feature directorial debut) and written by Lena Waithe, from a story by James Frey and Waithe. The film stars Daniel Kaluuya, Jodie Turner-Smith, Bokeem Woodbine, Chloë Sevigny, Flea, Sturgill Simpson and Indya Moore. Described as a modern day take on the legend of Bonnie and Clyde, the plot follows two African-Americans who must go on the run after killing a police officer during a traffic stop gone wrong.

Queen & Slim had its world premiere at the AFI Fest on November 14, 2019 and was theatrically released in the United States on November 27, 2019, by Universal Pictures.

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Mon Dec 02, 2019 12:45 pm
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Loved it. It's beautifully shot and Jodie Turner-Smith is terrific. My only complaint is the humor mostly didn't work for me. It felt cheap and hokey. But I thought everything else about it was great and powerful so I can overlook it.

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Completely loved this! Will be in my top 3 of the year even though the ending pissed me off and was absolutely
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Jodie Turner-Smith and Daniel Kaluuya has better get awards traction for this


Mon Dec 09, 2019 12:29 am
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Really solid film, but also a bit too long IMO. I never got bored by it, but at a certain point I could definitely feel the running time. That being said it's masterfully made with two great performances from both Daniel Kaluuya and Jodie Turner-Smith. Bokeem Woodbine was the best part of this to me though and I wish his character was in it more. Really dug the music too and will be getting that soundtrack eventually.

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