QUEEN & SLIM -Review by Martha K Baker

Although Melina Matsoukas has previously directed mostly musical videos, she directed Queen & Slim with deep understanding of the words and the characters and the society she was dealing with. Queen & Slim is going to be lost in the melee that is December film openings, but it deserves so much more. It deserves to be found.

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QUEEN & SLIM – Review by Sherin Nicole

Queen & Slim is a flower with thorns—petals that open to reveal more and more depth and healing leaves with poison roots. If that sounds a little like poetry then we’re off to the right start. On a first glance Q&S seems to follow Bonnie and Clyde (1967), but it has much more to do with later films. Stories that took the B&C paradigm and flipped it.

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