Queen & Slim

critic Reviews

, 83% Certified Fresh Tomatometer Score
  • Stylish, provocative, and powerful, Queen & Slim tells a gripping fugitive story steeped in timely, thoughtful subtext.
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    Wenlei MaNews.com.au
    Queen & Slim bowls you over with its powerful, charged story. Not one to be missed.
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    David StrattonThe Australian
    An excellent, hard-hitting new film about race relations in America today...
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    Sandra HallSydney Morning Herald
    A thoroughly moral tale told with great flair.
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    Mark KermodeKermode & Mayo's Film Review
    The whole film has this dreamy, heady atmosphere, but despite all the things going on around it and all the things it's about...it is, at its heart, a love story.
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    Larushka Ivan-ZadehMetro Newspaper (UK)
    As this hot couple unwittingly become Black Lives Matter icons, the provocative script is increasingly peppered with implausible beats and infuriatingly dim decisions but it's worth riding those out to reach the transcendent moments between.
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    Kevin MaherTimes (UK)
    Effortlessly charismatic and oozing chemistry, this is a duo to die for.
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    Lonita CookKCTV5 News at 9
    It's a movie that I think tries to do a lot of things... What it's trying to do in terms of social commentary, I don't think it fully reaches its goal.
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    Nick LevineNME
    Jodie Turner-Smith breaks out in a nail-biting road movie that deserves cult classic status.
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    Simon MiraudoMovie Squad (RTRFM 92.1)
    I think this would have been a much more effective piece of social commentary if it just focused on these two and their struggles. When it does focus on these two, it's this really cracking on-the-run thriller.
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    Richard CrouseRichard Crouse
    With terrific performances Queen & Slim transcends the outlaws-on-the-lam genre. Instead it is a timely humanistic drama that combines resilience with despair.
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