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Movie Review: Queen And Slim
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Queen And Slim
Director: Melina Matsoukas
Writer: Lena Waithe
Cast: Daniel Kaluuya, Jodie Turner-Smith, Chloë Sevigny, Flea, Bokeem Woodbine, Indya Moore
Distributor: Universal Pictures
Rated: R | Minutes: 132
Release Date: November 27, 2019

If art is a reflection of society, then Queen And Slim is a serious call to action to address the societal damages that police brutality and systemic racism cause when it is allowed to continue to fester across America. Melina Matsoukas, who makes her directorial debut using a script written by Lena Waithe, reimagines the outlaws on the run from the law story by adding timely real-world social themes that we see making news headlines too often. Though a film will not completely change the hearts and minds of those who may not see these dangers, it can be a powerful reminder that it still continues to exist and if it isn’t taken care of, these senseless deaths will continue to happen. My review below.

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‘Queen & Slim’ Trailer: Modern Day Bonnie and Clyde Deals With Real World Social Issues
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Universal Pictures has released the newest trailer for Melina Matsoukas‘s Queen & Slim.

Written by Lena Waithe, the film follows the story of a couple (Daniel Kaluuya and Jodie Turner-Smith), who are pulled over for something minor. But the situation gets out of hand quickly and the man ends up killing the police officer in self-defense, leading the couple to go on the run. But when a video of the incident goes viral, they become a symbol for people across the country. Check out the latest trailer below.

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‘The Dead Don’t Die’: Watch The “Kill The Head” Restricted Trailer For Upcoming Zombie Comedy
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Focus Features has released a new trailer for The Dead Don’t Die, the zombie comedy from Broken Flowers and Only Lovers Left Alive writer and director Jim Jarmusch. The film features a huge cast, with Bill Murray, Adam Driver, Tilda Swinton, Chloë Sevigny, Steve Buscemi, Danny Glover, Caleb Landry Jones, Rosie Perez, Iggy Pop, Sara Driver, RZA, Selena Gomez, Carol Kane, Austin Butler, Luka Sabbat, and Tom Waits all starring.

The new trailer is of the restricted variety, which means it’s not so safe for workplace viewing. It’s only about a minute long, but the trailer packs in some funny moments and a few good zombie kills. You can find a synopsis for The Dead Don’t Die and watch the new trailer below.

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Why You Should Be Watching Netflix’s ‘Russian Doll’
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Netflix’s Russian Doll premiered on February 1 to universal acclaim from critics and audiences. The dramedy series stars Natasha Lyonne (Orange is the New Black) as Nadia Vulvokov, a software engineer trapped in a surreal time loop, forced to die and relive the same night over and over again.

If you haven’t cracked open Russian Doll yet, what the heck are you waiting for? A list of compelling reasons to move the eight-episode series to the top of your binge-watch list? Keep reading to discover all the reasons why Netflix’s latest original series is worth watching.

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‘The Dead Don’t Die’ Trailer: Adam Driver Leads Ensemble Against A Funny Kind Of Zombie
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If you’ve seen one zombie movie, you’ve probably seen them all. The undead walking amongst the living and spreading the infection by chomping down on innocent victims. The rules of surviving this world have been well established throughout many zombie films.

But the latest from writer and director Jim Jarmusch (Broken Flowers, Only Lovers Left Alive), titled The Dead Don’t Die, portrays zombies in a different kind of light. One that will see Adam Driver leading “the greatest zombie cast ever disassembled.”

Focus Features has released an official trailer for the film, and you can check it out below along with a poster.

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