Queen & Slim

Movie review by Lynnette Nicholas, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Romantic thriller has violence, but there's love, too.

R 2019 132 minutes

Parents say

age 17+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 17+

Based on 5 reviews

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age 16+

Messy, sticky, awkward, violent...

A powerful film that takes everyone on a ride! There are many moments of brilliance and the film actively goes into territory that makes the audience squirm and I'm sure causes people to recoil from the film and the character choices, but so is real life. Messy, sticky, awkward, violent, passionate, sexy, and turbulent. Kaluuya and Turner-Smith radiate off the screen. And the story, uff, the story packs a lot of punch. On another note it is interesting to have so many music stars in a film play such key roles, with Woodbine and Moore being particularly memorable, but Simpson, Flea and Martínez excelled as well. I think it is a sign of the tight script and excellent direction.
age 15+

Good but not good

Quality film however the ending really annoyed me. He clearly had his hands occupied holding her body but they shot him anyway. Just ridiculous. I know racist actions occur but surely a video will show that the cop in question should be charged for murder

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