Fans labeling Lena Waithe a ‘cheater’ after announcement that she and her wife are splitting

In a joint statement, Waithe, 35, and Mayo announced that they are parting ways after their...

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First-Time Directors on 'Honey Boy,' 'Queen & Slim' and More Reveal Lessons Learned

The directing pair met Zack Gottsagen, an actor with Down syndrome, years ago and then created a...

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Radha Blank of 'The 40-Year-Old Version' isn't late

The Sundance Film Festival is a showcase of new voices in cinema, and few have come through louder and clearer than Radha Blank's. If Adam Sandler doing...

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Eli Roth & 3BlackDot Developing Horror Franchise ‘Clownpocalypse’

Gelatt (Netflix’s Love Death + Robots) will write the screenplay, with storyline under wraps....

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Jodie Turner-Smith, Joshua Jackson won't raise baby in America: 'White supremacy is overt'

Jodie Turner-Smith, who is expecting a baby with Joshua Jackson, won't raise her child in America,...

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Jodie Turner-Smith says she and husband won't raise kids in America

Queen & Slim star Jodie Turner-Smith and husband, Joshua Jackson, are currently deciding where to...

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Queen & Slim review: "Hard-hitting road-movie, fuelled by fury and frustration"

Drawing inspiration from real-life experiences of victims like 2016’s Philando ...

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Director Matsoukas says 'Queen & Slim' debut tells story of 'my people'

Matsoukas was on the red carpet for the premiere of her directorial debut in London, just days...

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Jahi Winston Reveals He Was Drawn To ‘Queen & Slim’s ‘Authenticity & Honesty’

Jahi Winston is a star on the rise. Jahi spoke EXCLUSIVELY with HL about the role of Junior, what he...

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Lil Baby Recreates "Queen & Slim" Love Story In "Catch The Sun" Video

The Lena Waithe-produced flick is still creating buzz and part of that comes from the star-studded...

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Lena Waithe on 'Queen & Slim,' marriage and giving back in Hollywood

In this week’s Sunday Sitdown, Emmy-winning screenwriter Lena Waithe talks to Willie Geist about her...

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Hustlers, Rocketman, Star Wars, more receive Costume Designers Guild Awards nominations

A “stripper ice cream truck,” pop music royalty, fierce drag queen couture, and the far reaches of...

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Beyonce Addresses Pregnancy Speculation: 'Get Off My Ovaries'

Queen Bey opened up about her legacy, motherhood, and self-image in a cover feature for ELLE,...

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Did The End Of 'Queen & Slim' Break Your Heart, Too? Director Melina Matsoukas Cried When She First...

If you haven’t seen Queen & Slim yet, first of all, how dare you? This film unapologetically...

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‘Hustlers,’ ‘Jojo Rabbit’ and ‘Queen & Slim’ Receive Costume Design Nominations

The Costume Designers Guild announced their nominations for the 22nd CDGA Awards on Tuesday. Among...

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Review | 'Queen and Slim' is a masterpiece, a thrilling ride only fit for the bold

You'd get Melina Matsoukas' "Queen and Slim," a blazing new thriller that is politically-charged and...

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REVIEW: ‘Queen & Slim’ an emotionally riveting, culturally relevant drama

The film tells the story of two people, Queen and Slim, who, following their first date, are made...

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"Queen and Slim" is more than a black version of Bonnie and Clyde

and “Thelma and Louise,” but Lena Waithe wrote a compelling screenplay that not only modernizes the...

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“Queen And Slim” Is Transcendent, Powerful - Canyon News

HOLLYWOOD─When was the last time you recall watching a modern-day version of the 1967 classic...

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Review: ‘Queen & Slim’ is romantic, urgent and beautiful

Rarely has a Tinder date ended so poorly than the one shown in “Queen & Slim.” Even more rarely has...

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Opinion | The Thrilling Shock of ‘Queen & Slim’

“Queen & Slim” is about a black man and a black woman — we don’t learn their real names until the very end — who, following a desultory ...

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‘Queen & Slim’ Contemplates Black Resilience and Sparks Crucial Conversation | The Emory Wheel

Black Man in San Francisco” come to mind), audiences are gaining greater access to nuanced...

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The Boots in This Movie Were So Good, Beyoncé Bought Them

You could tell Queen and Slim would take their place next to Bonnie and Clyde in the history of...

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Lena Waithe, Melina Matsoukas on Making ‘Protest Art,’ Representing Black Culture With ‘Queen & Slim...

“Queen & Slim” is Lena Waithe’s self-professed “battle cry.” And it’s one that’s been heard to the...

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Two ways to look at police violence in America

In particular, "American Son" and "Queen & Slim" join a growing bloc of films -- including "Blindspotting" and "The ...

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Lena Waithe’s Art of Protest

Over breakfast last month in Chelsea, I asked for the one about how she got the idea for her first movie, the newly released drama “Queen & Slim,”

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‘Queen & Slim’ is romantic, urgent and quite beautiful

This image released by Universal Pictures shows Daniel Kaluuya as Slim, left, and Jodie Turner-Smith as Queen from the film “

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Review: 'Queen & Slim' stays with you long after you see it

Slim,” you can add director Melina Mantsoukas and writer Lena Waithe as two new shining voices...

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How ‘Knives Out,’ ‘Queen and Slim’ thrived at box office despite ‘Frozen 2’

Lionsgate’s murder mystery “Knives Out” and Universal’s romantic drama “Queen and Slim” also beat...

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‘Queen and Slim’ Designer Shiona Turini on the Power of Costumes

When costume designer Shiona L. Turini saw Daniel Kaluuya’s classic Reebok with the rubber sole, she...

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D.C. Film Girl reviews Thanksgiving weekend

DC Film Girl Lauren Veneziani reviews Knives Out, Queen & Slim, The Irishman and Waves.

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Thanksgiving Box Office: How ‘Knives Out,’ ‘Queen and Slim’ Thrived Despite ‘Frozen 2’

Lionsgate’s murder mystery “Knives Out” and Universal’s romantic drama “Queen and Slim” also beat...

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What ‘Queen & Slim’ Gets Right About Black Women

Through love and conflict, the drama shows the different ways we can be. And, it’s refreshing, especially in today’s cinema.

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Review: ‘Queen & Slim’ is Romantic, Urgent and Beautiful

Rarely has a Tinder date ended so poorly than the one shown in “Queen & Slim.” Even more rarely has...

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Queen & Slim is an old-fashioned road picture set in a brutally modern America: Review

Let’s call them Queen and Slim, though it’s awhile before anyone says their names aloud. The road is...

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Review: ‘Queen And Slim’ Feels Like This Year’s Rebuke To ‘Green Book’

In the guise of a Bonnie and Clyde tale, Queen & Slim is both an indictment of race relations in America and a powerful ...

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Box Office: ‘Queen And Slim’ Nabs A Promising $16 Million Holiday Debut

Along with Knives Out ($27 million Fri-Sun/$41 million Wed-Sun), the only other wide release newbie...

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'Queen & Slim': Meet the Bonnie and Clyde of 2019

Racial justice and the outrage at its absence courses through the visual and emotional powerhouse that is Queen and

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Hip-hop mogul Coach K makes it possible to see 'Queen & Slim' film for free

Indianapolis native Kevin "Coach K" Lee joins fellow celebrities in buying out screenings of "Queen...

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Snoop Dogg + Coach K Buy Out Theaters To Support QUEEN + SLIM

West Coast rapper Snoop Dogg and Coach K are doing the most to show their support for Queen and Slim...

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Beyoncé Wore an Olive Green Balmain Minidress to the 'Queen & Slim' Premiere

Beyoncé may have avoided the Queen & Slim red carpet back in mid-November, but she turned up for the...

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Why ‘Queen & Slim’ Star Jodie Turner-Smith Isn’t Sure About Raising a Family in the U.S.

Queen (Turner-Smith) and Slim (Kaluuya) go on the run from the law, heading south from Ohio to...

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'Queen & Slim' is romantic, urgent, beautiful

Rarely has a Tinder date ended so poorly than the one shown in “Queen & Slim.” Even more rarely has a bad Tinder date produced such a great film. The...

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'Queen & Slim' is a modern-day 'Bonnie and Clyde'

The descriptor “visionary” is thrown around a lot these days for film directors, and it’s often a bit of a reach. “Queen & Slim” is the ...

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Review: ‘Queen & Slim’ is an outlaw movie and so much more

Rarely has a Tinder date ended so poorly than the one shown in “Queen & Slim.” Even more rarely has a bad Tinder date produced such a great film. The remarkable ...

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At the Movies: ‘Knives Out’ and ‘Queen and Slim’

‘Queen and Slim’ is rated R, and ‘Knives Out’ is PG-13.

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'Queen & Slim': How Film's British Stars Immersed Themselves in Americana

While Daniel Kaluuya and Jodie Turner-Smith are British and their characters in “Queen & Slim” are...

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Lena Waithe & Melina Matsoukas On Queen & Slim, Their Love Story For Black America

Perched on two plush chairs at the Shangri-La Hotel in Toronto, Waithe and Matsoukas flank a...

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How Queen and Slim's Creators Captured the Past, Present and Future of Black Music

This article contains mild spoilers for the movie Queen & Slim. Melina Matsoukas has directed some...

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Review | ‘Queen & Slim’ is another tale of outlaws on the run, but also much more than that

“Queen & Slim” is a movie we’ve seen before, whether in the form of “Bonnie and Clyde” or “Butch...

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Movie review: ‘Queen & Slim’ is romantic, urgent and beautiful

Rarely has a Tinder date ended so poorly than the one shown in “Queen & Slim.” Even more rarely has a bad Tinder date produced such a great film. The remarkable ...

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Film Review: Queen & Slim Travels the Fine Road Between Fear and Liberation

The Pitch: As first dates go, Queen (Jodie Turner-Smith) and Slim (Daniel Kaluuya) aren’t exactly...

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‘Queen & Slim’s’ Eclectic Mix of Music Helps Tell the Tale of a Couple on the Run

“Queen & Slim,” which hit theaters Nov. 27, begins with a bang, when Queen (Jodie Turner-Smith) and ...

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The Symbolism in Queen & Slim Will Honestly Blow Your Mind

Writer Lena Waithe has called her new film, Queen & Slim, a form of "protest art"—a way for her to...

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Why Lena Waithe's powerful new movie 'Queen & Slim' will have audiences talking

NEW YORK – "Queen & Slim" isn't trying to make people comfortable. Director Melina Matsoukas' big...

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New in theaters and online: 'Knives Out', 'Queen & Slim', 'The Irishman', 'The Two Popes', 'Commando...

Bond's Daniel Craig as a private detective plonked into a strange family gathering, "Queen & Slim"...

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An Oscar for Queen & Slim Would Almost Make Up for Green Book

Turner-Smith) as a criminal defense lawyer prone to building walls around herself but desperate to...

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‘Queen & Slim’ Is a Hollow Black Lives Matter-Fueled Saga

The boy, thinking of the various, unpredictable ends to his life as a black person, worries about...

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How Queen and Slim's Filmmakers Captured the Past, Present and Future of Black Music

So it’s no surprise that her directorial feature debut, Queen & Slim, is deeply indebted to music....

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Queen & Slim , a Meme Movie for Black Lives Matter Fans

It’s an indication that in Millennial narratives, memes and iconography play a greater role than...

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‘Queen & Slim’ is swaggering and devastating

It would be remiss to think of Queen and Slim merely as a modern-day Bonnie and Clyde, though that’s how it appears ...

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Why Daniel Kaluuya fought for 'Queen & Slim': 'I like things that are misbehaved'

In the two years since, he’s had memorable turns in Marvel’s megahit “Black Panther” and Steve...

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‘Queen & Slim’ is the lyrical love story for the Black Lives Matter era

As a love story propelled by police brutality, Queen & Slim could have been a pandering mess. It’s a...

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The Powerful Perspective of “Queen & Slim”

The film is the product of the vision of two black women: Lena Waithe...

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'Queen & Slim' team on their mission to honor victims of police brutality: 'We were on hallowed...

Hailing from writer Lena Waithe (The Chi) and director Melina Matsoukas (Insecure, Beyoncé’s...

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‘Queen & Slim’ review: A first date, a police shooting and a road movie for today

Death hangs heavily over “Queen & Slim.” So does love, and a fierce, reckless embrace of life —...

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'Queen & Slim' builds a romance in the ashes of police violence

(CNN)"Queen & Slim" puts a timely spin on an old formula -- a road movie and romance borne in the...

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Lena Waithe's 'Queen & Slim' Is An Odyssey For The Black Lives Matter Era

The police want us to bow down and respect them. But also: Respect has to be earned. You've got to...

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Queen & Slim Is a Romantic Odyssey Marked By Euphoria and Tragedy

If you’re looking for a strictly moral tale, this isn’t it—Queen & Slim is a movie made of equal...

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Opinion | "Queen & Slim" uses the language of romance to say that black lives matter

The title of "Queen & Slim," with the two main characters' names front and center, parallels that of...

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‘Queen & Slim’ is both a black romance and an American horror story - The Boston Globe

“Queen & Slim” sticks to my ribs, clings to my spirit, and forces me to climb into bed and cuddle...

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