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November 26, 2019

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Queen & Slim | Melina Matsoukas

November 26, 2019

A Tinder date between the two title characters in Queen & Slim (Jodie Turner-Smith and Daniel Kaluuya, respectively) goes horribly wrong after they get pulled over by a cop (Sturgill Simpson, weirdly) so cartoonishly racist that he draws his gun when Slim mentions that it’s cold outside. After a struggle, the officer is killed, and Queen, a lawyer who knows what’s in store for them in the criminal “justice” system, convinces Silm that their only choice is to go on…

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