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

“In the middle of all of this, while this group of people in this country, black people are being oppressed, are being killed, are being murdered, there is still this beauty that cannot be killed and that is also what this movie is about,” says Jodie Turner-Smith.The model-turned-actor is talking about “Queen & Slim.” She […]

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Women and Original Films Rule at the Holiday Box Office, From ‘Queen & Slim’ to ‘Knives Out’

This shouldn’t be noteworthy, but it is: There are three women directors in the top 10 at the box office. “Frozen 2,” directed by Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee; “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,” directed by Marielle Heller; and “Queen & Slim,” directed by Melina Matsoukas.Even better: “Queen & Slim” is an original film […]

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‘Knives Out’ and ‘Queen & Slim’ Hope ‘Frozen II’ Leaves Some Leftovers Over the Long Thanksgiving Weekend

After delivering the fourth largest domestic opening for an animated title ever and the largest global debut ever for an animated title, Frozen II enters the Thanksgiving frame with sights set on a $100+ million five-day performance and perhaps a couple more records along the way. In addition to Frozen II’s anticipated dominance, Lionsgate will […]

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Hollywood, Stop Congratulating Ava DuVernay for Directing ‘Harriet’ and ‘Queen & Slim’

Ava DuVernay is the director of films such as “Selma,” “13th,” and “A Wrinkle in Time,” and she’s had an amazing 2019 thanks to her hugely successful four-part Netflix limited series “When They See Us.” The Central Park Five drama earned 11 Primetime Emmy nominations, including a win for leading actor Jharrel Jerome, and it’s […]

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Movie Trailers This Week: ‘The Irishman,’ ‘1917’ and More

Martin Scorsese’s latest film, The Irishman, stars Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Anna Paquin and is set for a Netflix release. Benedict Cumberbatch and Richard Madden star in Sam Mendes’s 1917.Lupita Nyong’o’s Little Monsters released a new red band trailer, while Queen & Slim released its first full-length trailer, starring Daniel Kaluuya and Indya […]

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‘Queen & Slim’ Director Melina Matsoukas Says Movie Is a ‘Beautiful, Modern Black Love Story’

Melina Matsoukas is hoping her feature film directorial debut “Queen & Slim” gets people talking.“I think the largest thing I want people to get out of it is to create that dialogue, to have people talking about both sides, to change the political climate,” Matsoukas said during a Q&a with members of the press during […]

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Universal to Handle eOne Theatrical Distribution in Australia, New Zealand

Entertainment One is to see all its theatrical film distribution operations in Australia and New Zealand handled in future by Universal Pictures International. The new arrangement comes into effect from April.Upi is already handling eOne collaborations with Amblin Partners and Participant Media, including Golden Globe winner “Green Book,” and “On The Basis of Sex.” The […]

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