Film review: ‘QUEEN AND SLIM’, by Nick Gardener from ‘Built For Speed’

The touching and highly relevant romantic crime drama Queen and Slim reworks the Thelma and Louise ‘couple on the run’ story to incorporate the ‘Black Lives Matter’ movement. In a scenario that could have been plucked from recent headlines, Tinder dating African American couple, defence attourney, Queen (Jodie Turner-Smith) and the unassuming Slim (Daniel Kaluuya) are pulled over while driving

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Film review: GET OUT, by Nick Gardener from ‘Built For Speed’

A strange mash-up of M Night Shyamalan’s better work and Meet the Parents, the socially perceptive, comedy-inflected horror film Get Out is an impressive directorial debut for Jordan Peel. Here, Chris Washington (Daniel Kaluuya) is the boyfriend nervously heading to a first encounter with his girlfriend’s parents. He’s particularly anxious because his white girlfriend Rose (Allison Williams) hasn’t mentioned to

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