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The Scam of "Black" Cinema

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The Scam of "Black" Cinema

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Queen & Slim was a bait and switch with a clear purpose

This is not a think piece. This is me in my feelings. This is not a Queen & Slim review. It’s a rumination. Queen & Slim is a beautifully shot and wonderfully acted film with a purpose, but I’d argue that its purpose is a laughably redundant one. I’m about to spoil this movie so if you don’t want to be spoiled leave now.

Under the gorgeous cinematography, simplistic but poignant characterization, and well crafted soundtrack, Queen & Slim has a pretty clear message: if Black people…

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