Tag: C K, Louis

The Thrilling Shock of ‘Queen & Slim’

I left a recent matinee of “Queen & Slim,” the mesmerizing new outlaw romance directed by Melina Matsoukas, astonished on two levels. The film itself kept me rapt; I cried through the end and left the theater with the dazed, disoriented feeling you get when a movie makes you momentarily forget everything else in your […]

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Four Directors Cast Out of Hollywood. Four Different Futures.

France delivered mixed messages about Roman Polanski and cancel culture over the last week. His new film, “J’accuse” — known in English as “An Officer and a Spy” — opened days after a photographer publicly accused the director of violently raping her in 1975, which he denied. Following protests, a few screenings were nixed, promotion […]

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