Queen & Slim

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    80
    from 2 reviewers
  • Queen & Slim is an exploration of the budding romance between two unlikely fugitives, but struggles to find its voice and pace.

    Queen & Slim
    2019
    132 min
    R
    2K Upscale
    HDR10
    Dolby Atmos
  • Video
    85
  • The Ultra HD version of Queen & Slim offers fans a notable step up in quality with a beautiful HEVC H.265 encode, deeper black levels, and HDR-enhancement.

  • Audio
    85
  • Queen & Slim's Dolby Atmos soundtrack is impressively full, detailed, spacious, and powerful, creating a satisfying and immersive experience.

  • Extra
    57
  • This release ships with an embossed Blu-ray disc containing the film and several bonus featurettes, as well as an audio commentary track.

  • Movie
    75
  • Queen & Slim is a romantic thriller about an unlikely couple whose lives are changed when they are forced to flee from the law, presenting a nuanced view of morality where no one is entirely right or wrong.

    2K Upscale
    HDR10
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Melina Matsoukas

    Actors: Daniel Kaluuya, Jodie Turner-Smith, Bokeem Woodbine

    Plot: A couple's first date takes an unexpected turn when a police officer pulls them over.

    Disc Release Date: 3 March 2020

    all scores

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      90
    • Right out of the gate in the first 20 or 30 minutes, the most obvious difference between the 2160p/HDR-enhanced UHD version of Queen & Slim and the companion Blu-ray is a substantial black level deepening....

    • Audio
      100
    • Queen & Slim's Dolby Atmos soundtrack is a treat. It is impressively full and detailed, spacious and organic in output. It's efficient and powerful, immersive and satisfying. Blues beats inside a bar in...

    • Extra
      50
    • Queen & Slim includes several featurettes and an audio commentary track. A Blu-ray copy of the film and a Movies Anywhere digital copy code are included with purchase. This release ships with an embossed...

    • Movie
      60
    • The filmmakers behind Queen & Slim tackle the unenviable task of crafting a movie that is both black and white and shades of gray, where everybody is in some ways right and where everybody is in some ways...

    • Total
      80
    • Queen & Slim has much to say but never quite finds its voice in full. Superb lead performances carry a movie that is otherwise questionably paced and uncertain of what to make of its characters, particularly...

    High-Def Digest review by M. Enois Duarte
    • Video
      90
    • The romantic crime drama steps up its game on Ultra HD with an absolutely lovely and sometimes mesmerizing HEVC H.265 encode, offering fans a notable step up over the day-and-date Blu-ray version.Struck...

    • Audio
      80
    • Being a character-driven drama, it should come as no surprise Melina Matsoukas's directorial debut comes with a very front-heavy Dolby Atmos soundtrack. Granted, there are a few instances where a few atmospheric...

    • Extra
      20
    • All supplemental material is shared with the accompanying Blu-ray disc. Audio CommentaryA Deeper Meaning (HD, 6 min)Melina & Lena (HD, 5 min)On the Run (HD, 5 min)Off the Script (HD, 3 min)...

    • Movie
      80
    • At face value, Melina Matsoukas' Queen & Slim is a straightforward but insanely tense romance of an unlikely couple forced to run from the law due to circumstances out of their control. It's as though...

    • Total
      80
    • The seemingly straightforward road crime drama Queen & Slim is, on the surface, a budding romance film about an unlikely pair of fugitives. But writhing behind that simple tale of criminals on the run...