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‘A raw, unguided love’ Queen & Slim review

Slim and Queen's first date pulls into a chaotic cul-de-sac when a cop pulls them over for a minor traffic violation. When the situation escalates, Slim takes the officer's gun and shoots him in self-defence. Now labelled cop killers in the media, Slim and Queen go on the run. The unwitting outlaws soon become a symbol of trauma, terror, grief and pain for people all across the country.

‘Free fumigation!’ – Parasite review

Fable? Social satire? Genre-hopping and visual wit make for an arresting story of greed and class discrimination, in Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite, cinema’s worst-kept secret.

Maryam Mohajer, ‘Grandad Was A Romantic’ 

'I was thinking about the old love stories between our grandparents or great grandparents in Iran; how passionate and spontaneous they were, falling in love with just one look and then travelling for days to meet their beloved.' - Maryam Mohajer

Kathrin Steinbacher, ‘In Her Boots’ 

'The film discusses questions regarding dementia and how society deals with it. I was trying... to communicate that a person suffering from this disease can still have a fairly good life and fun.' - Kathrin Steinbacher

Naaman Azhari and Lilia Laurel, ‘The Magic Boat’

It's BAFTA weekend and, in celebration of the art of animation, whynow spoke to the creators whose work is shortlisted for British Animation Short. Up first is Naaman Azhari and Lilia Laurel with 'The Magic Boat'.

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