Antebellum movie review: provocative horror starring Janelle Monae fumbles its message on racial violence

//Antebellum movie review: provocative horror starring Janelle Monae fumbles its message on racial violence

Antebellum movie review: provocative horror starring Janelle Monae fumbles its message on racial violence

2.5/5 starsAs racial violence escalates across America, reaching a fever pitch not witnessed in more than half a century, first-time filmmakers Gerard Bush and Christopher Benz unveil a provocative, genre-bending thriller that attempts to parlay the horrors of slavery into late-night popcorn entertainment.Confederate soldiers wielding whips and chains in the cotton fields of the Old South in the US become bogeymen on a ghost train thrill ride, while singer-turned-actress Janelle Monae portrays…

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