Reviews: Miss Juneteenth (2020)

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  • Laura Clifford @ Reeling Reviews
    • Excerpt: …a gem that thrusts Beharie into a well deserved spotlight and announces Peoples as a filmmaker able to project the way circumstance and community have shaped her protagonist onto the screen and make us invested in her welfare.
  • [New] | Rich Cline @ Shadows on the Wall
    • Excerpt: What happens may feel unexceptional, but this is a delicate depiction of how normal people face daily challenges with grace and determination
  • Herman Dhaliwal @ Cinema Sanctum
    • Excerpt: Channing Godfrey Peoples delivers a strong exploration of Black motherhood, anchored by a great lead performance from Nicole Beharie.
  • MaryAnn Johanson @
    • Excerpt: A beautiful cinematic experience, delicately subtle and bursting with a gorgeous sense of place and character. There is wonderful intimate suspense in every moment of Nicole Beharie’s performance.
  • Jared Mobarak @
    • Excerpt: [Despite its] well-worn formula, [the film] still feels fresh thanks to a powerful central performance and authentically lived-in environment.
  • Beverly Questad @ It’s Just Movies
    • Excerpt: CGP remarked that the theme of Miss Juneteenth was an exploration of what happens “when good things come too late.