Antebellum Movie Review

3.25 / 5.0

Antebellum is a horror film scripted and directed by the debutants Gerard Bush and Christopher Renz. The film has the star cast of Janelle Monae, Eric Lange, Jack Huston and Kiersey Clemons. The film is produced by Raymond Mansfield, Sean McKittrick, Zev Forman, Gerard Bush, Christopher Renz and Lezlie Wills. The music composition isby Nate Wonder and Roman Gianarthur. The cinematographer is Pedro Luque and the editor is John Axelrad.


Many blacks are made captives and one among the captives is the author and sociologist, Veronica Henley. She had penned the book titled, Shedding the Coping Persona, which deals with gender inequality and racism. Now, she senses the danger and plans for a quick escape. Did her plans succeed? What happened to Veronica? The answers form the rest of the story.

Star Performance

Janelle Monae did an excellent job. The multi-talented star proved her excellence in acting and impressed the audience. Jack Huston played a negative role and he did justice to the given character.


The horror thriller entertainer has an impressive script. There are some interesting twists in the story to impress the audience. The director has neatly combined the social issues with this genre and has given a perfect output with interesting elements. The suspense elements from the past to give a complete message-oriented entertainer. The stars are perfect in their roles, especially the leading lady, Janelle Monae. The BGM, cinematography and production values are good.

What’s There?

  • Neat script and screenplay
  • Interesting narration and beautiful performance

What’s Not There?

  • Nothing seems to be negative


The film that carries some interesting elements from the past has good direction and performances. It is definitely a one-time watch!

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