Lemonade, a short film by the Iconic Beyoncé, aired on Saturday April 23. The 60 minute piece features all new music from the superstar, along with polarizing imagery and a monologue spoken by Beyoncé herself. She immediately makes it evident that she still holds a special place for the city of New Orleans, as many of the scenes and persons featured are of the Crescent City.
Broken up into a series of “Acts,” Beyoncé does not disappoint with her delivery. Giving her fans exactly what they are looking for, she debut’s a new song with arguably one of the most prolific young artists of the present day: The Weeknd. Probably the most surprising Easter egg was the cameo from Serena Williams; in which we see Williams showing off some very seductive dance moves. The film goes on to show a brief ode to Beyoncé’s father, Matthew Knowles. Archived material of Knowles and a very young Beyoncé was shown as well as footage of Knowles and Blu Ivy.
Of course the film could not conclude without Beyoncé sharing camera time with her husband, Jay-Z. The two engaged in some intimate displays of affection while a reel of personal home movies was shown. The screenplay, cinematography, and overall scope of the entire project was well executed. If you missed the premiere, be sure to catch “Lemonade” on HBO throughout the month of April.
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