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Selah and the Spades
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Selah and the Spades (2020)

Teen Drama
Rated R
89 min.
Release Date
April 17, 2020 (Video)
Digital Date
April 17, 2020 (Amazon Exclusive)
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Running Time
89 minutes
MPAA Rating
Rated R for teen drug content, and language

In the closed world of an elite Pennsylvania boarding school, Haldwell, the student body is run by five factions. Seventeen-year-old Selah Summers (Lovie Simone) runs the most dominant group, the Spades, with unshakable poise, as they cater to the most classic of vices and supply students with coveted, illegal alcohol and pills. Tensions between the factions escalate, and when Selah’s best friend/right hand Maxxie (MOONLIGHT’s Jharrel Jerome) becomes distracted by a new love, Selah takes... Full synopsis »

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There is a certain type of movie I truly hate to review: the type that fails to grab me early on, ultimately feeling like an endless slog regardless of the running time. Amazon’s new straight-to-Prime release Selah and The Spades falls squarely in this unflattering category. Full movie review »
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