What does Us try to say to its audience? As clear as the themes are within this and Jordan Peele’s previous efforts in Get Out, the immediate problem is effectiveness and quality. Attempting to net and handle the duality that rages inside, apparently, every human being on this wretched Earth, Us provides a simplified metaphor for letting the animal within […]
*This trailer includes scenes of a disturbing nature. I’ve never been particularly great with horror. Shaun Of The Dead scared me for god’s sake. I watched The Sixth Sense when I was fourteen and spent the next two days thinking about basically nothing else. It’s not that generic horror scares me (although I’m squeamish when it […]
Jordan Peele will be making his directorial debut in the horror-thriller genre with his new film Get Out.
Set in the present, this movie has boldly set itself up to approach deep-rooted issues of race and prejudice. The racially-driven plot sees African-American boyfriend, Chris (Daniel Kaluuya) and white partner, Rose (Allison Williams), attending a weekend getaway in order to meet Rose’s parents. The trip finds them in a white dominated suburb where mysterious […]