Ewan Gleadow

Movie Review: Us

Movie Review: Us

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 […]

 Ryan Easby

Review: Us

Review: Us

*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 […]

 Danielle Blakeley

Get Out: Review

Get Out: Review

On the surface, it may appear that Jordan Peele’s directorial debut Get Out is in many ways a standard cliché horror film. The movies opening scene is set in a traditional manner: abandoned street in the shadowy darkness with an unsuspecting victim. Thrilling jump scares, predictable plot twists and clever tension building continue to establish […]

 Danielle Blakeley

Get Out – Preview

Get Out – Preview

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 […]