Get Out
First screened in April 2017
Director: Jordan Peele. Cast: Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, LilRel Howery, Catherine Keener, Bradley Whitford, Lakeith Stanfield, Marcus Henderson, Betty Gabriel, Caleb Landry Jones, Stephen Root, Erika Alexander, Jeronimo Spinx, John Wilmot, Caren L. Larkey, Julie Ann Doan, Rutherford Cravens, Geraldine Singer, Yasuhiko Oyama, Ian Casselberry, Trey Burvant, Richard Herd. Screenplay: Jordan Peele.

Twitter Capsule: Send-up of Trumpy racial profiling becomes pointier satire of white liberal fetishizing of blackness. Humor, terror, fury.

VOR:   Even before it became a cultural phenom and critical darling, the joining of divergent tones and genres and the gutsy politics astound.



Photo © 2017 Universal Pictures/Blumhouse Productions

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: A–


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