Whether you missed out on Get Out’s original theater run or you just want a chance to see it on the big screen one more time, now is your chance to do so—for free.
Jordan Peele’s Get Out took home major awards at this year’s African-American Film Critics Association Awards, winning best director, best picture, best actor (a nod to Daniel Kaluuya, who played the main character, Chris) and best screenplay.
Tyrel may immediately draw comparisons to Get Out for its initial premise of an African American finding himself in an awkward situation during a weekend getaway surrounded by white people. But where Sebastian Silva’s Sundance flick differs from Jordan Peele’s Oscar-nominated movie is that Tyrel exists without…
Looking at the success of Get Out, one would imagine that writer-director Jordan Peele knew what he was getting into when he started working on the project.
Get Out is back in theaters thanks to its Academy Award nominations, but writer-director Jordan Peele is continuing to look toward the future. He recently discussed the possibility of a sequel.
Last year, dozens of lucky students got to take “The Sunken Place: Racism, Survival, and Black Horror Aesthetic,”a UCLA course on black horror, inspired by Jordan Peele’s hit movie Get Out. This month saw the debut of a web seminar on the same subject, offered by Prof. Tananarive Due and her husband, author Steven…
Today is the day. The 2018 Oscar nominees were announced bright and early Tuesday morning for the 90th annual ceremony.
Over the holiday break, I finally got around to watching Netflix’s Mudbound, last year’s period drama by director Dee Rees (who also wrote and directed 2011’s magnificent Pariah). The film was adapted from the 2008 Hillary Jordan novel about two families—one black and one white—attempting to stay afloat by…
Although it was all-black everything—from the carpet to the attire to Oprah Winfrey’s black-ass table—black actors and actresses didn’t fare too well at the 2018 Golden Globes on Sunday night.
2017 was a great year for black movies and TV shows, but one would not know it if one looked only at most critics’ year-end top 10 lists.
2017 has been, how do I put this succinctly, a fucking shit year.
To be a person of color in America is to always be tangled between dueling worlds. What was different in 2017, more so than any other year in recent memory, was how those polarities were laid bare for everyone else to see.
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Jordan Peele’s blockbuster film, Get Out, was the big winner of the African American Film Critics Association. The film, a satirical look at race relations, won the Best Film, Best Directing, Best Acting and Best Screenplay recognitions from the world’s largest group of professional black film critics.
Fans of Jordan Peele’s Get Out have a new show to get into—The Twilight Zone, the iconic TV series that the genre-breaking director will be rebooting, CBS formally announced Wednesday.
My question is: Has Tiger Woods ever not been in the sunken place?
That Get Out will compete as a comedy during awards season is not a surprise. Although packed with thrills and scares, it ultimately exists as social satire—which, while not always funny, is a form of comedy. Also, this comedy distinction makes it more likely to win within its categories. For myriad…
Like hundreds of thousands of other people around the world, Tananarive Due saw Get Out earlier this year. Blown away by the hit horror movie, the author and educator decided to design a semester-long special course about how horror and anti-black racism have intertwined in the cinema.
Hi. I’m black and I’m a man. That makes me a black man (by default), and that means I’m paranoid as fuck. Like, I’m pretty sure you’re plotting against me right now, so I’m looking at you crazy. Or at least you might could be. In fact, who is you? Is you is or is you ain’t my constituency?
1. Tiki torches