Get Out movie review: yes all white people

12 days ago | FlickFilosopher

MaryAnn’s quick take… Shattering and deep-down bone-chilling. A viciously unsettling nightmare of race and privilege that carves out a much-needed paradigm shift for genre film. I’m “biast” (pro): I’m desperate for more diverse storytelling

I’m “biast” (con): not generally impressed by horror movies

(what is this about? see my critic’s minifesto)

I am shattered by this movie. I am horrified by it… and not in the way that horror movies are typically intended to horrify us: this one is deliberately carving out whole new realms of horror onscreen, realms that have always existed for some people in the real world while others of us have been blind to them, but realms that none of us have ever seen onscreen like this before. Get Out is paradigm-shifting stuff, not just for movies, for “mere” entertainment, but maybe even for our culture. Get Out could


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Movies & TV

Get Out (2017)
Sicario (2015)
Kick-Ass 2 (2013)
Saving Mr. Banks (2013)
The Cabin in the Woods (2012)
Begin Again (2013)
The Croods (2013)
Twilight Zone (1959)
The Purge: Election Year (2016)
Experimenter (2015)
Woodlawn (2015)
White People (2015)

People

Jordan Peele
Daniel Kaluuya
Allison Williams
Bradley Whitford
Catherine Keener
Betty Gabriel
Marcus Henderson