Get Out: Jordan Peele’s Horror Comedy, Biggest Contenders So Far This Awards Season

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Get Out the mysterious and scary chunk cleverly uses the horror genre to amplify America’s ingrained racism. Subjects like cultural appropriation and the dark legacy of slavery are clearly explored via Chris’s battle of wills with Missy and Dean. Get Out stand both as the definitive film of 2017 and as the one with the longest cultural shelf life.

Directed By: Jordan Peele

Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery & Suspense

In Theatres: Feb 24, 2017 wide

Runtime: 104 minutes

Studio: Universal Pictures

Starring: Allison Williams, Bradley Whitford, Catherine Keener, Daniel Kaluuya

Rating: 4.2 out of 5 stars

Movie review: The undertaking shows first time meet up of Chris (Daniel Kaluuya) and his girlfriend, Rose (Allison Williams). The two have reached to meet parents after achieving milestone of dating. At the first sight, Chris is seen nervously dealing with Rose family’s overly accommodating behaviour to their daughter’s interracial relationship. But he doesn’t know what he has to see next, as the weekend progresses, a series of increasingly disturbing discoveries lead him to a truth that he could have never imagined.

A first-time guest at the Armitages’ home, Chris had just watched the family’s groundskeeper Walter (Marcus Henderson) charge at him in the dead of night, as if chasing an invisible enemy.

The scary scene which involves Chris being forced to watch a pre-recorded video tape which explains the medical procedure in which black men and women are put into white bodies comes out to be really horrifying and justifies the title of the movie. The encounter is seen more horrifying because we see how powerless Chris is. Missy has taken over his mind and because of how he’s left with no logical way to talk or think about the situations he has faced

There’s no doubt about it that audiences might be believing Get Out to be a comedy one and they should also be forgiven for expecting a comedy, since writer/director Peele is still most famous as a comedian and expecting a horror piece was next to impossible.. All viewers the shot of Chris’s tear-stained face, and the bleak, formless look of the Sunken Place itself.

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