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Get Out: A Movie That Doesn’t Quite Know What It Wants To Be [Review]

A movie not knowing its identity is very frustrating. Get Out is a perfect example of being funny when it shouldn’t be. Having some light comedy or even a moderate amount in a horror/thriller film is perfectly fine. But when a movie is doesn’t balance it well, it makes it very difficult to be scared when you’re supposed to be and fear for the safety of the main characters. I was really wanting to like Get Out. Unfortunately, it had a lot of issues. Continue reading Get Out: A Movie That Doesn’t Quite Know What It Wants To Be [Review]

Get Out: Jordan Peele Doesn’t Quite Make the Jump From Comedy to Thriller [Review]

Jordan Peele, of the power house comedy duo Key and Peele, is definitely onto something with his craft.  The best material has a kernel of truth rooted somewhere in it.  With comedy, truth can illicit genuine laughter from audiences who are able to relate. Drama becomes more grounded when it provides some sort of commentary on our reality.  Key and Peele has been such a success because of it’s comedic take on race issues and black stereotypes.  With Jordan Peele’s directorial debut Get Out, he tackles similar issues using the psychological thriller genre as his conduit. Continue reading Get Out: Jordan Peele Doesn’t Quite Make the Jump From Comedy to Thriller [Review]