Vanessa Rivera, James Madison University
The horror movie could further solidify his reputation as a filmmaker.
Jenna Nelson, Scripps College
Jordan Peele’s ‘Get Out’ prompted other films to attempt the same powerful social commentary, with a few resulting duds.
Kelsi Karpinski, Michigan State University
Or are they just thrillers? Either way, the success of these films is undeniable.
Karen Lu, Yale University
While it has always been said that there’s a fine line between fear and desire, this dynamic is truly exemplified in these works.
Kiera Baity, Kennesaw State University
Created by Little Marvin, the show evokes Jordan Peele’s films ‘Get Out’ and ‘Us,’ but features its own idiosyncrasies and issues.
Emma Smith, Wesleyan University
The new podcast is helping people learn how to deal with their fear of watching horror movies.
S. T. Perez, Texas A&M University, San Antonio
The sequel to the 1992 film of the same name is expected to combine chills with insights about race in America.
Kayla Johnson, Bradley University
It’s not just this particular Netflix original either. There seems to be an endless amount of films using this tired trope.
Zachary Truesdale, University of Texas at San Antonio
Black people have come a long way in the horror genre.
Lexi Anderson, Pratt Institute
Could it be another ‘Get Out’?
Candace Baker, University of Texas at Austin
Last year’s jokesters are this year’s Oscar contenders.
Jovana Vajagic, DePaul University
Writer and director Jordan Peele has revolutionized racial representation in media and become a hero for millennials.
Shashank Rao, University of Michigan
The awards are just around the corner, so let’s get into which films will make the Best Picture Nominees for the Academy Awards.
Brandi Loving, St. Mary's University
Leave it to white privilege to find three jokes in ‘Get Out’ and call it a comedy.
Uwana Ikaiddi, University of Central Florida
The film plays on traditional race-based fears, but adds a distinctly modern twist.
Shannon Mondesir, Brooklyn College
It’s white guilt at its most uncomfortable.
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