Kelsi Karpinski, Michigan State University
As with any up-and-coming movie, this one had a lot to live up to, and where it exceeds expectations in some places, it falls short in others.
Jenna Nelson, Scripps College
Jordan Peele’s ‘Get Out’ prompted other films to attempt the same powerful social commentary, with a few resulting duds.
Or are they just thrillers? Either way, the success of these films is undeniable.
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.
Yasmeen Ludy, University of Michigan
Using a Black main cast, the show uses the supernatural themes of H.P. Lovecraft to ask who the real monsters are.
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.
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’?
Cameron Andersen, New York University
With your host and guide, Jordan Peele.
Alex Johnson, New York University
As you might imagine, Ryan Seacrest’s interview with Taraji P. Henson was a definite hit.
Jovana Vajagic, DePaul University
Writer and director Jordan Peele has revolutionized racial representation in media and become a hero for millennials.
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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