Get Out (2017)

Get Out: The Best Horror Movie of 2017?

Picture Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner with a dash of Deliverance and a Stepford Wives twist. That’s Get Out in a brilliant nutshell. Written and directed by Jordan Peele (MadTVKey & PeeleKeanu), the film is about racism and black fear. That doesn’t mean white audiences won’t like it or that it’s “reverse racism” (not a thing), but it does mean this film is crafted around the black experience. So calm down, white people. Not everything is about us. Continue reading “Get Out: The Best Horror Movie of 2017?”

Tom Hanks as Captain Phillips

Captain Phillips: The Story of Two Desperate Men Just Trying to Survive

I like Tom Hanks’ approach to movies. He’s kind of like a groundhog. If we see him in a movie, it’ll be six years before we see him in another. It gives us time to miss him, you know? (Take notes, Johnny Depp). Continue reading “Captain Phillips: The Story of Two Desperate Men Just Trying to Survive”