Get Out (2017)

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Get Out [2017]

(Rating: R – Runtime: 1 hr. 43 min. – Genre: Horror/Mystery – Director/Writer: Jordan Peele – Cast: Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Bradley Whitford, Catherine Keener, Lil Rel Howery)

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Super No Bueno

Get Out

(Rating: R – Runtime: 1 hr. 43 min. – Genre: Horror/Mystery – Director/Writer: Jordan Peele – Cast: Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Bradley Whitford, Catherine Keener, Lil Rel Howery)

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The Plot

Chris (Daniel Kaluuya) accompanies his girlfriend Rose (Allison Williams) to her family’s estate to meet her parents for the first time. Since he is black and she is white, he is nervous about the reception he will receive. The visit starts out oddly but swiftly becomes menacing as the intentions of the family are revealed.

The Film

Get Out is a horror film comprised of layers. On the surface, it has a Stepford Wives-styled plot about a stranger in a tight-knit, peculiar community. Once the story begins to unfold, it reveals punchy and prescient observations about race, dating, liberalism, class, and entitlement.

In many ways, it reminds me of the 1968 classic Planet of the Apes. At first blush, 

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