Tuesday, 9 May 2017
GET OUT 
This socially conscious horror film tells of a black man who visits his white girlfriend's family for the first time and things get really feckin' weird.
It's satirical critiques on racism and elitism are very apparent but never weigh down the entertaining thrill ride that this is. As a matter of fact, it's often quite humorous whether it be laugh out loud funny or leaves one in nervous confused laughter. Peele's directing and writing is allowed to naturally unfold allowing the tension to build with frightening precision. His love for cinema was very apparent with his Key & Peele sketch comedy work. So it comes as no surprise that the director is quite comfortable with the medium and seals the deal as promising new film-maker.
4 bizarre late night jogs out of 5