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Notes on “Get Out” (2017)

Blowhard, Esq.¬†writes: I finally caught up with GET OUT, writer-director Jordan Peele’s racial satire. A box-office smash beloved by critics (well, most of them), Peele takes Ta-Nehisi Coates’s “black bodies” rhetoric and recasts it into a horror-thriller. Chris Washington, a … Continue reading

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“Red Rock West”

Paleo Retiree writes: When I saw it on release in 1993, I took this crime yarn, directed by John Dahl and written by Dahl and his brother Rick, as a postmodern joke — a droll riff on smalltown noir themes. … Continue reading

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