Jordan Peele has come a long way in the last 18 months. Predominantly known for his work in comedy, particularly in unison with Keegan-Michael Key, there’s always been an element of social commentary and historical context in whatever Peele has creatively overseen.
Get Out, one of the sleeper hits of last year, took everyone by surprise. On the surface a horror sprinkled liberally with doses of comedy, but beneath that, bitingly satirical, prescient and intelligent. I re-watched Get Out again just days ago and it’s gone up even further in my estimation from when I first saw it. A great mix of racial and cultural dissection, with wonderfully skilled delivery of genre thrills. In addition, it looks utterly fantastic. It’s exquisitely shot and visually engaging. For all that Peele, even with tongue slightly within cheek,