GET OUT

Di­rected by Jor­dan Peele. Star­ring Daniel Kalu­uya, Allison Wil­liams, Cather­ine Keener

The Irish Times - Friday - The Ticket - - | SEVEN DAYS | FILM -

Mag­nif­i­cent so­cial hor­ror that – in im­i­ta­tion of Guess Who’s Com­ing

to Din­ner – sends a white girl and her black boyfriend to her par­ents in lib­eral sub­ur­bia. Here is a film about racism in a sup­pos­edly post-racial so­ci­ety that fea­tures few acts of ex­plicit prej­u­dice. The film builds el­e­gantly from sin­is­ter omens to full-on vis­cera-gur­gling may­hem. But Get Out has more to do with dis­com­fort and envy than blind ha­tred. What a strange marvel it is. 15A cert, gen re­lease, 104 min

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