Jordan Peele

GET OUT Review: Jordan Peele Swaps Comedy For Horror

Horror movies have a long-standing tradition of tackling social issues in a veiled way. Their relatively lower budgets and genre trappings allow filmmakers to make bold statements in a way that big blockbusters simply can’t or won’t. (more…)

KEANU Review: The Cutest Cat Ever Can’t Save Key & Peele

Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele collectively pushed forward sketch comedy with their hit TV show Key and Peele that ended in 2015 after five strong seasons. They tackled subjects as varied as race, substitute teachers and endless pop culture ephemera (Mr. T PSA anyone?) in a format that seemed rooted in the pair’s deep love of cinema and their ability to construct pitch-perfect parodies of those movies they adored. (more…)