Jordan Peele, best known as one half of Key & Peele, unnerves with his feature debut, skilfully adopting a horror framework to poke and prod at existing racial tensions. In it, Daniel Kaluuya delivers a breakout performance as Chris, a young black man travelling to the suburbs to meet his significant others’ family. The innocence of an otherwise normal situation is undercut by a sense of unease that’s extended – and built upon – to brilliant effect. Continue reading “Review: Get Out (2017)”
It can be tricky to predict how well a new TV series will do before it airs and audiences are allowed an opportunity to voice their opinions. Sure, it can be hyped well in advance and boast two of the indie and comedy world’s current “to watch” names, but that doesn’t necessarily guarantee its success.
Bearing that in mind, you’ll understand my initial trepidation regarding Girls, a new HBO series created and written by Lena Dunham, responsible for last year’s Continue reading “An Untitled Article Praising Lena Dunham’s HBO Series Girls”