The monster is us: Jordan Peele’s Get Out exposes society’s horrors

New essay collection explores the ways Jordan’s Peele’s 2017 film “Get Out” “revolutionizes the gothic and horror tradition at the same time that it unmasks the particular politics of race in the early twenty-first-century United States”

IMAGE

Credit: Image credit: Black Kirby

As a horror film, Jordan Peele’s 2017 film Get Out certainly broke new ground. Yet, the film is firmly rooted in what Dawn Keetley refers to as “…the longstanding tradition of the political horror film” which is “…driven by very human monsters.”

Media Contact
Lori Friedman
[email protected]

Original Source

https://www2.lehigh.edu/news/the-monster-is-us-jordan-peeles-get-out-exposes-societys-horrors

Comments