Us: Jordan Peele is Hollywood’s New King of High-Concept Horror

Jordan Peele’s Get Out is probably the biggest surprise hit of 2017. Who knew that the man behind this hilarious nonsense was secretly a master of suspense and allegorical horror? Get Out was not only a super effective thriller/horror film, but also one of the most socially relevant films ever made, with its cutting and cleverly subversive deconstruction of race relations and “post-racism” racial tension. … Continue reading Us: Jordan Peele is Hollywood’s New King of High-Concept Horror

Captain Marvel: a Fun Hero Lacking Any Real Depth

I love Marvel films. I absolutely, unashamedly adore them, as both a comic nerd and a film enthusiast. There’s just something about this massive, intricately-constructed shared universe that they’ve brought to the screen that’s inherently magical. And there hasn’t been a single installment in the MCU that I haven’t enjoyed so far, which is particularly impressive considering there’s been over 20. That being said, I … Continue reading Captain Marvel: a Fun Hero Lacking Any Real Depth