Saturday, May 26, 2018

Get Out

Thursday, Apr. 12, 2018

Finding dependable, bankable box-office hits for anything without a superhero has been a downright scary proposition for Hollywood.

The solution, it turns out, is a nightmare, too.

Horror has emerged as one of the most lucrative and in-demand genres in Hollywood, a box-office...

Monday, Mar. 5, 2018

Jordan Peele had to dig deep to get the horror-satire "Get Out" to the screen, and his reward was the first original screenplay Oscar for an African-American.

"This means so much to me," Peele said as he accepted the trophy Sunday. "I stopped writing this movie about 20 times because I...

Saturday, Mar. 3, 2018

Jordan Peele’s “Get Out” won best film and best director on Saturday at the 33rd Independent Film Spirit Awards, a day before the horror sensation will vie for top honors at the Academy Awards.

The wins for Peele’s directorial debut gave the Spirits, a celebration of indie filmmaking,...

Friday, Mar. 2, 2018

The lnternational Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) Publicists announced and honored winners of its 55th Annual ICG Publicists Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Get Out (Universal Pictures) won the top honors for Best Publicity Campaign for Motion Pictures, and ...

Monday, Feb. 19, 2018

A lavish, headline-grabbing premiere. Lightning word-of-mouth stoked by glowing reviews. Packed movie theaters with sold-out shows, long lines and fans decked out as characters from the film.

The phenomenon of "Black Panther" had the look and feel of a classic, bona fide blockbuster in...

Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018

One year ago, most audiences didn't know the name Daniel Kaluuya.

Now, the 28-year-old British actor has a best-actor Oscar nomination for starring in one of last year's biggest films, "Get Out"; a culture-shifting blockbuster opening this week ("Black Panther"); and a Steve McQueen film...

Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017

While Get Out (Universal Pictures) marks an auspicious directorial debut for Jordan Peele, editor Gregory Plotkin hardly views him as a first-time filmmaker. 

“In working with Jordan--who also wrote the screenplay--nothing about him felt like a first-time director,” affirmed...

Wednesday, Jul. 19, 2017

The stranglehold that autumn prestige films have on Oscar season just might be wilting in the summer sun.

Christopher Nolan's World War II epic "Dunkirk" hits theaters Friday, but the overflowing reviews have already made it abundantly clear: It's a major Oscar contender and a best-...

Friday, Mar. 24, 2017

Lensed by Toby Oliver, ACS, the comedy-horror film Get Out, written and directed by Jordan Peele, is a hit, recently bowing in the #1 slot in the U.S. weekend box office. Get Out has also garnered critical acclaim for its dark, subversive commentary about racial tensions. ...

Monday, Mar. 13, 2017

There have been monster gorillas and sharp-clawed superheroes at the box office this month, but the biggest beast of them all has been Jordan Peele's $4.5 million, race-exploding thriller "Get Out."

In just 16 days, Peele's low-budget self-described "social horror" film has already...