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Friday, Jul. 6, 2018
The weirder it gets, the more Lakeith Stanfield looks right at home.
It was Stanfield, as the bodysnatched Andrew Hayworth, personifying the nightmare of Jordan Peele's "Get Out." In Donald Glover's "Atlanta," his cosmically lackadaisical pot-smoking philosopher Darius is the epitome of...
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...
Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017
The Producers Guild of America (PGA), announced the 2018 Stanley Kramer Award will honor the acclaimed feature film “Get Out” produced by Sean McKittrick, p.g.a.; Jason Blum, p.g.a.; Edward H. Hamm, Jr., p.g.a.; and Jordan Peele, p.g.a. (McKittrick & Hamm are deemed a producing partnership...
Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017
Jordan Peele’s seismic thriller Get Out captured the most wins from the members of the African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA). Released early in 2017, the film earned Best Film, Best Directing, Best Acting and Best Screenplay recognition from the world’s largest group of professional...