It's time for a young African American to meet with his white girlfriend's parents for a weekend in their secluded estate in the woods, but before long, the friendly and polite ambience will give way to a nightmare.
In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X somewhere on the Mexican border. However, Logan's attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are upended when a young mutant arrives, pursued by dark forces.
An ambitious young executive is sent to retrieve his company's CEO from an idyllic but mysterious "wellness center" at a remote location in the Swiss Alps, but soon suspects that the spa's treatments are not what they seem.
Chris and his girlfriend Rose go upstate to visit her parent's for the weekend. At first, Chris reads the family's overly accommodating behavior as nervous attempts to deal with their daughter's interracial relationship, but as the weekend progresses, a series of increasingly disturbing discoveries lead him to a truth that he never could have imagined. Written by
Writer/director Jordan Peele wrote the screenplay during the first term of President Barack Obama, when racism was believed to be a thing of the past. He thought there wouldn't be much interest for his movie in such an optimistic climate, so he wrote it mainly for himself. But with the increasing violence against African-Americans and the coming of the Black Lives Matter movement in later years, he knew the time was right to make a movie out of it. See more »
The scene where Georgina admits to Chris that she tampered with his cellular phone, there is a piece of lint located in his hair that eventually disappears. See more »
[around 117:30 after Rod explained his story about his missing friend Chris to Detective Latoya, she brings in two other detectives so that they can listen to his story]
Then he sent me some weird pictures... I'm like all man that's Andre Hayworth... this dude been missing for 6 months.Right? So I do all my research you know cause as a TSA agent... you know, you guys are detectives, you know, I got the same training. We might know more than y'all sometimes, you know cause we are dealing with ...
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Fantastic! I would not call it "horror" but certainly "thriller" with some comedy thrown into it. This Jordan Peele fellow has managed to bring something new to this genre and I certainly hope he'll do more thrillers.
The cast is great and I especially enjoyed Betty Gabriels performance. Lots of faces I have never seen before and they all did a stellar job. And those faces I have seen before did a stellar job, too. =)
I do not know if the overall idea is new but the way it was presented and the way it was done feels very fresh.
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