A terrible take on an instant horror classic deservedly gets burned to the ground

Hyperbole is a key part of marketing, but there’s not a shred of exaggeration that comes with saying Jordan Peele’s Get Out fully deserved to be held up and celebrated as an instant horror classic.

Not only was the former sketch comedian’s feature-length directorial debut a massive success on all fronts after earning $255 million at the box office on a budget of under $5 million, before going on to land Peele a Best Original Screenplay trophy at the Academy Awards, but the psychological examination of real-world societal issues wrapped in a spooky shell became a genuine cultural phenomenon.

A terrible take on an instant horror classic deservedly gets burned to the ground

Hyperbole is a key part of marketing, but there’s not a shred of exaggeration that comes with saying Jordan Peele’s Get Out fully deserved to be held up and celebrated as an instant horror classic.

Not only was the former sketch comedian’s feature-length directorial debut a massive success on all fronts after earning $255 million at the box office on a budget of under $5 million, before going on to land Peele a Best Original Screenplay trophy at the Academy Awards, but the psychological examination of real-world societal issues wrapped in a spooky shell became a genuine cultural phenomenon.

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