Get Out Is An Instant-Classic [Five Reasons – And Spoilers]

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Get Out was initially written to be a Rosemary’s Baby type dark psychological horror, yet some people seem to call it a comedy. How can a film that fits both bills possibly be so successful? Or how does it even work at all? The film shows the descent of a young black male into the underworld of … Read more

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