Is watching Jordan Peele’s latest film nothing more than an exercise in decoding his message?
Jordan Peele’s Nope Is Funny, Intelligent, and Horrifying
It’s another equally thrilling and smart ride from the rising director, subtly tackling intersecting ideas about “seeing” and “being seen” along the way.
Candyman Skewers the Art World’s Exploitation of Black Pain
Writer/director Nia DaCosta and producer/co-writer Jordan Peele update the horror film franchise with a critical look at the commodification of Black trauma.
The Twists and Turns of the New Twilight Zone
While the series often falters, season two feels less self-conscious about its status in this iconic franchise, and more willing to simply be itself.
Major Actors and Directors Join Campaign to “Arrest the Cops Who Killed Breonna Taylor”
Breonna Taylor would have turned 27 on June 5. Jordan Peele, Ava DuVernay, and others joined the thousands who are calling out for justice in Taylor’s case.
On Vivarium and the Identity Crises Subverting the Modern Home Invasion Movie
The contemporary home invasion genre might seem pessimistic about personal action, but it reflects growing frustration with a system geared toward the privileged 1%.
The Best Films of the Decade
The landscape of cinema has changed immeasurably in just 10 years. These 25 picks show how.