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Why Get Out Is the Best Movie Ever Made About American Slavery

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*Via Esquire.Com* Jordan Peele’s horror film is about the theft of black bodies—but it isn’t set in the Antebellum South. Get Out is a kind of taut Universal romp, as if Alfred Hitchcock had finally contemplated the existential terror of race. Get Out is really a masterwork of Afrofuturism, the artistic and scientific framework for understanding race as a technology across time and space. ... Read More »

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