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  • Get Out

    Get Out

    ★★★½

    Less white supremacy, more white inadequacy.

    As a horror, Get Out's not particularly effective (LOUD NOISES ahoy!).

    As a satire and comedy, however, it's delicious. Peele's script is ripe with commentary and keenly observed awkwardness. An early chat between Kaluuya and Whitford is so riddled with racial innuendos that it can't but leave you gasping with surprise/awkward laughter.

    The two young leads are terrific, Keener underplays her role beautifully, and Whitford looks like the impossible offspring of Fincher and Soderbergh.…

  • A Woman, a Part

    A Woman, a Part

    ★★★

    It's the lead's show. 
    Also: more Khandi Alexander!

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  • Jurassic World

    Jurassic World

    Say what one might about the characters in the original Jurassic Park, but one thing they weren't was stupid. Jurassic World, on the other hand...

    It doesn't so much milk the nostalgic teat as kill the nostalgic cow, peel off the nostalgic cow hide and parade around in it, bellowing "Look how much I look like the original film, but with a difference!" and then winks.

    Its CGI is retrograde, as are its gender politics. One reason you shouldn't mistake…

  • Interstellar

    Interstellar

    ★★★½

    Man's reach exceeds his grasp. So does Nolan's.

    Full review: www.scannain.com/movie/interstellar