Jordan Peele

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Are the Manson killings a suitable context for this celebration of vintage cool?

Even those stubbornly opposed to Quentin Tarantino’s brand of bubblegum post-modernism might feel obliged to push some grudging gratitude his way this(...)

Toy Story 4 sees Woody struggling to find purpose in Bonnie’s room.

There’s a moment in Toy Story 4 in which Bonnie (the little girl who inherited the franchise’s central characters at the end of Toy Story 3) and her p(...)

Bo Peep introduces Woody to her best friend, Giggle McDimples

I guess everything is a trilogy until it becomes a tetralogy. But the first three Toy Story films really did form a tidily knotted whole. The end said(...)

The millions who enjoyed Get Out will expect a debate about socio-political discontents

US ★★★★☆ Directed by Jordan Peele. Starring Lupita Nyong’o, Winston Duke, Elisabeth Moss, Tim Heidecker, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Anna Diop, Evan Alex,(...)

The millions who enjoyed Get Out will expect a debate about socio-political discontents

Jordan Peele, director of the era-defining Get Out, has a reputation for topicality, but he may have accidentally outdone himself in the prologue to h(...)

One to watch: Weird City

We all use YouTube (what’s life without Last Week Tonight with John Oliver?) but is it worth considering an upgrade to YouTube Premium? As with most s(...)

Lorena Bobbitt, who cut off her husband’s penis in 1993. Photograph: Heather Sten/New York Times

Lorena is very matter-of-fact about the whole thing. There, she says as she drives us around Manassas, in the US state of Virginia, in her Kia on a re(...)

Barry Jenkins: “I must not forget that the greatest asset I have in this new world is my personal experience.” Photograph: Kayla Reefer/New York Times

There should be an air of tension in the room, but Barry Jenkins seems unconcerned by any looming news. He is polite in a way that only Americans can (...)

‘The Hole in the Ground’ writer-director Lee Cronin: “You really need the wind at your back.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Lee Cronin, writer-director of Irish horror film The Hole in the Ground, has one eye on the forecast. His debut feature will be released in Irish and (...)

 Spike Lee   at the premiere  of his new film ‘BlacKkKlansman’   in   California. “I hope that this film can give some little extra push or touch or anything to get people to register to vote.” Photograph: Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic

Spike Lee furrows his brow, peers across the table and asks: “How old was Kurosawa when he stopped making films?” On the spot, I don’t have an exact (...)

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