Jordan Peele’s Get Out made over $30 million in its first weekend, and the numbers are steady climbing. The hype over the movie garnered an extremely rare 100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes with over 100 reviews. Everyone seem to love the movie until, The National Review’s, Armond White didn’t see what all the hype was about.
Mashable.com wrote on the issues that Armond had with the movie. According to mashable.com,
White, a controversial reviewer who was kicked out of the New York Film Critics Circle, is known for provocative reviews and contrary opinions. He pointed to Get Out’s “‘post-racial’ ironies,” comparing it to Key and Peele’s “concocted unfunny routines deriding black paranoia and white superstition. Get Out shares that opportunistic misconception.”
“In Get Out, just as Obama did, Peele exploits racial discomfort, irresponsibly playing racial grief and racist relief off against each other, subjecting imagination and identification to political sway,” White wrote.
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