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Required Cinema For Melaninites #9

 

( They’re not laughing with us. They’re laughing at us.)

 

 

I seldom watch movies with a lot of hype but Get Out is well worth it.

I had to watch this three times to catch ALL of it and found myself rewinding certain parts to figure out the deeper symbolism. I won’t spoil it for you but if this isn’t the ultimate whistle-blowing, in your face, tell it like it really is movie about the ways of white folks, ESPECIALLY how white females are the catalyst for the demise of black males, then I don’t know what is.

Ignoring his better judgement, Chris, our protagonist, finds himself in a very strange situation.

One person knew from the beginning though.

His best buddy who provided comical relief.. so naturally he wasn’t taken seriously.

Black people beware…I believe that Peele was telling us what goes on behind closed doors. Just like this fella tried to tell us:

 

 

 

And this one:

 

 

 

And this one:

 

 

You get the idea.

 

I could easily write a mini novella on this film and dissect each frame but instead, I’ll leave you with some wisdom from Mr. Neely Fuller:

 

WHITE PEOPLE DO NOT HATE BLACK PEOPLE BECAUSE WE ARE BLACK. THEY HATE US BECAUSE THEY ARE NOT BLACK.

 

 

 

 

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