Get Out may be on the verge of mega-success as we march into awards season; the film is being considered for a Golden Globes nomination and recently brought home 3 coveted Gotham Awards for Breakout Director, Best Screenplay, and Audience’s Choice. Could Oscar Gold be far behind?
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Riding this wave of success, Peele recently participated in a Reddit Q&A where he addressed (and debunked) a variety of wild Get Out fan theories. Vanity Fair produced the video below, featuring the filmmaker recapping the best and most bizarre postulations he was presented with. He also reveals some of Get Out’s most puzzling pieces and previously unnoticed Easter eggs. Give it a spin and just try not to laugh—we dare you!
Official Synopsis: Jordan Peele, writer and director of “Get Out,” reads, confirms, and debunks fan theories from Reddit. Is “Get Out” just an imagined scenario of Rod the TSA Agent? What does the deer really symbolize? It the movie actually a sequel to Being John Malkovich? Jordan Peele answers these questions and points out Easter eggs and secret messages you may not have noticed in the film.
If you have yet to experience Get Out for yourself, peep the trailer and synopsis below.
Official Synopsis: Now that Chris (Daniel Kaluuya) and his girlfriend, Rose (Allison Williams), have reached the meet-the-parents milestone of dating, she invites him for a weekend getaway upstate with Missy and Dean. At first, Chris reads the family’s overly accommodating behavior as nervous attempts to deal with their daughter’s interracial relationship, but as the weekend progresses, a series of increasingly disturbing discoveries lead him to a truth that he never could have imagined.
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