When the six-member crew (seven if you include the lab rat) aboard the International Space Station – of which includes captain and quarantine enforcer Dr Miranda North (Ferguson), space-addict Dr David Jordan (Gyllenhaal), and wise-cracking Yankee Rory Adams (Reynolds) – capture a probe returning from Mars with soil samples, they are soon in the company of an eighth member when an extra-terrestrial organism is discovered. Initially harmless and exciting, it quickly becomes apparent that E.T this really isn’t when it begins a murderous rampage.
It's safe to say that Jordan Peele's directorial debut, Get Out, is the first horror film in a very long time to get people talking - I mean really talking. Here are some of the film's hidden messages that you may have missed...
As photographer Chris (Kaluuya) and girlfriend Rose (Williams) prepare for a weekend trip to her folks so he can finally be introduced, Chris is concerned by the fact she hasn’t told them he’s black. After an overly friendly welcome upon arrival, and a few awkward dinner chats, it appears that something very sinister is at play. Meet the parents this is, but Meet the Parents this really ain’t…
After moving from San Francisco to a small Northern California town, Elaine (Robinson), a practicing witch, uses potions and rituals in her search for an idealised love, but as the bodies pile up, her attention turns to chiselled cop Griff (Keys), who is investigating the deaths.
As the Vietnam war comes to an end, a secretive organisation known as Monarch - led by Bill Randa (Goodman) – is granted government funding to embark on an expedition to an uncharted island in the South Pacific in the hope of finding new species. With the aid of ex-SAS captain James Conrad (Hiddleston), photojournalist Mason Weaver (Larson), and a squad of American troops led by Lt. Packard (Jackson), the team discover that the island is home to creatures they couldn’t have imagined in their wildest dreams…or nightmares.
The year is 2029, and with mutants on the edge of extinction, Logan follows a visibly ageing Wolverine (Jackman) now residing at an abandoned smelting plant on the Mexican border; spending his days chauffeuring the wealthy while caring for the now neurodegenerative Professor Charles Xavier (Stewart). But trouble soon finds its way back to the former X-man when he is tasked with transporting a mysterious young refugee named Laura (Keen) across the Canadian border; someone who a group of government supervillains have an unhealthy interest in.
Based on the true story of 1970’s Sarasota news reporter, Christine Chubbuck (Hall), Campos’ film follows the life of the 29-year old titular character as she struggles with disagreements at work, career progression, health issues, and unrequited love, before killing herself live on television.