Daniel Kaluuya Editor's Picks

  • The case for Get Out, Best Picture

    All good films are empathy machines. Most of the films nominated for Best Picture at this year’s Academy Awards are great films primarily because we feel this empathy with the heroes. But no film does this in a more radical, exciting or significant way as Get Out. It’s the best film of the year.

    All good films are empathy machines. Most of the films nominated for Best Picture at this year’s Academy Awards are great films primarily because we feel this empathy with the heroes. But no film does this in a more radical, exciting or significant way as Get Out. It’s the best film of the year.
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  • Top 5 Horror Films of 2017 so far - and the 5 we can't wait to see...

    It’s been quite the year so far for the horror genre with an array of films that have scared us to our core, delighted us with their dark humour and mesmerised us with images that will be lodged in our brains forever more. Now it’s early in the…

    It’s been quite the year so far for the horror genre with an array of films that have scared us to our core, delighted us with their dark humour and mesmerised us with images that will be lodged in our brains forever more. Now it’s early in the year to talk the best horror film given Halloween hasn’t arrived, but those on the horizon have their work cut out. Here’s our favourite five (in alphabetical order) as well as some we cannot wait to come to cinemas later on this year…


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Daniel Kaluuya Movie News

  • Jordan Peele is first black director to make $100M debut

    Get Out director Jordan Peele has made history, becoming the first black director to make $100 million with his debut film.

    Despite the recent releases of Logan and Kong: Skull Island, Get Out stayed strong at the box office in its third…

    Get Out director Jordan Peele has made history, becoming the first black director to make $100 million with his debut film.

    Despite the recent releases of Logan and Kong: Skull Island, Get Out stayed strong at the box office in its third weekend of release. According to The Wrap, the popular horror made an estimated $21 million, which brought its domestic total up to $111 million.

    [caption id="attachment_41711" align="aligncenter" width="1600"] The future looks bright for…
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  • Get Out has rave reviews with 100% on Rotten Tomatoes

    Rarely does a horror film receive high praise but Jason Peele’s first stab at the genre is proving a success, as remarkably the film is yet to get a bad review, scoring 100% on Rotten Tomatoes.

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    Rarely does a horror film receive high praise but Jason Peele’s first stab at the genre is proving a success, as remarkably the film is yet to get a bad review, scoring 100% on Rotten Tomatoes.

    [caption id="attachment_41160" align="aligncenter" width="346"] Yep it really has scored a flawless 100 (at least at the time this article was published)[/caption]

    Its positive reviews include our own, as well as other established critics, here’s a rundown of some of its grades:

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Daniel Kaluuya Movie Reviews

  • Get Out Review

    Get Out is a black satire for the ages.

    Get Out is a black satire for the ages.
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  • Sicario - Review

    Sicario is engrossing cinema that will have you on the edge of your seat throughout, with some unbearably, and exhilaratingly suspenseful sequences”…

    Sicario is engrossing cinema that will have you on the edge of your seat throughout, with some unbearably, and exhilaratingly suspenseful sequences”…
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Daniel Kaluuya Movie Features

  • The case for Get Out, Best Picture

    All good films are empathy machines. Most of the films nominated for Best Picture at this year’s Academy Awards are great films primarily because we feel this empathy with the heroes. But no film does this in a more radical, exciting or significant way as Get Out. It’s the best film of the year.

    All good films are empathy machines. Most of the films nominated for Best Picture at this year’s Academy Awards are great films primarily because we feel this empathy with the heroes. But no film does this in a more radical, exciting or significant way as Get Out. It’s the best film of the year.
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  • Top 5 Horror Films of 2017 so far - and the 5 we can't wait to see...

    It’s been quite the year so far for the horror genre with an array of films that have scared us to our core, delighted us with their dark humour and mesmerised us with images that will be lodged in our brains forever more. Now it’s early in the…

    It’s been quite the year so far for the horror genre with an array of films that have scared us to our core, delighted us with their dark humour and mesmerised us with images that will be lodged in our brains forever more. Now it’s early in the year to talk the best horror film given Halloween hasn’t arrived, but those on the horizon have their work cut out. Here’s our favourite five (in alphabetical order) as well as some we cannot wait to come to cinemas later on this year…


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  • Sicario: A Closer Look at the Award-Winning Thriller

    Warning: This article contains spoilers.

    The land of wolves indeed, Dennis Villeneuve’s Sicario emerged last year as an understated, pitch black look at the state of America’s war on drugs. Bookmarked with beautiful aerial shots of barren…

    Warning: This article contains spoilers.

    The land of wolves indeed, Dennis Villeneuve’s Sicario emerged last year as an understated, pitch black look at the state of America’s war on drugs. Bookmarked with beautiful aerial shots of barren landscapes accompanied by the continuous grueling boom of Jóhann Jóhannsson’s score (comparable to the nauseating musical number that introduces Gasper Noe’s Irreversible), Sicario is the most effective thriller in recent memory. It’s a new type of…
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