First screened in March 2019
Director: Jordan Peele. Cast: Lupita Nyong'o, Winston Duke, Shahadi Wright Joseph, Evan Alex, Madison Curry, Ashley Mckoy, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Anna Diop, Elisabeth Moss, Tim Heidecker, Cali Sheldon, Noelle Sheldon, Alan Frazier. Screenplay: Jordan Peele.

Twitter Capsule: Allegory that never fully resolves. To protect its dream logic? To honor lived inconsistencies? Because it's just flawed? Dunno.

VOR:   Sometimes strains at "originality," but so much here is nervy and unusual, particularly in its intimate, merciless tie to the central family.

Photo © 2019 Universal Pictures/Monkeypaw Productions

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B

New York Film Critics Circle: Best Actress (Nyong'o)
Chicago Film Critics Association: Best Actress (Nyong'o)

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