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Lovecraft Country review: HBO's latest blends supernatural horror and real-world racism in a dramatic adaptation
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Lovecraft Country review: HBO's latest blends supernatural horror and real-world racism in a dramatic adaptation

While HBO's Lovecraft Country, which comes from the stable of Jordan Peele, JJ Abrams and Misha Green, gets many things right — the gorgeous frames, costumes and 'look'; Jonathan Majors as Atticus; the music — it seems to not have the same sense of dread and unease that ran through the source material, Matt Ruff's book.

Jordan Peele’s The Twilight Zone reboot, currently on Voot, captures the essence of Rod Serling’s original series
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Jordan Peele’s The Twilight Zone reboot, currently on Voot, captures the essence of Rod Serling’s original series

The new Twilight Zone succeeds far more often than it doesn’t, and Peele is clearly having a lot of fun delivering his staccato monologues.

Richard Herd, known for acting in Seinfeld and Get Out, passes away; Jordon Peele shares condolences
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Richard Herd, known for acting in Seinfeld and Get Out, passes away; Jordon Peele shares condolences

Richard Herd died of cancer-related causes on Tuesday morning at his home in Los Angeles, his wife confirmed in a statement

Taika Waititi confirmed to direct new Star Wars film: Looking at Hollywood's comedy disruptors who chose to reinvent their roots
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Taika Waititi confirmed to direct new Star Wars film: Looking at Hollywood's comedy disruptors who chose to reinvent their roots

Taika Waititi’s comedic presentation in Thor: Ragnarok was layered with elegant commentary on themes of colonisation and race

Lovecraft Country teaser: Jordan Peele's HBO series explores racism, supernatural horror in Jim Crow-era United States
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Lovecraft Country teaser: Jordan Peele's HBO series explores racism, supernatural horror in Jim Crow-era United States

Lovecraft Country stars Jonathan Majors, Jurnee Smollett-Bell and Courtney B Vance in pivotal roles.

Candyman trailer sees producer-writer Jordan Peele introduce gory twists to classic boogeyman story
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Candyman trailer sees producer-writer Jordan Peele introduce gory twists to classic boogeyman story

The Candyman trailer seems to draw inspiration from Clive Barker's short story The Forbidden.

Hunters review: Al Pacino’s Jewish hunters are in the killin’ Nazi business in this sub-Tarantino alt-history lesson
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Hunters review: Al Pacino’s Jewish hunters are in the killin’ Nazi business in this sub-Tarantino alt-history lesson

Hunters hopes to combine the righteous retaliation of Munich with the sweet satisfaction of Inglourious Basterds.

Jordan Peele has no plans to make a sequel to Get Out, reveals producer Jason Blum
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Jordan Peele has no plans to make a sequel to Get Out, reveals producer Jason Blum

Jordon Peele's Get Out starring Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Bradley Whitford, was both a critical and commercial hit for Blum's banner Blumhouse Production.

Hunters Red Band trailer sees Al Pacino, Logan Lerman on a grizzly Nazi killing spree in Amazon Prime Video Original
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Hunters Red Band trailer sees Al Pacino, Logan Lerman on a grizzly Nazi killing spree in Amazon Prime Video Original

Amazon Prime Video has released a new Red Band trailer for its Jordan Peele-produced series Hunters, rife with profanities and gory Nazi slaying

Steve McQueen, director of 12 Years a Slave, signs overall deal with Amazon Studios; will soon start work on sci-fi series Last Days
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Steve McQueen, director of 12 Years a Slave, signs overall deal with Amazon Studios; will soon start work on sci-fi series Last Days

Steve McQueen has become the latest in a list of creators to opt for an overall deal with Amazon Studios.

Hunters trailer sees Al Pacino, Logan Lerman play Nazi hunters in Jordan Peele's Amazon Prime Video Original show
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Hunters trailer sees Al Pacino, Logan Lerman play Nazi hunters in Jordan Peele's Amazon Prime Video Original show

Hunters 'follows a diverse band of Nazi Hunters in 1977 New York City who discover that hundreds of escaped Nazis are living in America.'

Jordan Peele's Monkeypaw Productions signs multi-year film deal with Universal Pictures
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Jordan Peele's Monkeypaw Productions signs multi-year film deal with Universal Pictures

Jordan Peele's 2017 film Get Out won him an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay.

Daily Bulletin: Nirmala Sitharaman likely to announce steps to address economic slowdown today; BJP to observe 'Seva Saptah' from 14 September to mark Narendra Modi's birthday; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: Nirmala Sitharaman likely to announce steps to address economic slowdown today; BJP to observe 'Seva Saptah' from 14 September to mark Narendra Modi's birthday; day's top stories

Here are the top stories for the day: Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman to announce important decisions today; NCP MP Udayanraje Bhosale to join BJP in Narendra Modi, Amit Shah's presence; and more

Jordan Peele to be honoured with BAFTA LA's John Schlesinger Britannia Award for excellence in direction
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Jordan Peele to be honoured with BAFTA LA's John Schlesinger Britannia Award for excellence in direction

Jordan Peele will join the list of previously Britannia award winners including Phoebe Waller-Bridge who is set to be named British artist of the year

Boyz N the Hood director John Singleton's funeral to be held on 6 May in Los Angeles
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Boyz N the Hood director John Singleton's funeral to be held on 6 May in Los Angeles

Boyz N the Hood director John Singleton died Monday at age 51, days after suffering a stroke. Singleton became the youngest best director Oscar nominee for the film.

The Twilight Zone: Jordan Peele's reboot of 1960s anthology series renewed for season 2 at CBS All Access
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The Twilight Zone: Jordan Peele's reboot of 1960s anthology series renewed for season 2 at CBS All Access

The Twilight Zone, which is a reboot of the timeless anthology series created by Rod Serling, features writer-director Jordan Peele as host and narrator

John Singleton, director of Oscar-nominated Boyz N the Hood, dies at 51; Spike Lee, Jordan Peele pay tribute
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John Singleton, director of Oscar-nominated Boyz N the Hood, dies at 51; Spike Lee, Jordan Peele pay tribute

John Singleton became the first black director to receive an Academy Award nomination

Westworld, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Insecure to return in 2020, confirms HBO programming chief
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Westworld, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Insecure to return in 2020, confirms HBO programming chief

The cast of HBO's season 3 of sci-fi series Westworld includes Aaron Paul and Lena Waithe.

Jordan Peele’s Us as a failed political satire: What the film gets right about America, and what it gets wrong
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Jordan Peele’s Us as a failed political satire: What the film gets right about America, and what it gets wrong

We read the doppelgängers in Jordan Peele's Us as a reference to the black majority left behind even as elites have emerged successfully as professionals, entertainers and sportspersons. It is the African-American liberal elite to whom the Obama persona appealed and that Peele partly satirised in Get Out.