Jordan Peele’s Descent into Psychological Horror
Feb 19th '19

Jordan Peele’s Descent into Psychological Horror

In early 2017, comedian Jordan Peele burst onto the horror scene with Get Out; an unsettling body snatching flick with overt undertones about social issues pertaining to race in modern America. The film addressed controversial topics, such as racial profiling, interracial relationships, and slavery. However, it was not merely an analysis of the plight of […]

David Weil and Jordan Peele’s ‘The Hunt’ Recruits Al Pacino to Fight Nazis

David Weil and Jordan Peele’s ‘The Hunt’ Recruits Al Pacino to Fight Nazis

Al Pacino is one of the few actors who is able to represent an entire era of filmmaking. Known predominantly for his roles in the Godfather films, Pacino’s career has been full of success and iconic appearances in the thriller and gangster movie genres. From his voice to general presence on-screen, he comes off as strong, […]

Talking Back: Killing the Noise

Talking Back: Killing the Noise

There’s been a lot of discussion of horror here at the Control Forever office over the past month or so. A Quiet Place in particular got a lot of us a little riled up with conflicting opinions, even though we all seem to have basically liked it. Even my dear friend Dyllan admitted the film was alright, […]

Hollywould: Westworld, Watchmen, and Who Killed Biggie

Hollywould: Westworld, Watchmen, and Who Killed Biggie

The film and television business moves at a mile a minute, so keeping up with the latest news can be a little daunting. Not to worry—we have your back. In Hollywould, we’ll round up the industry developments you need to know. Here’s what you may have missed: Get Out Brings Home Nebula Award Jordan Peele’s […]

Jordan Peele is set to return to form with ‘Us’

Jordan Peele is set to return to form with ‘Us’

After waiting what seems like a lifetime, Academy Award-winning director Jordan Peele has finally announced his latest film, Us, via Twitter. Peele horrified audiences everywhere with his debut film Get Out, so undoubtedly this “new nightmare” will once again become a pop culture phenomenon. Although Peele is currently withholding almost all information regarding the film, […]

The Spike Lee Moves: Renowned director goes at the Kkk for his next project

The Spike Lee Moves: Renowned director goes at the Kkk for his next project

Cannes Film Festival is packed with talent this year. Amongst the showcasing creatives of Godard, David Robert Mitchell, and Nadine Labaki, is Spike Lee. During the twelve day event, Lee’s film, BlackKklansman, is expected to sweep award after award. The film stars Denzel Washington’s son, John David Washington, and is produced by Get Out‘s Jordan Peele. Just […]

Killing the noise:  ‘A Quiet Place’ and the Death of Horror

Killing the noise: ‘A Quiet Place’ and the Death of Horror

On April 6th, the world would be silenced as we put forth the final nail in the coffin to horror with the release of John Krasinski’s A Quiet Place. The film places us in a land where anything louder than a whisper could cost you your life as the hunters have become the hunted. It’s […]

The Blumhouse Machine

The Blumhouse Machine

Film has always been a risk to those that produce and create, presenting the issue of money loss, lack of an audience, and possibility of a dud hindering your future career. Jason Blum of Blumhouse fame has created a model that eliminates these risks, but can reap the reward of even the biggest Hollywood blockbuster. […]

Get Out & the Horror Stepping Stones

Get Out & the Horror Stepping Stones

The recent success of Jordan Peele’s 2017 film, Get Out, has the Academy looking at horror films a bit differently. Taking home the gold for Best Original Screenplay and receiving nominations for Best Director and Best Picture, Get Out joins horror cornerstones, along the likes of William Friedkin’s The Exorcist (1973) and Jonathan Demme’s Silence of […]