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Ep. 2 - Jordan Peele & Millennial Horror

By CultureKlatsch

We talk about Jordan Peele’s films “Get Out” and “Us,” how he’s challenging the representations of black characters in horror film, and how the themes and tropes of horror have changed in the films of the past decade. This episode features Dr. Andrew Scahill and the students of Dr. Sarah Hagelin’s film theory class from UC Denver and Kyle Harris from Westword. Cited in this episode: Creed, Barbara. “Horror and the Monstrous-Feminine: An Imaginary Abjection.” (Screen, 1986) Du Bois, W.E.B. “The Souls of Black Folk.” (A. C. McClurg & Co.‎, ‎1903) Goddu, Teresa. “Gothic America: Narrative, History, and Nation.” (Columbia University Press, 1997) “Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror” (Shudder, 2019) Mayne, Judith. "Cinema and Spectatorship." (Routledge, 1993) The song you hear on the show is "Belle et Triste" by Kariatida:

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