Brenda in Adventures in Babysitting as Precursor to Barb in Stranger Things

Considering the thoroughness with which Stranger Things strives to appear as a show directly out of the 80s, it’s not remarkable that the inspiration for Barb in season one might very well stem from another quintessential “gawky, hyper-reactive” archetype from a classic of 80s cinema: Chris Columbus’ directorial debut, Adventures in …

Hollywood (Really Jordan Peele) Miraculously “Gives” Black People Collective Revenge in Get Out

There is a question earnestly posed by the protagonist of Jordan Peele’s Get Out, Chris Washington (Daniel Kaluuya), after he is met with an extremely surreal overture regarding what’s about to happen to him at the end of act two. As Jim Hudson (Stephen Root), a blind art dealer who “wants Chris’ …