Go See ‘Get Out’ for Free on Presidents’ Day | @jordanpeele @GetOutMovie #GetOutOneYearLater Bradford J. Howard February 18, 2018 TV/Movies What better way can you spend Presidents’ Day, than by taking in a showing of Jordan Peele’s Get Out movie completely free? Last year, Jordan Peele shared his directorial debut, Get Out. One of the smartest thriller-comedies in the last decade, Get Out at first glance appeared to explore the racial dynamics between a Black photographer, Chris, and his white girlfriend Rose, when he meets Rose’s parents for the first time. It turned out to be far more than a 2017 take on Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner. The movie’s script (which Peele wrote) had some extremely witty moments; it was satirical enough for non-Blacks to “get it,” yet also struck a tone with Black people with its “it’s funny but it’s real” approach. Get Out not only demolished the box office but it was highly lauded by critics and reviewers alike (the film still holds a “Certified Fresh” rating on Rotten Tomatoes). It’s also caused Peele and star Daniel Kaluuya to get many awards looks: Peele was nominated for Best Director at the 2018 Golden Globes and is up for that award and more at the upcoming Oscars. In what may be half-aggressive late Oscar push and half-celebration, Jordan Peele is giving fans and moviegoers a chance to experience Get Out at select AMC Theaters again on President’s Day… on Universal Pictures’ dime. “Get Out One Year Later” isn’t on the exact one-year anniversary (it released in theaters on February 24th). BUT it seems fitting to re-release the movie on a holiday that recognizes that there’s still only been one Black man amongst many white men to occupy the nation’s highest political office. For those who still haven’t seen Get Out, “Get Out One Year Later” offers a chance for them to enjoy for themselves what the hype is about. It’s also an opportunity to see Daniel Kaluuya’s breakout role in action, a role that led him to be picked up for THIS February’s box office darling, Marvel’s Black Panther (which released this past weekend, by the way, and is on a similar trajectory to Get Out’s in terms of having an impressive opening weekend). There’s just one catch: the free showings operate on a first-come, first-served basis only. You can’t RSVP or reserve your ticket, but rather, you’ll have to claim it at the theater box office. Head on over to the Get Out One Year Anniversary website to find a theater near you, that may be offering a free showing. All showings are scheduled for 7 PM on Monday, February 19th. Share this:TweetShare on Tumblr Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.