Get Out – review

   Get Out tells the story of young black photographer Chris Washington (David Kaluuya) and his white girlfriend, Rose Armitage (Allison Williams) going to the suburbs to meet her parents for the first time as a couple. Chris is, understandably, nervous. Do her parents know that he is black? Rose laughs off his trepidation, pointing…

Minstrel

Back in the seventies, there was a television programme in the UK called The Black and White Minstrel Show. It would, as the title suggest, feature white entertainers in blackface make up, doing various singing and dancing things. A different time; different sensibilities. Such things are not seen on our screens anymore. The likes of…