Jordan Peele’s directorial debut drives much-needed conversation about white privilege.
Let’s agree once and for all that movies should lose the “killer mental patient” stereotype, and start listening to the true experiences of those suffering from mental illness.
Originally created by Jordan Tannahill, Erin Brubacher, and Cara Spooner, and written for a Toronto setting, the play was adapted for Ottawa with a new local cast featuring two University of Ottawa students, and opened at the National Arts Centre (NAC) on March 31 to a full house.
This film also features perhaps his greatest undead creation—Bud, the gun-wielding zombie with a heart of gold.
Ranging in tone from straight horror to the intentionally campy, the movies didn’t shy away from cringe-inducing violence, graphic nudity, experimental plots, and outright bizarre content.