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I'm making a movie in Northern California, that's a Bay Area hip-hop classic and I wanted to explore this very relatable journey of being a parent [ and ] maybe some of the songs you listened to back in the day aren't appropriate for your kids, so that was one level, and another part was, I love songs that have a great feeling but also have a haunting element to them and I feel like the beat in that song has this inherent cryptic energy, almost reminiscent of the' Nightmare on Elm Street' soundtrack.
I used to go to the movie theater and watch horror movies and you know black people, we yell s --- at the screen, i ’d go watch like a Freddy movie and you ’d hear people saying s --- like, ‘ Oh, b ----, get out of the house ’ or ‘ No. no, no -- don’t walk backwards ! ’ or ‘ You’re white -- call the cops ! ’ I got it in my head that there was a missing piece of the conversation. There was a film that we were asking for, begging for that was n’t there for us.
HARRISON FORD SERVED AS UNDERCOVER ADVISER FOR ‘ SOLO : ‘ A STAR WARS STORY ’ Jordan Peele spoke about the underlying themes of the movie which included slavery. I realized what this movie was about. I realized that slavery was not something of the past. The' sunken place' to me, shouted to me, that in today’s time, in modern time, we have black men and women abducted and put in dark holes. We have our freedoms taken away … I realized at that point that there were people being locked up and taken out of the world and taken from their families for holding less weed than I was smoking while I was writing this movie.
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