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Jordan Peele's Get Out is, quite frankly, a triumph of storytelling. Not only is it a visually stunning film, with well-placed moments of humor that help advance the film's cause, it also has some interesting usage of foreshadowing throughout the entire film. But in particular, there are five gigantic clues to the fates of our five central characters that are laid out in Act I, only to completely unfurl in Act III.
After two acts of mounting panic, Chris discovers the truth about the Armitage family: they've been transplanting their wealthy white friends into young, healthy black bodies. This is all thanks to the entire family playing their part in Grandpa Armitage's special process known as "The Coagula," in which the subject is conditioned, and ultimately subverted, by the personality of the transplanted brain tissue. But Chris, in a fit of crafty behavior, starts to pick members of the family off one by one, and in thematically appropriate ways foretold by the film's dialogue and soundtrack.
Clue 1: Music And Pastries
Right from the opening of the film, Get Out lays down its mental tracks to lead you, the audience, down the path to its twisted finale. And this first giveaway comes from a particularly inspired music choice, complete with accompanying visuals. While we see Chris (Daniel Kaluuya) shaving in the mirror, Rose is seen at the bakery, sizing up the pastries that she'll eventually choose to take home. All the while, Childish Gambino's "Redbone" is playing through this sequence, with the following passage in particular warranting notice:
The song has a very paranoid vibe, which plays as if the song is warning Chris he's in danger while his girlfriend is choosing pastries. Because he too has been chosen towards a more nefarious end.