Sep 14, 2021
Episode 32: Captive State / Pandorum / Mirror Image / Us
Jul 13, 2021
It doesn't pack the psychological punch of Get Out, but Us confirms that Jordan Peele's phenomenal debut film was no fluke -- and the praise he's given is indeed well deserved.
Jun 25, 2021
Similar to his first film, Peele practically demands multiple viewings.
May 11, 2021
It's a film that confirms Peele as that rarest of things - a true auteur.
May 11, 2021
Jordan Peele returns with another inventive and ambitious psychological horror film.
Mar 13, 2021
There's a messiness here, a beautiful anamorphic widescreen messiness that Peele seems to relish.
Mar 8, 2021
Us introduces so many ideas that it can be difficult to focus. But it's fascinating to watch those ideas emerge, contort and dance around on screen, even if they don't always come together to form a cohesive story.
Mar 4, 2021
An outlandish story but the powerful message resonates in Trump era America.
Feb 18, 2021
While imperfect, Peele and his team get enough right with Us to make it a worthy follow-up to Get Out. Combining popcorn thrills with thoughtful commentary is Peele's calling card, something that should make him a director to watch for years to come.
Feb 13, 2021
Smart and quick witted, Peele knows when he needs to be obvious - title Us also doubles as US, as above so below/mirror image concept, in a pivotal moment, and when to be subtle - ok, not really.
Feb 8, 2021
The best advice I got before heading to the theater was just not to think too hard about it.
Jan 29, 2021
Us is a perfect storm of horror, acting, and social commentary: a beautiful dark mirror that conveys a confidence seldom seen in sophomore efforts.
Jan 28, 2021
What sets Us apart from others in the genre, and likewise Peele apart from his contemporaries, is the voice that whispers a warning in every scene, a foreboding that follows you out of the theater and into your sleeping subconscious.
Jan 2, 2021
Jordan Peele delivers more of his now signature style, but also flips a switch on something you'd never expect. His ability to create another flawless and compelling story truly cements himself as a true Master of Horror.
Dec 7, 2020
The cast is first-rate, while the cinematography, framing, and editing all sensationally contribute to the supremely disconcerting ordeals.
Nov 14, 2020
The plot twists don't always add up and there are too many red herrings that create a sense of disappointment as Peele doesn't follow through.
Oct 28, 2020
Peele's eagerly awaited second feature is here, and Us does not disappoint.