Us Reviews

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April 19, 2019
Us revolves around an allegory that's more elastic and resistant to parsing than megahit Get Out.
March 28, 2019
... it achieves an insidious, lingering effect that's rarer in the horror genre.
March 25, 2019
Ambition in the horror genre can be a good thing, but the overreach in this movie detracts from both the horror and the ambition. Having said that, Peele shows a marked advance in filmmaking skills here and, in her dual role, Nyong'o is ferociously good.
March 22, 2019
It wouldn't be as truly terrifying as it is without the jaw-dropping performance from his leading lady, Nyong'o, and with this collaboration they have created another whip-smart modern horror classic.
March 22, 2019
The result is bloody but weirdly bloodless, a sort of thinky exercise in horror filmmaking. There's more juice in the laughs here than the scares.
March 22, 2019
Us is an uncanny movie, and an implicit riposte to the questions Peele himself asked in Get Out. What if there's no easy ending? What if the real struggle takes place within?
May 23, 2019
"Us" makes good use of colors, which demonstrates some originality, but I don't believe it is enough to compensate all the flaws the movie presents. [Full Review in Spanish]
May 21, 2019
The many possibilities of meaning in Us mean that it could be about everything. But by its noncommittal response to all it invokes, it feels like it's not about anything.
May 18, 2019
Forces us to grapple with our own culpability in systems of oppression. What if, after all this time, the monster is really us?
May 16, 2019
The scope of Us is vast, and whether you see it as a battle between our worst selves, our fears, classes, or a biblical reckoning, it's a literal rabbit hole of self-reflection everyone should fall down and get lost in over and over again.
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