Review – Us

I enjoyed Get Out, the introduction of Jordan Peele as a director. While it was a confident debut, it was also somewhat derivative. Us is another matter entirely. It possesses the same confidence of Peele’s debut, but moves with an elan bordering on bravado because let’s be clear, Us is more complex and that it […]

The Twilight Zone – Super Bowl Promo

The Twilight Zone is a tricky franchise to revisit. There’ve been numerous versions since the original, which ran in 1959-1964, but none have captured the spirit of the zeitgeist quite like it. The most recent version is being spearheaded by Jordan Peele (Get Out, Us) though I suspect that it won’t be able to escape […]

Trailer Into Reaction – Us

A few moments ago the first trailer for Us dropped, which is the followup to Jordan Peele’s uber-successful debut, Get Out and…I’m intrigued. And I get the feeling what’s happening is that the family in the trailer are being menaced by alternate future versions of themselves–which doesn’t quite explain how they’re able to scale trees like […]

What About ‘Us?’

You might not be aware that but Jordan Peele, the director of the breakout hit Get Out, is preparing it’s follow up, Us, also for Blumhouse. It’s also a horror movie–or perhaps should I say ‘social thriller’–starring Lupita Nyong’o and Winston Duke (both most recently seen in Black Panther and Avengers: Infinity War) What the […]