io9 Roundtable: Us Is So Much More Than a Horror Movie

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Jordan Peele’s Us is the kind of horror movie that lingers with you long after you’ve seen it. The commentary baked into the film is readily apparent while you’re watching, but the more time you spend thinking about it after you’ve left the theater, the more Us’ more subtle messages begin to come into focus.

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Jordan Peele Reflects on the Cultural Relevancy of Us, The Twilight Zone, and Candyman

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The Lupita Nyong’o, Winston Duke-starring Us had its worldwide premiere at SXSW in Austin, Texas and early reactions have been extremely positive. It’s safe to say that Jordan Peele’s next film is one that will have people talking. If they’re brave enough to see it, that is.

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/jordan-peele-reflects-on-the-cultural-relevancy-of-us-1833421331

The Physicality of Black Panther’s M’Baku Almost Cost Winston Duke His Us Role

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Black Panther shot Winston Duke to the stars, thanks to his immense presence— not just his scene-stealing swagger, but the fact that he is literally six-foot-five and 230 pounds. But the physicality that made M’Baku such a commanding presence in Black Panther was almost too much for Jordan Peele to imagine Duke in Us.

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/the-physicality-of-black-panthers-mbaku-almost-cost-win-1833332243

Little Monsters Is a Skeevy-Cute Parade of Zombie Comedy Clichés That Works Despite Itself

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Almost nothing that happens in Little Monsters will surprise you. People die comically horrible deaths, kids say and do cute things, characters become better versions of themselves by the end. It’s a greasy cheeseburger of a movie, utterly predictable in every way. But, hey, sometimes you want a greasy cheeseburger.

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/little-monsters-is-a-skeevy-cute-parade-of-zombie-comed-1833297187