Us

critic Reviews

93% Certified Fresh Tomatometer Score93%
  • With Jordan Peele's second inventive, ambitious horror film, we have seen how to beat the sophomore jinx, and it is Us.
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    Stephanie ZacharekTIME Magazine
    It's one thing for a movie to humble you by leaving you unsure about yourself and your place in the world; it's another for it to leave you wondering what, exactly, a filmmaker is trying to use his formidable verbal and visual vocabulary to say.
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    John SemleyGlobe and Mail
    Peele develops a genuinely thrilling, heart-in-the-throat-scary horror picture.
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    Randy MyersSan Jose Mercury News
    Every element in this film serves a purpose and is set up like a chess move, from the soundtrack to the detailed production values. (Be sure to check out the old VHS tapes in a flashback sequence).
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    Amy NicholsonFilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
    I love the performances, but I'm just not super sold on the script, to be honest... I'm really ready for [Jordan Peele] to be his own voice now.
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    Hannah GiorgisThe Atlantic
    A sharp, often funny meditation on the terrifying power of human connection.
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    Alison WillmoreBuzzFeed News
    Us revolves around an allegory that's more elastic and resistant to parsing than megahit Get Out.
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    Alex HudsonExclaim!
    [Jordan] Peele clearly knows his strengths, and he's playing to them brilliantly.
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    Brent McKnightThe Last Thing I See
    Creepy, atmospheric, weird-as-balls doppelgänger horror.
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    Damond FudgeKCCI (Des Moines, IA)
    The story has a very Romero-esque quality to it, with its combination of isolating horror and situational humor, while his use of the camera has a style that simultaneously recalls both Hitchcock and Kubrick.
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    Yasser MedinaCinemaficionados
    With this film, Peele experiments again with the psychological terror and subterfuge of the home invasion subgenre, but with the intention of using the theme of the evil double to conceive a powerful sociopolitical parable. [Full review in Spanish]
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