Us: Dissecting Jordan Peele’s Sophomore Effort

Us 2019

Last night, I had the good fortune to see over 95% of Jordan Peele’s newest film, Us. I know what you’re wondering – the missing 0-5% came when I had to go let my brother into the theater. Luckily, it was in the beginning of the film, and I didn’t miss much from a narrative standpoint. I definitely saw enough to form an opinion. So – Us, is it good? Is it as good as Get Out?

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Writing the Right Way: Get Out

I saw Get Out last week and, like the plethora of critics on Rotten Tomatoes, found the film quite enjoyable. While it wasn’t particularly scary (at least not to me), the film more than made up for this with a sharp script that serves as a perfect example of how to convey a message without being sidetracked into “preaching” territory.

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