Wednesday September 30, 2020

Peeling away layers of the secret life of Us

As the plot of 'Us' becomes more deranged and dangerous, the superb cast rise to the challenge of making the sets of roles feel real

24th March, 2019
Lupita Nyong’o in Us

If you caught Jordan Peele’s Oscar-winning smash-hit debut Get Out, chances are you’ve already joined the queue for a ticket to his follow-up. Us is the most feverishly anticipated picture of the year that isn’t a sequel or yet another franchise instalment.

Like its predecessor, this is a sharp-edged examination of racial politics and black identity in the Trump era that just happens to take the form of a...

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