Twentysomething Idiot &
Relevant Human Being
We’re human, too, you know. Eyes, teeth, hands, blood. Exactly like you.
A strong second outing for Peele that establishes him as one of the most interesting voices in contemporary horror, or all of film for that matter. “Us” is a labyrinthine allegory of complicit subjugation, a taut thriller that builds its suspense slowly and unravels its mystery with expert pacing.
Horror and comedy are both the art tension, and how it can be used to produce visceral reactions. It’s…