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j0510
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"Us (Jordan Peele, 2019)"


  

          

A mother (Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong’o from Black Panther, Star Wars: The Last Jedi and 12 Years a Slave) and a father (Winston Duke from Black Panther) take their kids to their beach house expecting to unplug and unwind with friends (including Emmy winner Elizabeth Moss from TV series The Handmaid’s Tale). But as night descends, their serenity turns to tension and chaos when some shocking visitors arrive uninvited.

https://www.slashfilm.com/jordan-peeles-us-plot-synopsis/

  

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Subject Author Message Date ID
Watch yourself.
Dec 13th 2018
1
Us - Official Trailer
Dec 25th 2018
2
HOLY SHIT
Dec 25th 2018
3
      Not a huge horror fan but this trailer has me hooked
Dec 26th 2018
4
      My only hesistation is the theme?
Dec 28th 2018
5
           Everyone's enemy is themself
Dec 29th 2018
6
                Speak for yourself
Dec 30th 2018
7

j0510
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Thu Dec-13-18 03:13 PM

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1. "Watch yourself."
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Watch yourself.

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DuUAVDWU8AA0FJv.jpg

https://twitter.com/JordanPeele/status/1073264456140898306

(Trailer drops Christmas Day)

  

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j0510
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Tue Dec-25-18 09:20 AM

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2. "Us - Official Trailer"
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Us - Official Trailer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hNCmb-4oXJA

  

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navajo joe
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Tue Dec-25-18 09:25 AM

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3. "HOLY SHIT"
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Yo, I'm ALL the way the fuck in for this

Loved how they flipped the 'take a classic song and make it creepy' trope by using 'I Got 5 On It'

I was hoping that Get Out was going to be more horror-centric than it was and this looks like I'm getting what I wanted.

This looks fucking amazing

"Things aren't looking too good for black people right now PR-wise"
Tracy Morgan

"The way that you control a motherfucker that ain't don't nothing is you give them something. Then you hold it over their heads."
Patrice O'Neal

  

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jigga
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4. "Not a huge horror fan but this trailer has me hooked "
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>Yo, I'm ALL the way the fuck in for this
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>Loved how they flipped the 'take a classic song and make it
>creepy' trope by using 'I Got 5 On It'

I thought this was just car commercial or something when it first came on during the game yesterday. Right up until I heard that part then stopped wrapping gifts & paid full attention.

>I was hoping that Get Out was going to be more horror-centric
>than it was and this looks like I'm getting what I wanted.

The horror elements seemed kinda tacked on in that one but looks like he's goin full throttle this time.

>This looks fucking amazing

  

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spirit
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5. "My only hesistation is the theme?"
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>Yo, I'm ALL the way the fuck in for this
>
>Loved how they flipped the 'take a classic song and make it
>creepy' trope by using 'I Got 5 On It'
>
>I was hoping that Get Out was going to be more horror-centric
>than it was and this looks like I'm getting what I wanted.
>
>This looks fucking amazing

Our enemy is...us?

Not necessarily feeling that premise, Blood.

Peace,

Spirit (Alan)
http://wutangbook.com

  

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navajo joe
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Sat Dec-29-18 05:01 PM

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6. "Everyone's enemy is themself"
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"Things aren't looking too good for black people right now PR-wise"
Tracy Morgan

"The way that you control a motherfucker that ain't don't nothing is you give them something. Then you hold it over their heads."
Patrice O'Neal

  

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spirit
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7. "Speak for yourself "
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My worst enemy is certainly not me.

And I don’t think all characters are interchangeable regardless of race. This is a film with Black protagonists. Their blackness is part of the story whether the writer is conscious of it or not. This is America, film has been racialized here for over a hundred years at least (Birth of a Nation etc). A film with Black protagonists where they are their own worst enemy sounds like a flawed premise to me. If I find out later that there is an entirely different premise, I might be interested, but (for now) I’m not remotely interested in seeing this film.

Peace,

Spirit (Alan)
http://wutangbook.com

  

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