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Here are 5 Reasons Why You Should Watch Us

Spectr News Theme Isny Dewi R.
29, March 2019

Horror thriller film once again enlivening cinemas in Indonesian. This time, it is Us turn which has succeed make many people around the world scared. For thriller horror film fans, of course, you can't miss this film that has been aired since March 22. Here are the reasons!

1. Directed by Jordan Peele
Those who have watched Get Out must be familiar with his names. Yes, Jordan Peele became a director in a movie that made several Oscar nominations. Peele also became a producer in the BlacKkKlansman film which won the Best Adapted Screenplay category at the Oscars some time ago. Netflix fans are also familiar hearing the 40-year-old man's voice in the comedy animated series Big Mouth.

2. Starring the Top Movie Stars
Jordan Peele hooked Lupita Nyong'o as the main character in Us. In 2014, Lupita won an Oscar for the Best Performance by Actress in a Supporting Role category for her role in 12 Years a Slave. Last year, the Mexican-born actress starred in one of the best Marvel Studios superhero films, Black Panther who won many awards. Us also stars Lupita's partner in Black Panther, Winston Duke, and Elizabeth Moss who is famous for her brilliant acting in The Handmaid's Tale.

3. Get a Lot of Positive Responses
On Rotten Tomatoes, Us movies get 95% based on 365 reviews. While on Metacritic, the movie has an average score of 81 out of 100, based on 54 criticisms. Meanwhile, based on a survey from CinemaScore, Us gets an average of B on a scale A + to F. And on PostTrak, Us achieved an overall positive score of 80%.

4. Biggest Debut
Us managed to become an original horror film with the biggest debut week of all time. The film managed to collect more than US $ 70 million (Rp. 995 billion) in its opening week. The achievement shifted the position previously occupied by John Krasinski’s movie, A Quiet Place with a debut of US $ 50 million (Rp. 710 billion).

5. Tells about Doppelganger
Us film tells the story of a husband and wife named Adelaide Wilson (Lupita Nyong'o) and Gabe Wilson (Winston Duke) who bring their children to a house on the coast. They go on a vacation with friends, Tyler (Tim Heidecker) and his wife (Elisabeth Moss).

The cheerful atmosphere than turned tense, after some unknown people surprisingly came to the house. Strangely, this group of people has the exact same face (doppelganger) as each of the Wilson family members. Even these foreigners have skills that ordinary humans do not have.

A group of uninvited guests then killed every people on the beach until it causing chaos throughout the city. Nor did they stop chasing the Wilson family.

Isny Dewi R.
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