Us [Movie Review]

It was about two weeks back when I had to stay in Wangsa Maju with my beloved Kak Lek, as I have to clock in early for work in KL area and we decided to watch US.
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She was so looking forward to watching the movie just because Lupita Nyong'o is in it.
Whereas, I just want to know what or who the heck are those doppelgängers because the trailers really got me interested.

Us Trivia
  • Directed by: Jordan Peele
  • Produced by: Jason Blum, Ian Cooper, Sean McKittrick, Jordan Peele
  • Production company: Blumhouse Productions
  • Distributed by: Monkeypaw Productions
  • Running time: 116 minutes
  • Rating: R
  • With a $71m weekend box office take, it became the highest grossing original horror film opening ever, to its release (22 March 2019).
  • Budget: $20 million
  • Box Office: $174.1 million
  • Metascore:81
  • IMDb: 7.4/ 10
  • Tomatometer: 94%
In 1986, young Adelaide gets lost and enters a funhouse at a funfair when she was vacationing with her parents in Santa Cruz. At the funhouse, she encounters a doppelgänger. Then she went home, apparently traumatized by the experience and has difficulty to talk after that experience.

All grown up, Adelaide brings her family to her family's beach house in Santa Cruz for holiday. Still traumatized by her experience when she was younger, Adelaide was not really looking forward to the holiday. Her husband, Gabe, is however so eager to enjoy the time off and just recently bought a boat, just to impress their friends, the Tylers. 
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Let's do red for halloween
That night, a strange family of four appears and attacks her family. Inside the house, the Wilsons realised that these intruders are doppelgängers of themselves. Red, the only doppelgängers that speak, shares the story of their origin and the reason for them coming out of the shadows.

Determined not to be captured by the doppelgängers, the Wilsons combined their wits, skills and brute to fight and be free. Slowly, the Wilsons realised that their family is not the only ones that are taken over, but in fact, the whole world is.
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Just the two of us...
Who are the doppelgängers and why are they taking over the world?
Will one ever be freed from one's shadow?

Plot: 4.8/5.0 Oh My! Kak Lek curses throughout the movie as it was so intense. The plot is heavy and intense and I dare not to even blink so that I will not miss any point of the movie. Oh. And it is scary as hell too because it is human that does the unthinkable crimes.

Cast: 4.9/5.0 Everyone did their part justice, and more. Up to a point that I think that the actors are really scary, to even have mastered their parts.

Will I watch it again: I will, with the lights on.

The pictures are taken from IMDb and other sources on the Internet. Thank you.

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  1. Alamak, tengok poster dia pun dah seram. Iza ada tengok jugak trailer dia. Hahaha. Scary giler. Tak sanggup nak tengok. Iza takut especially cerite triller macam ni. Cerita hantu boleh hadap lagi. Kalau cerita macam ni boleh masuk mimpi. huhuh

  2. hehe.. good tht you watched this as we not yet. Busy mom life now seldom to go movies, yeah even night has got tuition too! I need some time off for myself, movie and popcorn will be great.

  3. wow the US posters look so interesting. Now you make me wanna go watch it out at cinema too. I gonna date hubby for it soon hehe

  4. Another horror movie review. haishh. But this doppleganger thing reminds me of The Vampire Dairies series lol. but at least, thats vampire hahah.

  5. oh.. i'm scared of horror movie... great to read up ur review though.. nice one..

  6. Ni filem seramkan kita tengok thriller jer baru tapi kisah macam orang yang wajah hampir sama dalam satu rumah dan menjadi misteri tak tahu itu yang kita baca lah nanti Rawlins bawa kita tengok movie ni kat panggung ok hehehehe..

  7. Takotlah nak tengok sensorang. Nanti teringat-ingat. Lama betul tak pergi tgk movie semanjak janda ni. Ehhhh. Baru nak tgk trailer. Hehe.

  8. Hahaha after I read thru the intro, somehow i just wish to know what happens next. So means I need to watch this later. last tuesday also I do look over the screentime but I don't know what is 'US' so I've decided not watching movie at all! So sayang!

  9. Lama dah tak keluar tonton filem di pawagam. Best juga jalan ceritanya. Nak tonton filem ni kena ramai-ramai hehe. Kalau sorang-sorang rasa lain macam je bila keluar hall nanti heee

  10. Tengok poster je dah nampak sesuatu. Buat kita tertanya-tanya apa sebenar yang dah terjadi. Tu belum tengok trailer. Belum lagi tengok movie dia. Nanti kena adakan me time untuk diri sendiri.

  11. dah tengok trailer kat youtube pun seram semacam.. tak berani la kita nak tengok kat panggung wayang. baru asyik menjerit je nanti. tunggu keluar kat neflix jelah nanti boleh tak

  12. Sejenis penakut nak tengok cerita seram. Oleh sebab tak minat memang tak pernah pergi wayang tengok genre seram. Genre thrill dan lain-lain agak kurang suka, kalau romantik komedi in sya Allah

  13. Suka betul baca r3view filem kat blog rawlins. i suka je tengok cerita2 seram macam ni, tapi partner i tak suka hahah. so kalau nk tengok cerita ni kena ajak kawan la.

  14. Lama jugak tak tengok cerita seram, rindu pulak nak tengok..hehehe. Sape lah sis nak ajak tengok cerita seram ni, kalau ajak aeysha nanti dia suka terkejutkan sis..huhuhu

  15. Apersal aku x perasan citer
    Ninkat pawagam. Tapi baca sinopsis ko mmg cam seram jer cerita ni.. macam
    Misteri pun ya

  16. Once in a blue moon boleh je saya tengok movie camni tapi, biasanya saya lebih prefer story based on true story or inspiration/documentation. :)

  17. alaaa tak sempat nak tengok lagi filem us ni. agak agak sempat tak tengok lagi filem ni kat panggung wayang? minat dengan hasil karya jordan peele ni. lagi lagi filem get out tu.

  18. Mouse mommy not fancy scary movie. Looks scary!!!


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