Critics Call Jordan Peele’s “Us” a “Horror Masterpiece”

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LOS ANGELES, CA - March 4, 2018: Jordan Peele at the 90th Academy Awards Awards at the Dolby Theartre, Hollywood - Image (Featureflash Photo Agency / Shutterstock.com)

’s “Us” just premiered and here is what people thought.

Following the critical and box office success of “Get Out,” Jordan Peele’s “Us” is arguably one of the most anticipated movies of 2019.

On Friday, Jordan Peele premiered his next movie at South by Southwest in Austin, Texas and responses are already appearing online.

The movie centers around a family played by Lupita Nyong’o and Winston Duke who go on vacation and end up getting stalked by versions of themselves and their kids. If you’ve watched “Get Out,” no one is quite sure what to expect from Jordan Peele. And the reactions suggest that was the right way of thinking. Overall, people loved the movie, some reported being scared, confused, and wanting more.

Here are some reactions from critics and fans.

One Twitter user commented “Jordan Peele’s “Us” is a horror masterpiece. We are witnessing the birth of our modern day Hitchcock.  Twenty years from now we will ask one another what our favorite Peele film is & you will get 10/12 different answers. Incredible performance from Lupita Nyong’o!”

“#UsMovie is a super thrilling follow up for Jordan Peele. There are so many puzzle pieces to put together along the way. And of course, Lupita Nyong’o is an acting force. You haven’t seen anything quite like this. #sxsw,” another critic said.

just cemented Jordan Peele as the greatest horror mastermind of the decade. A terrifying, funny, smart, thoughtful movie with a phenomenal cast. Between this and Little Monsters, we are living in the year of Lupita Nyong’o!”, another critic commented.

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