Jordan Peele reels all of “US” into his newest horror film

Written, produced and directed by Peele himself, “Us” is the latest addition to Peele's horror movie family. This time around, he brings us a predominantly black cast starring Shahadi Wright Joseph, Evan Alex and “Black Panther” stars Winston Duke and Lupita Nyong’o as the Wilson family, a casting direction that is often unheard of in Hollywood.

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Best and worst movies of 2017

2017 was a mixed bag in a lot of senses. From a number of producers, actors and entertainers being called out for sexual allegations to Bill Nye getting his own show on Netflix, there was a lot to be happy and sad about. The same thing went for movies, too. I personally was unable to see many of the great movies that came out this year such as “Lady Bird” and “Blade Runner 2049”, so full disclosure that this list is based on the movies I had the time and money to watch and I’m aware there are some movies not included that deserve to be on here.   “Get Out” I would not only argue that this is one of the best movies of 2017, but probably one of the best movies I’ve ever seen. Maybe it’s because I watched it in a packed theater buzzing with excitement weeks before the release date, maybe it’s because it was the first movie I got assigned to review or maybe it’s because Jordan Peele is a directorial genius. Seriously, Peele’s take on racism in a “post-racial” America is one of a kind in its use of reality-based horror and portrayal of