Doubled: Lupita Nyong’o as Red and Adelaide in Jordan Peels’s Us (2019)

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Doubled: Lupita Nyong’o as the doppelgangers Red and Adelaide in Jordan Peels’s Us (2019)

Double trouble in the climactic dance scene of Jordan Peele’s 2019 horror Us

 

Horror frequently draws on aesthetic disruption. The sinister undermining of the ordinary is one of its most reliable, effective and layered tropes: clowns are not the playmates of the circus,…

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