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SXSW Film Review: Jordan Peele’s Us is Effective Horror That Buckles Under Its Own Ambition

The Pitch: In the briefest of sentences, the four members of the Wilson family (mother Lupita Nyong’o, father Winston Duke, daughter Shahadi Wright Joseph, and son Evan Alex) have to contend with a quartet of doppelgängers—or “shadows”—who invade their vacation home in Santa Cruz. Revealing anything more would mean encroaching into spoiler territory, so let’s