fuck, i need friends.
Nothing about this film felt acceptable. Nothing about watching it as a black audience member was acceptable. It’s simply the neo-liberalist bullshit for white audiences to gawk at for being “progressive”. It’s nothing but an unambiguous compilation of repeated scenarios happening throughout the trip: white guy does something to get them in a situation that the black guy has to suffer through. By the end of it, white guy learns about this great little concept, known as common sense and…
Us is a film that helps us view real villainy, proving a strong dependence on its own villainous archetype through the villains’ visual and derivation.
Never would we think about antagonizing our own story, let alone seeking vengeance on our own being, but Us justifies itself. This film uses meticulous hints of duality that poses the question of what we’re truly capable of. It is through the shadows, and the typical funhouse mirrors, and the obviousness of red, that makes…