The Scariest Thing is ‘Us’

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Horror movies are always about reckoning with something we have suppressed or believed gone for good–a demon, vampire, werewolf, etc. But when you think about it, the scariest thing that we ever have to reckon with is ourselves. Jordan Peele explores this concept in the movie Us by having literal doubles of the main characters appear with a choice: either deal with your dark side or be destroyed by it.

One Comment on “The Scariest Thing is ‘Us’

  1. I’m at the point where I wonder if it is wrong to watch scary movies. You know, is it a sin if it is not uplifting to God.

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