More an affectionate homage than an acerbic satire, the movie offers Cage fans an abundance of Easter Eggs.
Feels more like a two-hour advertisement for the video games than a legitimate stand-alone motion picture.
Will likely satisfy audiences who go in with appropriately established expectations because, for what it is, the film is solidly entertaining.
Although aspects of the storyline may seem familiar, the overall trajectory retains the capacity to surprise and shock with its bluntness.
Despite all the devilishly clever moments, freaky episodes, and general weirdness, "Under the Silver Lake" is ultimately unsatisfying.
Despite an intriguing premise and a single great sequence, "Us" is a muddled affair that goes off the rails the more Peele tries to expand, explore, and explain his basic concept.
The screenwriter’s guiding hand is too obviously present and becomes an impediment to any appreciation of the characters’ evolutions.
The film’s predictability is offset by what Hart and Cranston bring to the proceedings.
The performances of Charlene deGuzman and co-star John Hawkes keep the viewer engaged as the screenplay touches all the expected bases.
One of the bleakest films of 2018 and shouldn’t be seen by anyone expecting a few lighthearted jump-scares.