Ed Johnson-Ott has been NUVO's lead film critic for more than 20 years.
The internet is packed with theories about what Us “means” and there are countless explanations of what the compulsory twist at the end signifies. My apologies, but any movie that requires endless speculation about what it “means” hasn’t done a very good job of speaking for itself.
It’s the overall strength of the ensemble cast, not individual performances, that carries this movie about the South American drug trade. The majority of the characters are portrayed by non-professionals who lend a true authenticity to the production.