Jordan Peele‘s new nightmare, Us, is in theaters now and the one thing we can all agree on is Lupita Nyong’o is absolutely brilliant in the film.
Did you know this is the first starring role for the Oscar-winning actress? Trust me when I say she doesn’t disappoint and she definitely raised the bar.
Lupita love is lacing the streets of social media – peep the tweets below.
No matter how you feel about #UsMovie the one thing I hope we all can agree on, after you all see it opening weekend, is that @Lupita_Nyongo deserves a best actress nomination. Two in fact. pic.twitter.com/BE2GM3JLAx
— Matthew A. Cherry (@MatthewACherry) March 22, 2019
Go see @UsMovie ??@JordanPeele is one of my favorite directors/storytellers and he definitely doesn’t disappoint. Saw the movie yesterday with my fam. @Lupita_Nyongo seriously acts her butt off and @Winston_Duke owns his role perfectly. The kids were amazing too. See it now!
— Taj Jackson (@tajjackson3) March 23, 2019
After seeing #UsMovie for again (it's still as good as the first time, and you can tell how Peele is having fun with us in the first act), I now argue that Universal should try (if only to make a point) to campaign @Lupita_Nyongo for Best Actress *and* Best Supporting Actress. pic.twitter.com/M4bAtbtyIF
— Scott Mendelson (@ScottMendelson) March 23, 2019
Good morning to Lupita Nyong'o and her acting only.
I would definitely like to see her take on Nakia becoming Malice because yes. pic.twitter.com/5JREOT1Gp1
— Phoni Stark (@Steph_I_Will) March 23, 2019
— BarbieKaitie? (@BarbieKaitie) March 23, 2019
Just got done seeing #UsMovie and I can’t believe that Lupita invented acting
— Mac (@MorgANNcall) March 23, 2019
Just saw “US”.
Lupita is amazing.
Jordan Peele is genius.
And I’m still confused.
— Jackie Hill Perry (@JackieHillPerry) March 23, 2019
Alright! Yeah go ahead and give Lupita N’Yongo that Oscar! The cinematography, score, and sound design are absolutely stellar. Jordan Peele has once again nailed it out of the park with his sophomore debut. What was that ending though? This film actually terrified me tbh. 5/5. https://t.co/S7k5IsrkqE
— John ︽✵︽ (@johne1998) March 23, 2019
Final verdict for #UsMovie: Packed with a perfect combination of humor, terror, and an exhilarating performance from Lupita Nyong’o, Jordan Peele delivers another solid #horror flick that will have you laughing one minute and shaking in your seat the next minute.
Final Grade: A pic.twitter.com/VGXDPN9Vpr
— Cameron Junge (@cam_junge) March 23, 2019
Things Lupita Nyong’o did in #UsMovie:
— ????? (@thetrudz) March 22, 2019
No spoilers, but you will want to see @UsMovie again immediately.
— yvette nicole brown (@YNB) March 22, 2019
I'm genuinely going to be thinking about Lupita's performance for the rest of the weekend, from the way she used her body, her voice, how her copy felt like a completely different person if she doesnt get an Oscar nom were gonna have to throw hands for real.
— Niggarette (@attackontima) March 22, 2019
If nothing else, her performance should have everyone in Hollywood scrambling to keep her busy in them for the rest of her natural life.
— Franklin Leonard (@franklinleonard) March 22, 2019
Lupita was so good in #UsMovie that, at one point, her character peeked around the corner and I realized that I was actually leaning over in my seat so I could see around the corner too.
— Saeed Jones (@theferocity) March 22, 2019
Argument could be made Lupita Nyong'o in #UsMovie is giving one of the best – if not THE best – female lead performances in a contemporary horror film ever. Period.
Like… no disrespect to everyone who came before, but even Jamie Lee Curtis didn't have to be Laurie AND Michael.
— Bob Chipman (@the_moviebob) March 22, 2019
— Hamda (@xamdaa_) March 22, 2019
I hope every director who failed to put Lupita in a starring role before this feels like an entire dick. This was an all time great performance
— David Dennis Jr. (@DavidDTSS) March 22, 2019
Lupita Nyong’o could win every single Best Actress prize for “Us” and it would still not be enough recognition for how brilliant she is
— jon (@prasejeebus) March 22, 2019
Best feeling is watching a movie and having no idea what to expect at any given moment but knowing you can fully trust the hands you're in. That's #UsMovie. I don't say this lightly, it's a masterpiece. Scary, funny, deeply powerful. Lupita Nyong'o may have just won an Oscar. pic.twitter.com/kUVwhOpzk3
— John Squires (@FreddyInSpace) March 22, 2019
#UsMovie just messed me up. Deeply disturbing, frightening and fun..at times..Holy hell! Ok Lupita is astonishing. I’m shook
— Barbara Crampton (@barbaracrampton) March 22, 2019
GIVE LUPITA HER AWARDS NOW!
I'm blown away. There's a moment where she's standing by a window that made me gasp. Whew.
Jordan Peele created something in #UsMovie that's going to stay with me for a while.
— Carolyn 'Black Girls & Women Matter' Hinds. (@CarrieCnh12) March 22, 2019
Just randomly got a little bit emotional about how good Lupita is in this movie. You walk away like “Damn she was GOOD.” The next morning it’s like… “Ok that performance was Phenomenal!” And the day after that you start to realize that there was real magic at work. #USMovie
— Yahya Abdul-Mateen 2 (@yahya) March 21, 2019
Have you seen Us yet? Check out my review below.