Us blu-ray giveaway

Jordan Peele‘s twisty, mysterious horror hit Us arrives on Blu-ray next week. In honor of the impending home media release, we’re giving away Us and Peele’s first film, Get Out, on Blu. Here’s your chance to own two of the best horror movies of the 21st century, together.

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Midsommar Jordan Peele

If you’re still not hyped for Midsommar, Ari Aster‘s follow-up to Hereditary, maybe this will do the trick. In the new issue of Fangoria, filmmaker Jordan Peele interviews Aster about Midsommar, and has nothing but nice things to say. Very nice things. In fact, according to Peele, Aster has made a horror movie loaded with “the most atrociously disturbing imagery” he’s ever seen.

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Us behind-the-scenes

Jordan Peele‘s Us was a film that many viewers spent countless hours trying to dissect. Peele employed symbolism, mystery, and more to create one of the year’s most unique films – the type of movie people can get downright obsessive about. Us is now on digital and headed to Blu-ray later this month, bringing with it several special features. In three Us behind-the-scenes clips below, Peele breaks down some of the film’s many secrets. Beware of spoilers if you still haven’t seen this movie yet.

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twilight zone reboot in black and white

If you’re of the opinion that The Twilight Zone doesn’t really feel like The Twilight Zone unless it’s in black and white, Jordan Peele has good news for you. You’ll soon be able to watch Peele’s Twilight Zone reboot in black and white on CBS All Access. Very soon, in fact – we’re talking the end of the month here. Praise be to Saint Rod Serling.

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Jordan Peele's Us Blu-ray, DVD, 4K Ultra and OnDemand

Even though everyone is talking about Avengers: Endgame after the sequel’s record-breaking opening weekend, let’s not forget about Jordan Peele‘s Us. Not only did the original horror movie break box office records of its own, but it was a buzzworthy movie worth talking about extensively. Now we’ll be able to dive even deeper into the film as Us hits Blu-ray, DVD, 4K Ultra HD and OnDemand in June, and it comes with an underground bunker’s worth of special features. Read More »

the twilight zone season 2

CBS All Access wants to journey even further into another dimension with Jordan Peele, so they’ve gone ahead and ordered a second season of Peele’s Twilight Zone reboot. Peele’s star-studded reimagining takes Rod Serling’s classic sci-fi series and adapts it for our own current, increasingly weird timeline. More on The Twilight Zone season 2 below.

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The Twilight Zone Emmy Eligibility

CBS All Access isn’t exactly overflowing with must-see content, with Star Trek Discovery and The Good Fight being the only two original hits in their library. But since The Twilight Zone reboot came along, plenty more people have been flocking to the streaming subscription service, and the show is bound to end up with some Emmy nominations later this year, but not in the category you might think.

Unlike other anthology shows that have landed accolades from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, such as American Horror Story or Fargo, The Twilight Zone won’t be competing in the category for Outstanding Limited Series. Instead, the sci-fi series reboot will be vying for a spot in the Outstanding Drama Series category. That will give the series much more competition, but that’s not the only hurdle the series is facing when it comes to landing Emmy nominations.
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Us and Twilight Zone Comparison

“The past is past,” a severely stressed-out man says to himself, staring in a cramped bathroom mirror. “The past….is past.” In spite of being encouraged to say this mantra by his therapist as a way to calm himself, it doesn’t work. That’s in part because the past is what you carry through to your present whether you like it or not. The notion of the past hovering over you as an inescapable force is a theme that runs rampant in a new film and a new TV show, both of which share the same creative mind: Jordan Peele.

First, there’s his gripping new horror film Us, and then there’s the revival of The Twilight Zone, on which he serves as host and executive producer. Though the opening mantra, “The past is past”, comes from one of the new Twilight Zone episodes, it’s just as applicable to what happens in Us.

This post contains major spoilers for Us and minor spoilers for the first several episodes of The Twilight Zone.

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us twist ending explained

You’ve seen Us by now, right? It’s been out for a couple of weeks, and people can’t stop talking about all its twists and turns. Still, if you’ve yet to see Jordan Peele‘s mind-bending horror film, and have also managed to avoid spoilers up until now, you might want to turn back this instance. For everyone else, continue on to hear Peele’s own thoughts on why the Us ending had to happen the way it did.

Spoilers follow.

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the twilight zone first episode

If you’re still on the fence about joining CBS All Access to partake in Jordan Peele‘s new version of The Twilight Zone, here’s some incentive. The first episode of the highly-anticipated reboot is now available to watch online for free. Called “The Comedian”, the episode features Kumail Nanjiani as a struggling stand-up desperate to make it in the biz. His career begins to take off after receiving some advice from a legendary comedian (Tracy Morgan), but as is the case with most things in The Twilight Zone, the success comes with a dark price. Watch the Twilight Zone first episode below.

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