GIVEAWAY: US available now on Digital & 4K and releasing on Blu-Ray/DVD on June 18

Happy Saturday MMT Fam! Today’s giveaway is a copy of one of my favorite movies this year – US. You can read my full review of the film here, but my synopsis below pretty much covers my feelings,

“More thriller than horror, with plenty of gore, US is a fitting follow-up to Get Out that, unlike its predecessor, forces its audience to not focus mostly on racial implications but makes everyone watching face the looking-glass to see his or her own reflection in this US (United States – pun intended) society/culture that we’ve created. And although I originally left the theater thinking it was 3.5 beats on the MMTrometer, I can’t deny how wicked Peele’s mind is (intelligence and horror wise), how he has me in serious thought days later, and am upping that rating to a solid 4 beats. Jordan Peele is definitely a force to be reckoned with in the genre.”

With must-see performances from Academy Award® winner Lupita Nyong’o (Black Panther, 12 Years a Slave), Winston Duke (Black Panther), Emmy® winner Elisabeth Moss (“The Handmaid’s Tale,” “Mad Men”) and Tim Heidecker (The Comedy, “Tim & Eric’s Bedtime Stories”), US is truly a one-of-a-kind tale deemed “the most out-of-the-box horror film of the past decade,” by Nathaniel Brail (Heroic Hollywood). Movie enthusiasts and horror fans alike can watch US again and again to unravel its darkest secrets. Doppelgängers. Hands Across America. The Nutcracker. Rabbits. 11:11. The key themes and imagery from the movie are unpacked and explained in exceptional bonus content such as The Duality of US featurette where Jordan Peele talks in-depth about many of the ideas behind the film.

To put your name in the hat to win, you must be a subscriber of this site and send an email to contests@musicmoviesthoughts.com with the subject line “Doppelganger” with your full name and address in the body. One will winner will be selected at random and notified by Friday, June 21.

Good Luck! Thomasena


US

Set along the North California coastline, Adelaide Wilson (Nyong’o) reluctantly returns to her beachside childhood home with her family and finds that she is haunted by unresolved trauma from her past along with a string of eerie coincidences. As darkness falls after a tense day at the beach, the Wilsons discover four figures standing in their driveway. They soon realize this is only the beginning of their troubles as they find that the four figures are terrifying and uncanny opponents: doppelgängers of themselves.

EXCLUSIVE BONUS FEATURE ON 4K ULTRA HD, BLU-RAYTM & DIGITAL:

  • Scene Explorations – The making of three iconic scenes from the film including the Tyler house massacre, Jason’s abduction and Adelaide’s underground flashback.
    • Seven Second Massacre
    • It’s a Trap
    • I Just Want My Little Girl Back

BONUS FEATURES on 4K ULTRA HD, BLU-RAYTM, DVD & DIGITAL:

  • The Duality of US – Jordan Peele goes in-depth on some of the key themes and imagery in US including Doppelgängers, Hands Across America, The Nutcracker dance scene, rabbits and the infamous 11:11 coincidence.
  • The Monsters Within US – Examine how the great cast were able to find their characters, whether they were playing one of the Wilsons or their sinister doppelgängers.
  • Tethered Together: Making US Twice – Making of a movie is hard. Making a movie where all the main cast play dual roles can be downright mind-bending. In this piece, filmmakers, cast, and crew discuss some of the technical challenges to making the film, as well as some of the design choices for the characters.
  • Redefining a Genre: Jordan Peele’s Brand of Horror – In the space of two films, Jordan Peele has set himself apart as an invaluable artistic voice. Hear cast and filmmakers highlight what makes him so unique, as well as Jordan’s own thoughts on his inspirations and the relationship between horror and comedy.
  • Becoming Red – Using behind-the-scenes footage from between takes, we take a closer look at Lupita Nyong’o’s intense and mesmerizing performance as “Red.”
  • Deleted Scenes
    • I Am Not Even Near You
    • Rabbit Season
    • That’s Badass
    • Driftwood
    • The P is Silent
    • I Wanna Go Home
  • We’re All Dying – Hilarious outtakes from the conversation between Winston Duke and Tim Heidecker on the beach.
  • As Above, So Below: Grand Pas de Deux – An extended version of the dance sequence from the film, cutting between adolescent Adelaide at her recital to Red in the Underpass.

The film will be available on 4K Ultra HD in a combo pack (4K Ultra HD+ Blu-rayTM + Digital). Bonus features on the 4K Ultra HD will all be delivered in stunning 4K resolution.

      • 4K Ultra HD is the ultimate movie watching experience. 4K Ultra HD features the combination of 4K resolution for 4X sharper picture than HD, the color brilliance of High Dynamic Range (HDR) with immersive audio.
      • Blu-rayTM delivers a pristine HD picture and theater-quality surround sound.
      • Digital lets fans watch movies anywhere on their favorite devices. Users can instantly stream or download.
      • MOVIES ANYWHERE is the digital app that simplifies and enhances the digital movie collection and viewing experience by allowing consumers to access their favorite digital movies in one place when purchased or redeemed through participating digital retailers. Consumers can also redeem digital copy codes found in eligible Blu-rayTM and DVD disc packages from participating studios and stream or download them through Movies Anywhere. MOVIES ANYWHERE is only available in the United States. For more information, visit www.moviesanywhere.com.


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