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'Us' reflects a mirror image of 'The Twilight Zone'

Major spoilers for "Us" (and some decades-old episodes of "The Twilight Zone") are ahead.

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In Jordan Peele’s horror hit “Us,” Adelaide (Lupita Nyong’o), a wife and mother of two, is haunted. During a visit to the Santa Cruz, California, pier as a child, she was briefly separated from her parents and stumbled upon an eerie funhouse — and her doppelgänger, Red. She hasn’t been the same since.

Now, as an adult returning to that same beach on a vacation with her husband, Gabe (Winston Duke), and two children, her fears have returned. Stirred by the memories of that fateful night, Adelaide confesses what she saw to Gabe. “My whole life I feel like she’s

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First Published: Mar 30 2019 | 1:48 AM IST

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