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Every. Single. Iconic Look Lupita Nyong'o Has Worn This Week

If you've been following Lupita Nyong'o's every move - like we shamelessly have - you know the actress has been busy. These last seven days have been full of screenings and TV appearances for her new film, Us, as well as a talk at Howard University with her costars in the movie. Between events, she has been jet-setting from city to city, working with her beauty team to create the most iconic beauty looks. Ahead, see all of Nyong'o's eye-catching makeup and hair looks from this week - created by ...
Tags: Makeup, Beauty, Hair, Lupita Nyong'o, Black Women, Lupita Nyong, Nyong, Howard University, Beauty News, Celebrity Beauty, Vernon François

I Spent $30,000 On Facial Feminization Surgery & Finally Feel Like Me

Beyond her day job as a hostess at Sur, Vanderpump Rules reality star Billie Lee has a loyal following of more than 140,000 on Instagram, where she has been remarkably honest about what it's like to be transgender. Ten years after her facial feminization surgery (FFS), Lee reflects on what she went through to become the woman she is today. The following story was told to Rachel Lubitz and edited for length and clarity.I was always really feminine as a child, but then I had to go through puberty...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Instagram, Reese Witherspoon, Lee, Lupita Nyong, Billie Lee, Rachel Lubitz, FFS Lee, Ashkan Ghavami

The Strategies That Helped Lupita Nyong’o Make Her Voice Super Creepy For ‘Us’

Nyong’o heard a speaker (Robert F. Kennedy Jr.) with a neurological order that makes the larynx spasm involuntarily – and then, of course, she worked with a vocal coach to inject the emotions that inspire the character. Her director, Jordan Peele, didn’t know what she was doing until preproduction. “‘She sat me down and said ‘Are you ready?’’ the director recalled. He wasn’t.” – The New York Times
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Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ totally kills it at the box office: $70.3M debut

Horror hit "Us," Jordan Peele's follow-up to "Get Out" starring Lupita Nyong'o, cost just $20 million to make, meaning it's already a huge hit.            [Author: The Associated Press]
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Why Lupita Nyong’o’s ‘Us’ Voice Sounds So Creepy

The story behind one of the year’s most haunting vocal performances.
Tags: Movies, News, Jordan, Lupita Nyong, Lupita, Peele, Voice and Speech, Nyong'o, Us (movie

Us Review #2

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'Us' delivers thrills, but it's no 'Get Out'

'Us' review: Jordan Peele delivers thrills, but his directorial follow-up is no 'Get Out,' despite cast led by Lupita Nyong'o and Winston Duke
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Jordan Peele Reflects on the Cultural Relevancy of Us, The Twilight Zone, and Candyman

The Lupita Nyong’o, Winston Duke-starring Us had its worldwide premiere at SXSW in Austin, Texas and early reactions have been extremely positive. It’s safe to say that Jordan Peele’s next film is one that will have people talking. If they’re brave enough to see it, that is.Read more...
Tags: Science, Interview, Horror, Twilight Zone, Sxsw, Lupita Nyongo, Austin Texas, Lupita Nyong, Candyman, Jordan Peele, Representation, Winston Duke

Critic’s Pick: ‘Us’ Review: Jordan Peele’s Creepy Latest Turns a Funhouse Mirror on Us

The director of “Get Out” returns with a horror movie about a family terrorized by weird doubles. A dazzling Lupita Nyong’o heads up the terrific cast.
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Us Review

Rating: 9 / 10 Cast: Lupita Nyong’o as Adelaide Wilson / Red Winston Duke as Gabe Wilson / Abraham Elisabeth Moss as Kitty Tyler Tim Heidecker as Josh Tyler Shahadi Wright Joseph as Zora Wilson / Umbrae Evan Alex as Jason Wilson / Pluto Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as Russel Thomas Anna Diop as Rayne Thomas Cali Sheldon as Becca Tyler Noelle Sheldon as Lindsey Tyler Madison Curry as Young Adelaide Wilson / Young Red PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlon...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Movie Reviews, Adelaide, Quentin Tarantino, Duke, Lupita Nyong, Nyong, Gabe, Peele, Jordan Peele, Winston Duke, Evan Alex, Shahadi Wright Joseph, Adelaide Wilson Red Winston Duke, Gabe Wilson Abraham Elisabeth Moss

Find Out Why We Are Our Own Worst Enemy in New Us Featurette

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Find out why we are our own worst enemy in new Us featurette Ahead of the film’s highly-anticipated premiere this Friday, Universal Pictures has released a new featurette (via Movie Fone) for forthcoming horror film Us. Featuring an interview by Academy Award winner Jordan Peele as he explains how we are our own worst enemy you can check out the video below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh ...
Tags: Movies, Horror, US, Adelaide, Universal Pictures, Northern California, Lupita Nyong, Peele, Jordan Peele, ComingSoon, Movie News, Monkeypaw, Daniel Lupi, Sean McKittrick Jason Blum, Ian Cooper, Tim Heidecker Ant Man

‘Us’ review: Jordan Peele’s gripping horror-film follow-up to ‘Get Out’ is scary as hell

Two things: 1) If you love thoughtful horror films and don’t know much about this one, stop reading and get to the theater right now. 2) Lupita Nyong’o’s performance is … wow. Rating: 3.5 stars out of 4.
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Before You See Us: What Was Hands Across America? (Gallery)

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Before You See Us: What Was Hands Across America? (Gallery) Universal Pictures invited to the New York premiere of Jordan Peele’s Us, his follow-up to the Oscar-winning Get Out, and now that we’ve seen the film we wanted to give our readers a little NON-SPOILER assist for a major real-life event that informs the film: Hands Across America. What was Hands Across America? Find out below before you see Us this weekend, and check out photos in our special galle...
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Jordan Peele's latest movie 'Us' is nothing like his breakout hit 'Get Out' — and that's a good thing

Jordan Peele's "Us" is the follow-up to his hit 2017 movie, "Get Out." It's another creepy tale, but it's very different than his first movie. Along with Peele showing off his incredible writing talents, the movie's star Lupita Nyong’o gives a powerful performance, while the cinematography and score are top notch.   Jordan Peele is in a tough spot. His directorial debut, “Get Out,” was not just a box-office hit that earned him a best original screenplay Oscar. It was also a movie that grabbed...
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This Is Lupita Nyong’o. Hollywood, Please Keep Up.

The Kenyan-Mexican star of “Us” and “Black Panther,” who seems to excel at everything — even rap — is an exception in her industry, for better and worse.
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Lupita Nyong'o is making colourful contact lenses her new beauty go-to - and it's creepy in a good way

Lupita Nyong'o isn't afraid to try a statement fashion or beauty look, and we love...
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‘Us’ Featurette: The Cast Praises the Unique Vision of Director Jordan Peele

Comedian Jordan Peele has become a powerhouse filmmaker following his directorial debut with Get Out in 2017. Now Peele is back with his sophomore directing effort, a new nightmare simply called Us. The film finds a family in Northern California suddenly hunted by people they never imagined: themselves. A new Us featurette goes behind the scenes of the new horror movie without giving much away about what’s really going on with this story of dangerous doppelgängers. Instead, cast members Lupita ...
Tags: Movies, Horror, US, Adelaide, Universal, Elisabeth Moss, South, Wilsons, Sxsw, Southwest, Northern California, Lupita Nyong, Peele, Jordan Peele, Behind the Scenes Footage, Jacob Hall

Take a Look Inside Jordan Peele’s Us In New Featurette

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Take a look inside Jordan Peele’s Us in new featurette Universal Pictures has released a new featurette with the cast of Jordan Peele’s Us, his follow-up to the Oscar-winning Get Out, where they talk about the filmmaker’s unique passion he brings to every project. You can check out the video in the player below! Us stars Lupita Nyong’o (Black Panther), Winston Duke (Black Panther), Elisabeth Moss (The Handmaid’s Tale) and Tim Heidecker (Ant-Man and the Wasp) along with Sh...
Tags: Movies, Horror, US, Adelaide, Universal Pictures, Lupita Nyong'o, Northern California, Lupita Nyong, Peele, Jordan Peele, Monkeypaw, Winston Duke, Daniel Lupi, Sean McKittrick Jason Blum, Ian Cooper, Tim Heidecker Ant Man

Highlights from South by Southwest

This year’s edition of South by Southwest may be over, but the festival had many buzzworthy moments, especially when it comes to films. It featured the premiere of the highly anticipated Jordan Peele’s Us, with Lupita Nyong’o, Winston Duke, Tim Heidecker, and Elisabeth Moss in the cast. The movie was extremely well received by the critics and the audience, and will probably […] The post Highlights from South by Southwest appeared first on On Location Vacations.
Tags: Movies, News, Events, Elisabeth Moss, Southwest, Lupita Nyong, Jordan Peele, SXSW 2019, Winston Duke Tim Heidecker

‘Us’ Clips: The Home Invasion Begins in Jordan Peele’s Horror Film

Us pits Lupita Nyong’o and Winston Duke against some of humanity’s worst fears: ourselves. The doppelgangers at the center of Jordan Peele‘s highly anticipated follow-up to his breakout 2017 hit Get Out are part of a long tradition of doppelgangers in horror movies. But they take on a whole new terrifying layer in Us, a psychological horror thriller/home invasion movie. It’s best seen in the two new Us clips released by Universal a week ahead of the film’s release. Us Clips Have you eve...
Tags: Movies, Horror, US, Adelaide, Universal, Duke, Wilsons, Lupita Nyong'o, Video Clips, Lupita Nyong, Nyong, Gabe, Peele, Jordan Peele, Winston Duke, Adelaide Wilson

Lupita Nyong'o's Us Screening Beauty Look Is Both Gorgeous and Terrifying

Anyone who's seen a trailer for Jordan Peele's new horror flick Us knows it's going to be pretty goddamn horrifying, but what is more unexpected is the beauty look star Lupita Nyong'o wore to the screening. The actress wore makeup that can only be described as a sexy bride of Frankenstein, complete with metallic black lips and eye shadow and scarlet blush. One of the most shocking aspects of her look was the crimson contact lenses the star wore, giving her an almost undead appearance. In fact, ...
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Will Lupita Nyong’o Nab Her Second Oscar for ‘Us’?

As guests filed into Austin’s Paramount Theatre for the world premiere of “Us” at South by Southwest on the evening of March 8, there was audible whispering about whether Jordan Peele’s latest film would win over fans, critics and, ultimately, Academy voters. His freshman effort, “Get Out,” not only took in $255 million worldwide but […]
Tags: News, Awards, US, Austin, Oscars, Lupita Nyong'o, Southwest, Lupita Nyong, Jordan Peele

Listen to the New Version of I Got 5 on It From Us Soundtrack

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Listen to the new version of I Got 5 on It from Us soundtrack Ahead of the soundtrack’s release tomorrow, Back Lot Music has dropped the full theme song (via Pitch Fork) for Academy Award winner Jordan Peele’s forthcoming social thriller Us titled “I Got 5 on It,” which is a tethered mix version of Luniz’s 1995 hip hop song of the same name. Featuring Michael Marshall, you can check out and listen to the creepy new version of the song below. PB ...
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From Lupita Nyong’o to Seth Rogen: 12 Biggest Winners at SXSW

South by Southwest is known for launching smart studio films and buzzy independent movies. It all happens against a backdrop of tacos, beer, and keynote speeches from influential artists and world leaders. In 2019, SXSW might have had one of its best years ever. As the film festival’s director Janet Pierson said practically before every […]
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How ‘Us’ Pulled Off Subtle Differences in Costumes, Design, Music for Parallel Characters

“Us,” Jordan Peele’s second outing as a director, following his 2017 critical and box office success “Get Out,” revisits similar psychological horror-thriller territory. But this time the stakes are, well, doubled.  In the new film, to be released by Universal on March 21, Adelaide Wilson, played by Lupita Nyong’o, returns to her childhood beachside home […]
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Lupita Nyong’o Says ‘Us’ Required Her To Go To ‘Dark Places’ Within Herself

Speaking to Ellen DeGeneres, the Oscar winner praised her new film as "a nightmare from Jordan Peele’s mind."
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10 Festival Makeup Looks That Are Worthy Of Stage Time

Once we graduated from college and got a 9-to-5 job, the excitement over vacations like Spring Break dwindled. But even though we sit at a desk all day, we're making plans for another, non-beach-related escape thanks to the arrival of festival season.Whether you're bobbing mid-crowd at Coachella or camping out at Bonnaroo, going to see your favorite artist on an outdoor stage recaptures that feeling of freedom you felt on your week-long Canún stay. (Remember Beychella? Enough said). And creatin...
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Winston Duke Fails to Send the Intruders Away in New Us Clips

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Winston Duke fails to send the intruders away in new Us clips Two brand new clips for or Academy Award winner Jordan Peele’s forthcoming social thriller Us have been released, featuring Winston Duke’s Gabe trying to send the intruders away from his property by calling the cops. Check out the video below (via Bloody Disgusting) and look for it to hit theaters on March 22. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {};
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