Jordan Peele’s Horror Flick ‘Us’

Stock photography used as a decorative image.

“Visit your local record shop to find out how you can be part of Hands Across America,” intones a cheery TV promo at the beginning of Jordan Peele’s terrifying new film Us, in theaters now. The reference to the 1986 charity event to help end homelessness sets up a major plot point and hints at the pivotal role composer Michael Abels’ post-modern score and a few well-placed pop tunes play in the film.

Abels, a symphonic composer recruited by Peele for his 2017 hit Get Out, says of the director, “he’s always challenging me to find different ways to scare the pants off people.

Click here to read more.

COPYRIGHT 2022 © Michael Abels | Web Development by POP THE PIXEL