Kayvan Novak (left), Harvey Guillen (centre) and Matt Berry in a scene from What We Do In the Shadows. The series, premiering on Wednesday on FX, is based on the 2014 cult-hit movie from New Zealand. Photo: John P. Johnson/FX/AP

How What We Do in the Shadows went from cult film to one of the funniest new TV series

  • Comic mockumentary about hapless vampires in gothic outfits who have trouble adapting to life in 21st-century New York is as brilliant as 2014 film it is based on
  • Blessed with wonderful timing and chemistry, and the same absurdist, profane humour, series will please hardcore fans of the film, its creators believe
Topic |   Streaming video and TV

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Kayvan Novak (left), Harvey Guillen (centre) and Matt Berry in a scene from What We Do In the Shadows. The series, premiering on Wednesday on FX, is based on the 2014 cult-hit movie from New Zealand. Photo: John P. Johnson/FX/AP
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Lupita Nyong'o in a still from Get Out director Jordan Peele’s sinister new chiller Us, in which she plays a mother of two who has to confront a family of doppelgängers.

Us film review: Get Out director Jordan Peele helms another thoughtful horror triumph

  • You’ll appreciate the rare moments of comedy in Peele’s new chiller about a family forced to confront doppelgängers bent on their destruction
  • Lupita Nyong’o, Elisabeth Moss and Winston Duke star in a high-concept film that’s sinister but full of surprises
Topic |   American films

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Lupita Nyong'o in a still from Get Out director Jordan Peele’s sinister new chiller Us, in which she plays a mother of two who has to confront a family of doppelgängers.
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