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‘I’m never going to look at the sky same way’: Nope First Reactions Call Jordan Peele’s Latest Movie a Masterpiece

Famously known for acting in comedy skits with Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele made his directorial debut with the movie Get Out starring Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, and Bradley Whitford in 2017.

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Jordan Peele is known to make cameo appearances in his films.

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Tackling serious political issues in his horror movie, the director-writer took inspiration from his personal life to add to the realism. Commenting further on realism in an interview with NYTimes, Jordan Peele said:

“The best comedy and horror feel like they take place in reality. You have a rule or two you are bending or heightening, but the world around it is real. I felt like everything I learned in comedy I could apply to this movie.”

Jordan Peele’s Nope

After his success with ‘Get Out’ and ‘Us’, expectations of Jordan Peele’s next movie are high. His next movie ‘Nope’ has been kept mostly under wraps, leading to many fan speculations on what it’s about.

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Jordan Peele on the set of ‘Get Out’

After many discussions on the theme of the film, the director broke his silence and stated the plot concentrates on a relationship between a brother and sister. In an interview with Empire magazine. The oscar-winning director-writer expanded on the movie’s theme, stating:

“…..I wanted to make a spectacle, something that would promote my favorite art form and my favorite way of watching that art form: the theatrical experience. As I started writing the script, I started to dig into the nature of spectacle, our addiction to spectacle, and the insidious nature of attention.”

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First reactions to Nope

Considering the hype behind the movie, it has a risky relation with failing expectations, but reactions after its premiere in Los Angeles indicate otherwise. Described as Jordan Peele’s most ambitious and unimaginable work, many feel his third movie is very different than his previous ones.

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Jordan Peele won best original screenplay for ‘Get Out’

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With the ‘Keanu’ writer sliding into the sci-fi genre, many consider his stature after this movie to be on the level of legendary directors such as Alfred Hitchcock, Steven Spielberg, and John Carpenter. The comments have already started generating Oscar buzz.

‘Nope’ is set to release on 22 July 2022 in theatres.

Source: ScreenRant