Praise for Jordan Peele’s upcoming horror film nope has already started pouring in from critics attending the premiere on Monday (July 18) in Los Angeles.
The director’s much-anticipated third film – which hits US theaters on July 22 – has been carefully kept under wraps, with minimal information about its plot revealed.
Taking to Twitter, however, critics have offered fans a tease, praising Peele’s “most ambitious film yet” and instructing audiences to “run, not walk, to see it this weekend.”
“#NopeMovie is otherworldly yet indescribable. From sheer scares to heartfelt moments between characters, #Nope is an experience that won’t be easy to shake off when you find yourself picking your jaw off the floor,” said Shannon McGrew. “Jordan Peele did it again!”
colliders Perri Nemiroff called it “amazing”. “A trippy, chilling sci-fi western that also rocks an intriguing collision of big screen and real-world spectacle. Jordan Peele is just a bloody master at delivering an immersive experience while sending you on your way with countless questions to explore.”
“#NOPEMovie is not what you expect and the trailer doesn’t do it justice. Jordan Peele creates the unimaginable – again. RUN, NOT WALK TO SEE IT THIS WEEKEND. EXCELLENT-! GIVE KEKE PALMER ALL THE AWARDS THIS YEAR,” said journalist Ernest Owens.
people Nigel Smith gave it “a resounding YES”. “See it on the biggest screen you can find. An exciting and strange spectacle that has never existed before. I will never look at the sky like that again.”
“No, it’s not what you’d expect. A fun head-scratcher, equal parts disorienting and scary, and like most of @JordanPeele’s films, it offers layers you’re unlikely to pull off in one sitting,” commented stand-up comic Chris Killian.
Midst no The overwhelming, widespread acclaim was criticized by Scott Menzel, who opined that while it was “Jordan Peele’s most ambitious film” it was “also his weakest”.
“The first act is great, but in the second it loses its grip and becomes a bad M Night Shyamalan film with Spielberg elements. There’s a lack of sense of focus in a story that’s never fully realized,” he argued.
Recently during PhD nopePeele gave fans hope for a possible sequel to his acclaimed 2017 horror film Go out.
“Never say never,” he said. “There is certainly still a lot to talk about. We will see.”
nope opens in US theaters on July 22 and August 12 in the UK.
https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/films/news/nope-film-release-date-jordan-peele-b2127206.html Nope Reviews: Early reviews are praising Jordan Peele’s “most ambitious” horror film yet