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Author Topic: Nope [no spoilers]  (Read 328 times)

Trond

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Nope [no spoilers]
« on: July 25, 2022, 11:23:46 AM »
Did you guys see this one?

I thought it was pretty interesting, although it’s not a film I think is worth watching again.

The interesting part was mainly a fairly unique premise, and also interesting characters in interesting situations. Good cinematography too.

My main gripes would be a major plot element (one guy’s background) that goes nowhere, and some characters act in ways that make no sense (as in “this guy had a great idea but suddenly just goes crazy”). The first point seemed like such a major thing that it could have been a movie in its own right.

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Re: Nope [no spoilers]
« Reply #1 on: July 25, 2022, 12:10:07 PM »
I'm temped to go see it but Peele has let me down twice already and I'm hesitant to give him a third go.  I thought Get Out was not nearly as clever as it thought it was and ultimately kind of shit.  Us was interesting, and had some creepy moments, but overall was just ok.  I might catch Nope once it hits streaming.
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Trond

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Re: Nope [no spoilers]
« Reply #2 on: July 25, 2022, 02:39:01 PM »
I'm temped to go see it but Peele has let me down twice already and I'm hesitant to give him a third go.  I thought Get Out was not nearly as clever as it thought it was and ultimately kind of shit.  Us was interesting, and had some creepy moments, but ultimately was just ok.  I might catch Nope once it hits streaming.

I think you’re 100% correct. As a director he has a talent for creating interesting scenes and situation, but I always find the whole plot a bit lacking.

Some might wonder of the film is woke though, and here I have happy news; the “wokest” part was also in the trailer. That’s basically it.

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Re: Nope [no spoilers]
« Reply #3 on: July 25, 2022, 04:43:23 PM »
So he finally named a movie that answers the question "hey you wana go see that new movie?"

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Re: Nope [no spoilers]
« Reply #4 on: July 28, 2022, 11:52:47 AM »
So he finally named a movie that answers the question "hey you wana go see that new movie?"

"Get out" already answered that :)
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Re: Nope [no spoilers]
« Reply #5 on: July 30, 2022, 12:32:14 PM »
So he finally named a movie that answers the question "hey you wana go see that new movie?"

You aren't the only one as Nope opened significanty less then the previous film, US. This might be a Solo effect where a movie following a bad movie makes less money than it otherwise would (and the reverse is also true).

But it could be the case that the trailer doesn't really let the audience know what the movie is even about. I even read the plot synopsis on Wikipedia and I don't know what the movie is about. It appears to be some sort of science-fiction horror comedy. Not a particularly popular genre.