Cineverm – A Film Podcast


Nope (2022) – Film Review – Ep. 67
Anthony's Rating: 7
David's Rating: 6
Helen's Rating: 7
Cineverm Rating: 7

This week Helen, David & Anthony discuss the new horror spectacle Nope by the one and only Jordan Peele!

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Synopsis for Nope

Two siblings who run a California horse ranch discover something wonderful and sinister in the skies above, and the owner of an adjacent theme park tries to profit from the mysterious, otherworldly phenomenon.

Podcast Transcript

Anthony: So, the trailer does reveal that there is a UFO, right? In the second trailer.

Helen: Yeah.

David: I do believe so, yeah.

Helen: I went into this knowing there was aliens. And I don’t think that was too shocking. It happens pretty early on.

Anthony: So what were your initial takes because I think you’re probably the biggest Jordan Peele fan out of the 3 of us, David?

David: Really? I’m not even that big of a fan of his. But I know you’re very…you’ve had some epic rants about Jordan Peele on the podcast, so, yeah. You really didn’t like Us. Did you like Get Out at all? I’m forgetting.

Anthony: I was disappointed by Get Out, but I understand why it’s a cultural piece of art and I understand the popularity of it, but it didn’t go far enough in my tastes. But I think I ended up giving it a 6 out of 10. So I don’t think it’s a bad movie. I think there are elements that really lower it for me. I think Us is a terrible movie. I’d give that a 4 out of 10 on a good day.

David: And I’m exactly where you are except one number up for each of those…