'Nope' Review: Cowpokes, Flying Saucers, and a Killer Chimp

'Nope' Review: Cowpokes, Flying Saucers, and a Killer Chimp


Writer and director Jordan Peele continues to prove himself as a real-deal filmmaker. His third feature, Nope, is another highly-original crowd-pleaser.

Peele burst on the scene in 2017 with the horror film Get Out, a critical and box office smash that earned him a Best Original Screenplay Oscar.

Two years later, he had another hit with Us, a terrifying thriller about a family hunted by their doppelgangers.

Both Us and Get Out did what horror movies do best: wrapped their mayhem in social allegory. Get Out was the most obvious in its attack on the last remaining enclave of American racism: condescending white liberals. Us was a slightly more subtle look at class structure, the luck of the genetic draw regarding social status,

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