Nope โ˜…โ˜…โ˜…

Nope? more like ๐Ÿคญ Yupe !

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Jordan Peeleโ€™s Sky Shark, Wind Worm, Air Aliens (that oneโ€™s not my best Iโ€™ll try better ๐Ÿ˜”) is probably my favorite from him thus far into his career.ย 

Off the bat I wanna say that Peeleโ€™s a creator that I admire more than I genuinely enjoy. I thoughtย Get Out was a very nice lil horror romp with a bunch of compelling concepts mixed in with some clever commentary and Us was, all be it a somewhat muddled premise built upon a sandy foundation but nevertheless adequate. So with feelings of semi positivity I went into Nope with no real set expectations, all I wanted was a good time and hot damn did I. Twice over even.ย 

Though despite the fact I had a fun ride with the extraterrestrial excitement I did notice on my first viewing that I found the film to be the cinematic equivalent of finding tater tots in your fries: both are tasty and having them together doesnโ€™t bring any feel harm but while your munching on them you stop every once in awhile to go โ€œHuh, this is weird.โ€ What Iโ€™m trying to say is the pieces were there and they do fit nicely together forming a wonderfully tense thriller with a surprising amount of heart and humor, but some of the pieces that helped formed it looked and felt a bit jammed in. This what I thought on my first viewing at least.ย 

Second viewing I came to terms with the fact I didnโ€™t really like how the pieces came together but still nonetheless enjoy the final product. I can see people feeling either way about this one and have indeed read some reviews that have proven that point but for me personally I honestly would watch this thrice times over. Are characters deeply explored? Neeh. Is the film structurally sound? I wouldnโ€™t say it is. Are there somethingโ€™s that donโ€™t make sense? Yea. Is the Spielberg vibe a bit too strong in the second half? (for me yes). Isthe film fun? Absolutely. I donโ€™t always need a film to be a perfectly put together picture for me to have fun and this is sound proof of that. I could pick apart things here and there, bitch about how I found the subplotโ€™s conclusion being in the second half annoying,ย hell I could even bring up the fact I hate some of the music in the latter half. But, I donโ€™t wanna cause none of that detracted from my over all enjoyment of the film.ย 
I may not always see eye to eye with Jordanโ€™s creative vision but I know this man is talented and this to me is some damn good proof to justify that claim.ย 

Still better than Signs ๐Ÿ˜.

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