NOPE (2022) Review: Yep, Quirky But Worth It

Nope is a movie from Jordan Peele, starring a great cast which includes   
Daniel Kaluuya,
Keke Palmer,
Brandon Perea,
Michael Wincott,
Steven Yeun,
Wrenn Schmidt &
Keith David

It was filmed locally (for me) in and around Acton, Agua Dulce & Santa Clarita, California (SoCal).

I don't want to give too much away, so the pitch for the film is "The residents of a lonely gulch in inland California bear witness to an uncanny and chilling discovery."

To be honest, I LOVED the marketing for the film, where they barely gave anything away and yet, you have a subtle idea about the film, all the while, it has 6.9/10 on IMDb.

Act one gives us a ton of ecclectic background information on the cast of characters, while act two sees our characters starting to deal with the issue at hand, with act three having the classic resolution phase of defeating the issue that the local desert residents have to deal with.


The character acting was wonderfully engaging from this top-notch cast and they really set the tone for the film.  

The first two acts were pretty engaging and the third act wasn't bad, but I don't know if they were trying to get original or get desperate to come up with the final bit...  either way, I had fun watching the film, it had a few real 'whoa!' moments and if you get a chance, I'd say go for it... 

Just expect to be a bit confused about where it's going with some of the background info, but it all pans out in the end. And to fill out some the gaps in the story you came to understand, merely hit up the NOPE Wikipedia article that gives you a run down on the plot... and then suddenly, it will mostly all make sense!

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