Total Dunce, no idea what makes a good movie
If it's got two people falling in love I'll probably like it
Well crafted, but I don't know if any of what Peele is going for here really amounts to anything. As opposed to a film like Get Out, Nope doesn't feel like it's productively about something, or that any of it actually has meaning. It sure is entertaining, but I don't think Peele and I are gonna be the best of friends.
Don't bother watching Valley of the Dolls before seeing this, it's a rather dull affair and does not enhance the viewing of Beyond the Valley of the Dolls much at all. Not that this film needed the comparison to a much inferior film anyway, but since this was initially conceived as a sequel, I guess I'd mention it. This is truly beyond anything a sequel could be.
For a Russ Meyer picture, there is surprisingly little tits and…
Overwhelmingly beautiful cinema. Washes over you as an experience in emotion; soft and gentle vibrations radiating off of the screen. I found myself tearing up at random moments in a sheer stun of beauty. The mise en scène exhibits images only analogue can deliver, and a soundtrack of synths and piano transported me to a different plane of existence. I am floored, the film works very exquisitely and carefully to create a delicate space between the characters that allows for…
It's nice. Very inoffensive and easily digestible, a Berlinale winner to satisfy everyone. It's just not bad, that's kind of it. I see why the jury likes it, and I suppose many others will also love it, but I thought it was just good. Don't get me wrong, I think it's not bad, because I think it's good, but I wish it was better than it is, which is not bad. Nothing about it really sticks out to me, though.…