Cinema Royale: I Finally Saw Jordan Peele’s ‘Nope’ And…That’s It? (Special Guest: Sharronda Williams Of

Finally! It took me some time after returning from Comic-Con to finally catch up with Jordan Peele’s latest, Nope! Weeks of listening to colleagues rave about Peele’s third $100M-earning thriller in a row, all while avoiding spoilers and think pieces explaining how his film is the greatest thing since Jaws; it’s been tough! But now that I’ve seen it, my reaction Nope is…That’s it? Am I missing something?

Helping me to feel that I’m not crazy or alone is the amazing Sharronda Williams of This isn’t a bash Jordan Peele session, but is Nope really the masterpiece some are claiming it to be?

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Travis Hopson
Travis Hopson has been reviewing movies before he even knew there was such a thing. Having grown up on a combination of bad '80s movies, pro wrestling, comic books, and hip-hop, Travis is uniquely positioned to geek out on just about everything under the sun. A vampire who walks during the day and refuses to sleep, Travis is the co-creator and lead writer for Punch Drunk Critics. He is also a contributor to Good Morning Washington, WBAL Morning News, and WETA Around Town. In the five minutes a day he's not working, Travis is also a voice actor, podcaster, and Twitch gamer. Travis is a voting member of the Critics Choice Association (CCA), Washington DC Area Film Critics Association (WAFCA), and Late Night programmer for the Lakefront Film Festival.