“No”, by Jordan Peele, is a fascinating blockbuster half extraterrestrial sci-fi half Californian safari.

A black man, his white horse ghost, confronts the vastness of the California desert. Apart from the overly modern lighting and music pollution of a small house in the background, the decor will (almost) still bear the imprint of Eastwood cowboy boots. But good Otis Jr. (O.J., played by Daniel Kaluuya) isn’t brutal or ugly. Much like an unknown flying predator. Without warning, his nag ghost leaps over the barrier and disappears into the dark night. The lights and music suddenly fade. Only distant high-pitched cries stimulate the senses. Until this eerie dance of a circular shadow in the clouds. OJ’s eyes are lost in cumulonimbus clouds that have turned into eerie jungle. He blows: “QIs the hat a bad miracle?

Anxiety-inducing 2h10 across no, In theaters from August 10, writer and director Jordan Peele turns his characters into vulnerable ants in the mouth of a mysterious and deadly saucer. Straight out of another dimension, this unidentified flying object sucks (and digests) humans and animals under the enraged gaze of Oz and his brooding sister Emerald Haywood. (keke palmer). What is their first instinct? Collect video evidence of this entity’s existence to finance their Hollywood horse farm. Not really into horror, not into full-on thrillers, boring writers get out (2017) and our (2019) Immerse the audience in a thrilling science fiction blockbuster. Actor Daniel Kaluuya in two words with the media Summary :”horror-adventure”.

As with every Jordan Peele delivery, the mix of genres and melodies never let the viewer go. For the occasion, a whole cocktail of references has even been concocted. Classic westerns mixed with Steven Spielberg-esque sci-fi, hints of universes and manga illustrations Neon Genesis Evangelion. The former American comedian turned director is locked in by the keys to this reading without a third feature film.

Actress Keke Palmer in the film

Keke Palmer’s poignant range of emotions, Steven Yeun’s bombast as the sheriff of an amusement park for mini-cowboys, “no” (“Not Good”) An apathetic Daniel Kaluuya repeat… Thanks to a fresco of very human characters, under the intrigue puts a first foot on the ground, while the second flies in an exciting direction. Because in this extraterrestrial safari, Jordan Peele offers a novelty: the big show. Coming to the second half of the film, the director releases the horses and offers himself a busy chase. In daylight, another break with his earlier more nocturnal creations.

Boop Yet it retains its creator’s struggle within it. Behind the fundamentally frightening creature and its improvised documentarians slips a subtle metaphor. “The real villain is our addiction to attention and spectacle and the resulting inability to react in real time., KK Palmer briefed AFP. Also, by moving away from the horror genre that made it famous while maintaining a predominantly African-American cast, Jordan Peele is interested in another message.

We can be the hero of not only a horror movie, but an action, adventure, comedy movie, etc.

“We can’t just be the hero of a horror filmHe hammers for essence. But also action films, adventures, comedies etc. With historical evidence embedded in the plot: Panna and OJ claim to be descendants of the first black man captured on camera in 1878 by Eadweard Muybridge in moving footage. A horse jockey whose name has since been in show business limbo.

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gender : EStrong-horror, science fiction
director : Jordan Peele
actresses and actors : Daniel Kaluuya, KK Palmer, Steven Yeun
the country : EUnited States
duration : 2h10
exit : August 10, 2022
the distributor : Universal Studios

essence : The inhabitants of a lost valley deep in California witness a terrifying supernatural discovery.

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