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Jordan Peele Embraces the Spectacle of Cinema by Writing “the Great American UFO Story”

The horror auteur takes a strangely human desire and turns it into something to fear.

Since his directorial debut, Jordan Peele has established himself as an auteur of original genre films. His goal is simple—to create a film he wanted to see that didn’t exist.

That is exactly what his approach was when it came time to write his latest release, Nope, which has horrified audiences with the beauty and spectacle since its release. The film is ominous and mysterious, slowly descending from the clouds and darkening the world as it gets closer and closer.

During a recent interview with Fandango, Peele talked about his desire to create a large-scale science fiction movie that would bring audiences back into theaters to enjoy the spectacle of the film’s mysterious plot.

“I wrote it in a time when we were a little bit worried about the future of cinema,” Peele said. “So the first thing I knew is I wanted to create a spectacle. I wanted to create something that the audience would have to come see.”

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Author: Alyssa Miller
This article comes from No Film School and can be read on the original site.

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