Scene it: But did I understand it? ‘Nope’

Jordan Peele’s “Nope” presents some interesting questions, but it ultimately leaves too much unanswered, argues TV and film columnist Rorye Jones PO ’23.

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Frame rating: ‘Don’t Look Up’ is a disaster of astronomical proportions

“Don’t Look Up” is a clunky attempt at critiquing climate change, writes film columnist Gerrit Punt PO ’24, and you’re not automatically a climate denier for not liking it.

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Scene it: Meet ‘Nightmare Alley,’ a nightmare of an Oscar nominee

For a psychological thriller, “Nightmare Alley” doesn’t leave a lingering impression or haunt the mind — never mind give nightmares, TV and film columnist Rorye Jones PO ’23 argues.

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Film files: You don’t get to hate ‘The Last Black Man in San Francisco’ unless you love it

Though its exploration of gentrification can be shallow, “The Last Black Man in San Francisco” is a heartfealt meditation on the meaning of a home, argues film columnist Hannah Eliot SC ’24.

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Scene it: ‘Dune’ adds ‘spice’ to the big screen

With an epic soundtrack, breathtaking visuals, and top-tier acting, “Dune” goes down in history as a successful book-to-film adaptation, TV and film columnist Rorye Jones PO ’23 asserts.

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