Jordan Peele Says That Christopher Nolan's Oppenheimer is a Must Watch Movie of This Year

Oppenheimer is set to release in the latter half of this year... see what Jordan Peele had to say in a recent podcast.

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2023 is the year of Big Films... from new superhero adventures like Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania to conspiracy thrillers like Pain Hustlers. However, it won't be a task for Christopher Nolan to stand tall amongst the already great movies because of who he is. The trailer for his newest movie Oppenheimer dropped last month, and with the star-studded cast and the gripping story, there's no doubt that this movie is another project joining the list of gems Nolan has given us over the years. Get Out Director Jordan Peele feels the same. During an interview with Josh Horowitz for the podcast Happy Sad Confused, Peele revealed his sentiments regarding the upcoming movie.


"I don’t work for the film. I don’t have a contract or anything. All I can say is I am so envious I didn’t get to be on set for this production. The talent is incredible. The images, I have seen a couple of images from it that just look so beautiful. It’s going to be a real… It’s what I’m most excited about next year."

The host also asked Van Hoytema about his collaboration with Nolan. He said, "It is really hard for me to talk about this film because we simply haven't all together agreed on what we want to say and what we can't say. So I'm just gonna shut up,"


The host also asked Van Hoytema to compare the directors on the basis of their secrecy level, "I'm not gonna compare apples to pears, but I think both are very much committed to the cinematic experience and think that their audiences deserve to...experience their films for the first time," Van Hoytema said.

Peele went on to say, "I think Chris is probably actually more secretive. I think I'm just better at bluffing like I know what the f*** is going on."

In an interview, the legendary director opened up about how challenging filming this project was, 

It's one of the most challenging projects I've ever taken on in terms of the scale of it and in terms of encountering the breadth of Oppenheimer's story. There were big, logistical challenges, big practical challenges. But I had an extraordinary crew, and they really stepped up. It will be a while before we’re finished. But certainly, as I watch the results come in and as I’m putting the film together, I’m thrilled with what my team has been able to achieve.

Oppenheimer will release in theaters on July 21.