‘Oppenheimer’ Success Praised by Denis Villeneuve and Paul Thomas Anderson

Christopher Nolan‘s Oppenheimer has proven to be not just a massive financial success, but also as a new touchstone for the future of “the theatrical experience” for filmmakers across the world, and it now has two big-name supporters in the form of Denis Villeneuve and Paul Thomas Anderson. After a first viewing of the film, Villeneuve — whose movie Dune was pushed back till the spring of 2024 in response to the ongoing strikes — believed what he had just seen was a “masterpiece.”

​ Denis Villeneuve and Paul Thomas Anderson believe the success of Oppenheimer is a victory for the cinematic experience.