‘Eternals’ even polarizes opinions. After a mixed reception from critics, the film received the lowest rating of any Marvel movie on CinemaScore.
The film received the first B on the website which records audience survey data in theaters. The rating is lower than the first ‘Thor’ movie, which received a B +.
Other Marvel films were rated A-, A, or A +.
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– CinemaScore (@CinemaScore) November 6, 2021
With just 48% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes and a score of just 56 on Metacritic, the film was praised for the epic ambitions it embraced, but it has divided pundits over the messy narrative and atmosphere it created. by director Chloé Zhao.
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“‘Eternals’ might not be the worst Marvel movie, but it is certainly the most disappointing” – BBC.com.
“‘Eternos’ is a Marvel ‘Suicide Squad’ … with a slightly better ending” – Below the Line.
“The experience of the Eternals on Earth spans thousands of years – and, with the help of a solid cast, [a diretora Chloé] Zhao follows their despair and wonder as observers of history ”- The Atlantic.
“You go out [da sala de cinema] with the depressing realization that he’s seen one of Marvel’s most interesting movies – and hopefully the least interesting Chloe Zhao will make ”- Los Angeles Times.
“It’s worth watching just to experience this bizarre tale” – Uproxx.
‘Eternals’ follows the journey of quasi-immortal beings, products of the evolutionary divergence that gave birth to the human race millennia ago. The characters relate to several concepts already introduced in previous universe films, from the Celestials (who came out in “Guardians of the Galaxy”) to Thanos, whose own mother was one of his victims.
The cast also includes Salma Hayek (Ajak), Kumail Nanjiani (Kingo), Lauren Ridloff (Makkari), Brian Tyree Henry (Phastos), Lia McHugh (Sprite), Gemma Chan (Sersi), Kit Harington (Black Knight), Barry Kheogan (Druig) and Richard Madden (Ikaris).
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