eternal, directed by Oscar winner Chloé Zhao, is Marvel Studios’ new bet for 2021, introducing a team of 10 new superheroes into the company’s cinematic universe, among them Angelina Jolie as Thena, Richard Madden as Ikaris, Salma Hayek as Ajak and Gemma Chan as Sersi.
The plot takes place after the events of Avengers: Endgame, when Hulk (Mark Ruffalo) awakened the Deviants with the jewels of infinity. Now, the newest MCU team must come together, after centuries apart, to protect Earth from the imminent threat of these dark beings.
The premiere of the film took place on Monday (18) and the first reviews have already been given by experts. Check out what first impressions say about eternal!
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Reviews of Eternals: experts approve film
Right after the first showing of eternal, the experts started to show us their impressions and first reviews of the film via Twitter and, it seems, Marvel seems to have delivered a new and unique proposal with great mastery, according to the critics’ opinions.
Eric Davis, do Rotten Tomatoes, pointed out that what most caught his attention was the new mythology introduced in the MCU and classified the work as exciting and eye-catching. Davis also commented on the bittersweet touch that Zhao leaves in the films she directed.
Marvel’s #Eternals is spectacularly weird & rich w/ a new MCU mythology that makes it feel separate from everything else. It’s honestly refreshing. There’s a bittersweetness to the film that you feel in its sunset shots – a definite Chloé Zhao touch. It is soulful & thoughtful pic.twitter.com/pIAFAyhJ4D
– Erik Davis (@ErikDavis) October 19, 2021
The website editor GameSpot, Chris Hayner, commented that he went to watch the film without knowing anything about the plot and left as a big fan, although he pointed out that the second half of the work was a bit stalled.
— Chris E. Haynorror Movies Rule (@ChrisHayner) October 19, 2021
Aaron Couch, editor do The Hollywood Reporter, defined the film as unique within the cinematographic universe of Marvel Studios and compared eternal to a Venn diagram, as there are many layers to “unpack” in the plot.
#Eternals , wow! A lot to unpack. If Marvel movies are a Venn diagram — variations within that overlap — this movie is off the charts. Hands down the most different of any of their films.
— Aaron Couch (@AaronCouch) October 19, 2021
the writer of Variety, Courtney Howard, highlighted the incredible work of director Chloé Zhao and called the film “extraordinarily epic”, as well as punctuating the chemistry between the cast and the group of spectacular superheroes.
#Eternals is amazing! Chloé Zhao & company turn in an evocative, emotional, extraordinarily epic superhero film. The ensemble have great chemistry & all get big Movie Moments to showcase their prowess. The naturalism of Ben Davis’ cinematography spotlights characters’ humanity. pic.twitter.com/MjZ2VheJ56
— Courtney Howard (@Lulamaybelle) October 19, 2021
Or what to expect from Eternos?
Apparently, Marvel managed to introduce this new group of superheroes well, which it hasn’t done since Guardians of the Galaxy, in a unique way and with mastery, even though there are many characters to be shown at once.
Critics show that director Chloé Zhao has done a magnificent job and has brought a new way of making movies into Marvel’s cinematic universe, which could attract new fans for the company and the Marvel franchise. eternal.
And you, what do you think will come to the MCU with this new team? eternal will premiere in Brazil on November 5th on all movie screens!
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