oppenheimerthe new blockbuster Principledirector Christopher Nolan, premiered in Paris. Can the dramatic film cope with Barbie To measure? The first answers are already there.
Passing the 19 and 20 respectively Barbie in oppenheimer premiered in the Netherlands. Two great blockbusters, between which the contrast could hardly have been greater. Something to which both studios and theaters are responding intelligently: many locations have double feature they’re on the schedule, so you can watch both movies back to back.
Barbie vs. Oppenheimer
Funny, funny, but is it worth it? Both movies have an all-star cast you name it, and a movie budget and marketing campaign that invests many hundreds of millions of dollars. Unfortunately, that doesn’t guarantee that the final product will turn out well.
That Greta Gerwig too Barbie will hit the mark became clear earlier this week, after the film had its world premiere. He first reactions in that film, the level crossings were positive. From the sets and costumes to Ryan Gosling’s performance in particular: the critics continue to rave about it.
Now there is also Christopher Nolans. oppenheimer released Interesting detail: for a special reason, the film made its world debut at the ninety-year-old Grand Rex Theater in Paris.
That is the only cinema that opened in 2000 Memory wanted to show, the movie that Nolan broke through with. That the director specifically chose that cinema for oppenheimer to show for the first time, it is therefore a wonderful case of ‘the circle is complete’.
Critics’ first reactions
All very well, but what did the critics present think? We can immediately reassure you: also in the case of oppenheimer they are deeply impressed. The nearly three-hour drama has been called a “bold” and “spectacular” performance by critics. In fact, The Los Angeles Times mentions oppenheimer “Perhaps Nolan’s most impressive work to date.”
In doing so, journalist Kenneth Turan makes a point we often see coming back from other critics: that this time Nolan balances his well-known visual bombast with “one of the deeper character dives in the recent history of American cinema. That deep and emotional component is not always the strongest side of his work.
waiting for real reviews
Well, you can check out a collection of first reactions below. Therefore, the film will be released in Dutch cinemas on July 20. In America you can go from July 21 oppenheimer. Sometime on or just before that date, you can expect the first full reviews, and with them, a Rotten Tomatoes score. Initial reactions are almost always much more positive than final reviews, but everything points to Christopher Nolan truly delivering a gem. To be continue!
#oppenheimer It floored me: a character study on a grand scale, with a sublime central performance from Cillian Murphy. An epic historical drama but with a distinctive Nolan sensibility: the tension, the structure, the sense of scale, the striking sound design, the remarkable visuals. Wow
—Matt Maytum (@mattmaytum) July 11, 2023
Christopher Nolan #oppenheimer is truly a spectacular achievement, in its truthful and concise adaptation, inventive storytelling, and nuanced performances from Cillian Murphy, Emily Blunt, Robert Downey Jr., Matt Damon, and many, many others involved, some for just one scene.
— Lindsey Bahr (@ldbahr) July 11, 2023
Totally engrossed in OPPENHEIMER, a dense, loud, tense film partly about the bomb, but mostly about how damned we are. Happy summer! Murphy is good, but the support is essential: Damon, Downey Jr and Ehrenreich even bring gags. A bold, inventive and complex film to mystify its audience.
—Jonathan Dean (@JonathanDean_) July 11, 2023
I was skeptical, but Oppenheimer has stuck with me since I saw him last week. Yes, it’s 3 hours, but in a dense way and Scorsese and the last 20 minutes (why Emily Blunt clearly took the role) bring their three narrative threads to a moving conclusion. (1) pic.twitter.com/dEC4hLlYiF
— Gregory Ellwood – The Playlist ???? (@TheGregoryE) July 11, 2023
I’m torn between being all coy and mysterious about Oppenheimer and just going out there and saying it’s a total knockout that cracked open my brain like a nervous plutonium core and left me sobbing through the end credits like I can’t remember what else.
—Robbie Collin (@robbiereviews) July 11, 2023
OPPENHEIMER is… amazing. The word that keeps coming to mind is “fearsome.” An intricate, incredibly detailed, relentlessly paced historical drama that builds and builds and builds until Nolan strikes the hammer in the most amazing and devastating way.
— Bilge Two (@BilgeTwo) July 11, 2023
A sign that delighted the French public #oppenheimer It’s just that they stayed in front of the Grand Rex theater long after the movie ended to debate about it!
— Elsa Keslassy (@ElsaKeslassy) July 11, 2023
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