Critics didn’t like it. They gave it a lowly 49% on Rotten Tomatoes.
And no one cares.
Marvel’s “Eternals” overcame bad buzz last night and scored $9.5 million in preview showings. They are off to the races!
Marvel will need big box office to pay that huge cast starting with Angelina Jolie, of all people. But they should have a $70 million weekend.
For director Chloe Zhao, the box office should make up for the reviews. And it’s certainly a contrast to her Oscar winning “Nomadland,” which only six months ago won the Academy Award but best picture and director but made only $40 million worldwide, most of it in the U.S. Now she can buy the RV she always dreamed of!