On October 20, 2022 the DC blockbuster “Black Adam’ hits theaters, and actor Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, as the mythological anti-hero, gets to experience his big-screen adventures directed by Jaume Collet-Serra (‘Jungle Cruise’).
In interviews, Johnson not only promises a real DC spectacle for his fans, but above all a real experience. The select audience whoBlack Adam’ on October 12, 2022 in New York more or less confirms that The Rock’s promises have been fulfilled. Most critics agree on one point in particular: “Black Adam’ is a real action hit!
The first short tweets, which regularly appear before the final reviews of big blockbusters, should of course always be treated with caution and are usually far more positive than the voices that come forward when the review embargo has lifted. Still, it’s worth noting that the action in “Black Adam’ is raved about in the highest tones.
For example, Ben Rolph (Discussing movie) and Eric Davis (fandango) from “Black Adam” as “most action-packed DC movie ever” and “tons of action”. Davis also mentions the great pace the film has and the characters that are easy to relate to. According to Rolph, there isn’t even time to breathe or chat.
Brandon Davis from the Marvel Podcast Phase Zero also focuses on the action, but would like to see a slightly quieter sequel to the film. “When the film moves, it’s like a shot of adrenaline,” summarizes Davis.
However, there are also a few rather negative voices. Sean Keane from CNet finds in “Black Adam” lacks emotional depth and speaks of “boring CGI fights”. He also complains that antihero Adam lacks a sense of danger.
Critic Austin Burke speaks of ups and downs in storytelling and complains that some scenes don’t have the desired impact, but also raves about the “brutal action” and finds that that Johnson defined the DC Universe with “Black Adam“Finally steer in another, right direction.
That “Black AdamThe actor has already announced in interviews that a film by Dwayne Johnson would become a movie for his fans and also promised various surprises. Whether one of them may only be revealed after the credits?
Matt Neglia, Editor-in-Chief at Next best picture At least that’s what he’s hinting at when he writes, “The post-credit scene drew the most attention.” We should be thrilled.
“Black Adam“ starts on October 20, 2022 in German cinemas.