No Way Home certified as Rotten Tomatoes’ second best MCU movie
Rotten Tomatoes certified Spider-Man: No Way Home Fresh, making it the second highest-rated film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Spider-Man: No Path Home was certified fresh by review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, becoming the site’s second highest-rated film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
With a total of 120 reviews at the time of writing, Rotten Tomatoes officially marked the web-slinger Fresh’s latest release, with critical consensus stating that it is a “bigger, bolder. Spider Man following [that] expands the scope and stakes of the franchise without losing sight of its humor and heart. The film currently sits at 95% having debuted with a perfect score on Rotten Tomatoes the day after its premiere.
The Only MCU Movie That Exceeds No way homethe current score of is Black Panther, with 96% of reviews rated as fresh by the site. If the latest film in the Tom Holland franchise holds up, it will retain the new number two spot previously held by Avengers: Endgame and 2008 Iron Man, both tied at 94%.
In terms of MCU Spider Man trilogy, Back home has 92% critical approval while Far from home at 90%. This makes it the MCU’s best-rated franchise so far, with the Avengers series arriving with a lower average thanks to poor reception Age of Ultron has received.
With just six of the 120 reviews so far considered rotten by the aggregator, the next Marvel Studios and Sony Pictures co-production is in full swing. Ticket presales compete End of Game, and insiders see the film as a boon to the struggling industry. Licorice Pizza director Paul Thomas Anderson even believes No way home will save theaters.
Marvel Studios is no stranger to the success of its films, but the financial payoffs don’t always match critical acclaim. This year’s offerings, for example, are a mixed bag, with Black Widow reaching only 79% but Shang-Chi and the legend of the ten rings impressive with 91%. And the biggest upheaval was Eternals, which scored a terrible 47%, the lowest in the MCU. Of course, the site has long been a controversial measure of the merits of a film. Eternals” 78% audience score and Black Widow‘s 91% show how the critical and general consensus can differ. And many have also criticized the way Rotten Tomatoes decides how a nuanced review of a movie falls on its Fresh / Rotten binary.
Regardless of what the number really means, Spider-Man: No Path HomeThe high rating of is sure to get people to the theaters when the film arrives on December 17th.
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Source: Rotten Tomatoes
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