The ratings for Oppenheimer finally landed on Wednesday (July 19), a day after critics offered their thoughts on it Barbie – and Rotten Tomatoes has announced a winner.
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Rotten Tomatoes collects critic reviews from across the web to create a rating based on what percentage of the reviews were positive or negative.
On Tuesday, Barbie debuted with an impressive score of 89 percent on the review aggregator website, which has risen to 90 percent at the time of writing.
However, Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer surpassed Greta Gerwig’s picture with an opening score of 94 percent. Of course, these results may change as more reviews are received.
OppenheimerIt’s Nolan’s best-reviewed film to date because of its soundtrack. His next best film is the second film in his Batman trilogy. The dark knight (2008), which sits at 94 percent on Rotten Tomatoes.
2020s principle is his lowest scoring film on the site at 69 percent. The spiritual film confused viewers with its prominent themes such as time travel.
Starring Irish actor Cillian Murphy. Oppenheimer tells the life of the theoretical physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer, who promoted the development of the first atomic bomb.
BarbieMargot Robbie stars as the titular Mattel doll, who embarks on a journey to visit the real world to understand her true purpose.
The Independent‘s reviews of Rotten Tomatoes went against the grain. Our film critic Clarisse Loughrey gave Gerwig five stars for Barbie while giving Nolan’s performance a near-perfect four stars.
“Barbie is one of the most imaginative, flawless and surprising mainstream films of recent times – a testament to what can be achieved even in the deepest depths of capitalism,” she wrote.
Despite the call Oppenheimer Loughrey argued that the film was Nolan’s “finest and most insightful work” and was occasionally a little too self-aware of itself and the way cinema shapes its own reality.
Meanwhile, writer and filmmaker Paul Schrader called Nolan’s film the “best” and “most important film of this century.”
“I’m not a Nolan groupie, but this one blows the door off its hinges” The card counter (2021) wrote the director.
Both Oppenheimer And Barbie hits theaters on July 21st.