Rotten Tomatoes Critics Shred Jennifer Lopez Netflix Movie ‘Atlas’

Jennifer Lopez’s new Netflix sci-fi thriller Atlas is being smashed by Rotten Tomatoes critics.

The official logline for Atlas reads, “Atlas Shepherd (Jennifer Lopez), a superb however misanthropic information analyst with a deep mistrust of synthetic intelligence, joins a mission to seize a renegade robotic with whom she shares a mysterious previous. However when plans go awry, her solely hope of saving the way forward for humanity from AI is to belief it.”

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Directed by Rampage and San Andreas filmmaker Brad Peyton, the Netflix unique film premieres on the streaming service Friday. Of the 19 opinions on Rotten Tomatoes as of this publication, Atlas has a dismal 11% “rotten” ranking based mostly on 19 opinions.

Lower than 50 verified customers have rated the J.Lo film up to now and collectively are giving the movie a 59% impartial Viewers Rating, so it is conceivable that Atlas may rise into constructive territory with viewers as extra Netflix subscribers see it.

What Don’t Critics Like About ‘Atlas’?

In his evaluate of Atlas for Selection, Todd Gilchrist writes, “A dearth of unique concepts undercuts the attraction of Atlas, leaving Lopez to fend for herself in a lot the identical method her character is pressured to within the movie’s formulaic story.”

Gilchrist even takes a shot at Jennifer Lopez’s AI companion within the movie, which is framed within the guise of an exo-suit.

“The exo-suit, its ‘persona’ and the movie’s total meditation on synthetic intelligence feels absolutely cobbled collectively from the elements of too many earlier movies to depend,” Gilchrist writes in his Selection evaluate. “The equipment of Atlas’ lifesaving exo-suit appears no completely different from the AMP (Amplified Mobility Platform) fits in James Cameron’s Avatar, itself a descendant of the facility loader in Cameron’s Aliens.”

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In the meantime, William Bibbiani doesn’t waste any time ripping on Atlas in his evaluate for The Wrap, writing, “Hidden someplace beneath all of the generic dialogue, embarrassing plot, mediocre motion and oddly ineffective performances, there’s a good suggestion in Brad Peyton’s Atlas. It’s a disgrace the filmmakers by no means discovered it.”

As of this publication, Atlas discovered no less than two critiques in its preliminary batch of 19 opinions to be “recent.”

One of many constructive notices—from Matt Donato of IGN—notes, “Atlas earns greater than a shrug, even when it gained’t settle related and alarming debates about synthetic intelligence’s place in modern society.”

Donato additionally writes in his evaluate, “Atlas may not be the following groundbreaking sci-fi epic, however Brad Peyton’s humanity-vs.-AI saga earns factors for entertaining us with a hot-button idea that sounds far worse than its execution.”

Additionally starring Sterling Okay. Brown and Simi Liu, Atlas is streaming solely on Netflix.

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