Although Zack Snyder’s Rebel Moon created immense buzz online, prior to its release with its promising trailer, the movie eventually got slammed by critics. Right after the film’s first screening, Rebel Moon faced humiliating reviews from the viewers.
Set to release on 15th December 2023, Zack Snyder’s movie is now facing a grave situation. Failing to impress the critics with its first screening, the movie got slammed by netizens on X. Sharing their initial reactions to the new film, reviewers and critics pointed out different aspects of Rebel Moon that disappointed them.
Zack Snyder’s Rebel Moon Got Slammed After First Screening
Ending his iconic run with DC, Zack Snyder ventured into his own project and came up with his futuristic imagination, Rebel Moon. Creating a major buzz on social media with its storyline and a few snippets, the movie which is set to release in two parts, got highly appreciated by fans right after its trailer dropped.
Set to debut in a limited theatrical release on 15th December 2023, Zack Snyder‘s Rebel Moon recently appeared for its initial screening. And surprisingly, unlike the buzz created by its trailer drop, the movie got heavily slammed. Disappointing audiences and critics with its execution, the movie garnered brutal reviews.
Audiences and critics who went to watch the initial screening of the upcoming movie, hoping to get mesmerized by the cinematography and storytelling, instead got stunned by its “clunky execution” and “dull characters”. Sharing their initial reactions to Zack Snyder’s film on X, critics brutally slammed the film.
Critics Shared Their Disappointment Over Rebel Moon
Expressing their disappointment over Rebel Moon, especially after having high hopes for Zack Snyder and his fascinating filmmaking, critics pinpointed the issues with the film. Next Best Pictures’ Matt Neglia pointed out the shabby execution and the issues with the characters and stated,
“Zack Snyder’s clunky execution makes even the most basic drama feel tedious. Derivative sci-fi with unimpressive slow-mo action & dull characters.”
REBEL MOON – PART ONE: A CHILD OF FIRE should’ve aligned with my predilection for epic storytelling but left me feeling detached. Zack Snyder’s clunky execution makes even the most basic drama feel tedious. Derivative sci-fi with unimpressive slow-mo action & dull characters. pic.twitter.com/nLPvPneG0P
— Matt Neglia (@NextBestPicture) December 14, 2023
Other critics like Brobible’s Eric Italiano harshly pointed out how Zack Snyder failed miserably at impressing the audiences. Despite his previous work experience in movies of a similar genre, this time Snyder failed to achieve brilliance. Specifically taking a dig at the filmmaker’s direction, Italiano informed how he walked out on the movie.
“Rebel Moon’ is the first movie I’ve walked out of in a long, long time.”
#RebelMoon is the first movie I’ve walked out of in a long, long time
a stunning dearth of drama, aggressive over-direction, and bad acting throughout
an absolute buffet for Zack Snyder haters pic.twitter.com/OyDbfUValI
— Eric Italiano (@eric_ital) December 14, 2023
I wanted to love #RebelMoon and *parts* of it I did, especially the end.
It spends so much time assembling the team so getting to know the characters more in the extended cut will probably enhance it. It’s big on style but the ambitious story could’ve been better delivered. pic.twitter.com/e8LrzMaz3e
— BD (@BrandonDavisBD) December 14, 2023
Similarly, several other critics expressed their disappointment in Zack Snyder’s Rebel Moon, while only a handful of people shared good reviews.