The movie, which has Chris Hemsworth’s Thor crew up with Natalie Portman’s The Mighty Thor to struggle off an evil power that’s killing gods, has made $302 million worldwide thus far.
That is the excellent news. The not-so-good information is that “Love and Thunder” has garnered combined evaluations from audiences and critics alike.
If the fanbase that sees a Marvel film on opening weekend just isn’t insanely into what they’re watching, that does not depart a whole lot of hope for long-term field workplace development.
Briefly, in the event you’ve failed to energise the opening weekend viewers — which might probably take pleasure in a Marvel movie of Thor studying a cellphone ebook for 2 hours — there’s not a whole lot of locations to go from there by way of field workplace success within the weeks to come back.
The lukewarm reactions are additionally changing into a little bit of a pattern for the superhero model not too long ago, with three of its final 4 movies incomes a CinemaScore beneath “A.”
So what is going on on with Marvel?
Additionally, the flicks following the record-breaking success of 2019’s “Avengers: Endgame” have felt a bit aimless as a consequence of an absence of overarching storylines.
Does this imply Marvel is in hassle? Hardly.
Both method, theaters and Hollywood are more than pleased to see an enormous weekend like this because the business makes an attempt to return to pre-pandemic normalcy on the field workplace.