The Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania trilogy has never been more under pressure. While the first two solo appearances for Paul Rudd's astonishingly small-scale superhero might afford to fall under the radar somewhat due to their (hem) smaller scale of Marvel storytelling, that's not the case for Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, as the threequel is being lauded as the MCU's exciting first chapter and the one that's really kick-starting the ongoing Multiverse S
When it came to Scott Lang in his Giant-Man style, the hype grew more apparent than expected, highlighting a common fault in the production. Now, the review embargo has lifted. And they aren't exactly being kind.
Empire has received one of the best reviews, citing three stars, but admitting that Quantumania has difficulties in recapturing the charm of the earlier films.
Geeks of Color was similarly harsher, branding it one of the MCU's "most forgettable" films.
Ant-Man 3 is becoming increasingly adamant due to all of the additional responsibility.
AP Entertainment agrees, saying it gets bogged down by all of the franchise heavy lifting it has to do.
CheatSheet had likewise little to nothing to say, describing it as a mere reimagining of what we've seen previously.
We Got This Covered is unfortunate to disagree with the pack, as our own review praises the film for its willingness to experiment, but ultimately finds it to be dismal due to the overabundance of MCU furniture-moving.
When it comes to major blockbuster films, what the critics and fans think vary, so it remains to be seen what the folks in theaters think about Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania. It will be released worldwide this Friday, February 17.