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It goes without saying that Dwayne Johnson doesn’t make films to appeal to critics, since the A-list superstar has built his brand almost entirely on crowd-pullers, so it’s no surprise Black Adam has become the latest controversy in the middle.
What is interesting, however, is the sheer size of the discrepancy. As we look at the actor-producer’s last three major starring roles, it’s eye-opening to see the stark disagreements between the two sides of the divide. Disney’s jungle cruiseNetflix Red noticeand the DCEU Blockbuster currently hold disappointing Rotten Tomatoes scores of 63, 36, and 41 percent, respectively.
However, the user ratings for the trio of big-budget epics are significantly higher at 92, 92 and 90 respectively, so it’s clear The Rock is making good on its end of the bargain when it comes to making smash hits that audiences will love . Black Adam has been driving superhero supporters insane since opening on Friday, and the man himself has taken to Twitter to celebrate the outpouring of admiration.
While it would be nice if Johnson put a little more effort into choosing his projects, it’s impossible to deny that his methodology works. People want to see the 50-year-old kick ass and take names with a wink, and based on his track record at the box office, it’s a win-win process — with critics standing in the rain as a result.
https://wegotthiscovered.com/movies/dwayne-johnson-celebrates-fans-loving-black-adam-more-than-twice-as-much-as-critics/ Dwayne Johnson celebrates fans who love “Black Adam” more than twice as much as critics