Gareth Edwards’ long-awaited science fiction epic The creator has finally been unveiled to its first audience, with a press screening taking place Monday night in Hollywood.
With full reviews of The creator The first, albeit brief, reactions on social media have yet to come in after the screening and well before the film’s release on September 29. The consensus seems to be that The creator could be a classic.
Judging from the initial reactions on social media from film journalists and critics, there is almost universal praise for this approach The creator looks and the stunning work of cinematographers Oren Soffer and Greig Fraser. Many of those who saw the film on Monday called it one of the best films of 2023.
The creator starring John David Washington, Gemma Chan, Ken Watanabe, Sturgill Simpson, Allison Janney and newcomer Madeleine Yuna Voyles.
The film stars Washington as Joshua, a hardened ex-special forces operative grieving the disappearance of his wife (Chan), who is recruited to track down and kill “the Creator,” the elusive architect of advanced technology. AI that has developed a mysterious weapon. with the power to end war and humanity itself.
The creator was written by Edwards and Chris Weitz, from a story by Edwards. The film will premiere at Fantastic Fest on September 26 and go into wide release on September 29.
Read on for the first reactions to The creator.