At the box office (unfortunately) it did not meet its expectations, but with 4.5 stars in the FILMSTARTS review it is for us the science fiction highlight of the year, which you can now experience at home…
… because “The creator“It’s now available on streaming! Just seven weeks after its release in theaters on September 28. Disney and Leonine now have sci-fi highlights from “Godzilla” and “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” creator Gareth Edwards as video on demand, for example.* – published!
So if you’re one of the many sci-fi fans who missed the movie in theaters and contributed to the $80 million hit ultimately grossing no more than $103.5 million, Now’s your chance to catch up on the highlights at home. It’s worth it ..
However, anyone betting on physical media will have to be a little more patient. “The Creator” will not be released until January 19, 2024*. Fans of excellent collector’s editions will also get their money’s worth, as the Ultra HD edition will be released on the Steelbook:
In the end, if you catch up with the dystopian epic in one way or another, it only plays a minor role – “The Creator” is worth it either way, but of course especially in the best, highest resolution version , due to its visually stunning images that come with your home theater system.
“The Creator”: the sci-fi event of the year in the home theater
This is what “The Creator” is about: In the future, humans will wage a bitter war against artificial intelligence. However, former agent Joshua (John David Washington) has completely different concerns, as his wife Maya (Gemma Chan) has disappeared without a trace. And then he receives a new mission that could decide the fate of humanity:
Joshua is tasked with tracking down an artificial intelligence developer known as the “Creator”, who is said to have developed a powerful weapon that could end the war but also wipe out all of humanity…
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That’s why “The Creator” is worth it: On the one hand, Gareth Edwards impresses with an excellent combination of content and production from a wide variety of role models such as “Blade Runner” or “Apocalypse Now”. In the end, it doesn’t live up to those timeless cinematic milestones (they ultimately received the full five stars in the FILMSTARTS review) but, according to FILMSTARTS editor-in-chief Christoph Petersen, it ultimately lacks “some narrative nuances.” of gray to achieve masterpiece status.” But “the sci-fi event of the year” easily compensates for the deductions in the B grade on a technical level:
Considering the often half-baked computer-generated images in mega-productions costing $200 million or more, What Evans gets for a comparatively paltry $80 million is nothing short of a cinematic miracle. And so, Edwards not only tells a sophisticated, dystopian-futuristic and yet tangibly relatable story, but also takes you into an opulent world with his “visionary, visual sci-fi epic,” which you can now immerse yourself in from your sofa
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