Okay, so we saw a bunch of tweets and fan reactions to Ant Man, now the official reviews are in. The verdict?
Variety tells us, “Less is often more in this enjoyably scaled-down Marvel adaptation…at its best, the Marvel Cinematic Universe can allow for humor, whimsy and lightness of spirit – all qualities that come into play in Ant Man, a winningly modest addition to the ever-expanding Disney / Marvel family.”
The Hollywood Reporter calls Ant-Man “small and sort of sweet.” The timing for a more modest Marvel movie “might even be fortuitous as far as the fan base is concerned, what with the sense of overkill emanating from the most recent Avengers installment and a mirth quotient in the new outing that, by Marvel standards, ranks behind only that of the disarming Guardians of the Galaxy last summer.”
So perhaps by going a little smaller and personal, Marvel could have a mid-July winner with Ant-Man, and it’s nice to know that after some bumps in the road it could indeed be a terrific movie.