Netflix’s latest release, ‘Malcolm & Marie’ has received mixed reviews by critics. However, Tweeple seem to be praising its rawness.
Last Friday, Netflix released Malcolm & Marie, a 2021 American romantic drama film. The film stars John David Washington and Zendaya in lead roles and is written-directed by Sam Levinson. The film revolves around a couple- a director, Malcolm Elliott, played by John David Washington and his girlfriend, Marie Jones, played by Zendaya. Their relationship is going through turbulent times. Also, it is tested on the night of the director’s latest film’s premiere. In a black and white frame, the couple discusses the film, their lives, the film industry, and society in general.
While the film is currently the talk of the town, the talk is not either black or white. The film has received mixed reviews from critics across the globe. On Rotten Tomatoes, 58% of 165 critics gave the film a positive review, with an average rating of 6.4/10. While some critics have found the commentary and cinematography to be breathtaking, others have found the screenplay to be too stretched.
As soon as the film started streaming on Netflix, netizens took to Twitter to express their views of the film. However, most of the tweets speak in favour of the film citing it as “toxic but raw and authentic”. Also, Twitterati has especially loved Zendaya’s acting and the chemistry of the on-screen couple. Therefore, to sum up the general Twitter reactions of people, we have collated some of the tweets made by the audience.
Check out these tweets about Malcolm & Marie:
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