Eddie Murphy and Jonah Hill’s Netflix movie gets No. 1 ratings

Comedy legend Eddie Murphy and the new Jonah Hill Netflix R-rated comedy. You peopleThe first reviews are in – and they don’t look good.

The movie currently has a score of 33% Rotten tomatoeswith most critics crushing the film in their reviews.

For example, detour“While their take on race relations in the 21st century seems aimed at young viewers, it is more likely to land with their parents and grandparents,” said film critic Rhonda Racha Benris.

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Meanwhile Stephanie Zacharek Time magazine He noted that although the film hardly stretches to make its point, in the end it is played too safe to make it.

varietyRenee Rodriguez said:You people He fizzles out and loses his temper when it really matters, not allowing the comedy to speak for itself, as if there were scared people in the back row—or a sofa chair—might miss the point.”

Richard Roeper of Chicago Sun Times He said that the film “sinks under the weight of its lucidity and consistently grueling approach, despite the sometimes elegant and slick direction from Kenya Barris and the incredibly talented cast”.

However, not all reviews were negative IndieWireChristian Zelko points out that you can only like this movie if you don’t like fun: “You people It ends up being more of a rom-com and love letter to LA than really biting satire, but you have to be fun-hating to complain about it. “

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while the Hollywood ReporterSheri Linden said, “It happens like gangbusters and keeps generating belly laughs past the halfway point, slowing down and then taking a GPS-directed transformation into a familiar love story.”

With overwhelmingly negative reviews, it doesn’t seem like it You people It is well received by critics. However, audiences are known to love movies that critics don’t necessarily love, so he might still have his saving grace.

You people Releases January 27, 2023 on Netflix.

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