Atom User Reviews for The Northman
Not sure why anyone has anything good to say about this movie. I was stoked to go see it based on the trailer, but it was pretty bad. Slow, poor story development... a poor story to begin with, and they didn't do anything to make it any better. it's been a long time since I was so disappointed afer watching a movie. I wouldn't waste your money folks.
The details in this movie are great. Straightforward story line to understand. Many action packed scenes. Good acting overall. An absolute great movie to watch.
2 1/2 hours of life gone we will never get back. With no entertainment value. Worst movie I have seen in years. My husband and I just kept looking at each other like should we leave this is terrible. When it was finally over we just looked at each other in disbelief. Waste of time!!!!
It is by far the worst Viking movie ever! Horrible story/plot too much blah blah blah, and not enough action as expected in a Viking movie. Gives Viking genre a bad name.
This is a movie I will definitely see again! I liked the story, the imagery. It's intense and keeps your attention the whole way through. Skarsgard is amazing in this!
Starts off slow, the Norse mythos keeps it interesting. Definitely don’t come on drugs for this one.
Do not watch this movie. It is a terrible low budget film.
The worst movie I’ve seen in a long time.
First time I have walked out of a movie in years. Horrible
the young son of a Viking king is saddled with a fateful task of avenging his father and rescuing his captive mother from the hands of the King's ambitious brother. Hypnotic filmmaking with some weird stuff in it, coupled with Shakespearean-style dialog may turn off some viewers, but this Viking epic delivers an engaging story, sincere performances (especially Taylor-Joy), and stirring visuals. I actually would have liked more visceral violence that was in line with reality of the time, but if you like violence, don't worry. This film pulls few punches. A true "man movie", with strong female characters as well.
movie was pretty savage. 4.3 stars.
THIS MOVIE IS PURE TRASH!!
The first hour is just too slow, it tends to be hard to follow, and I honestly think it would have benefited from better direction.
tranports you to viking times. really epic
Eggers delivers once again! The man is such a visionary! Love the intensity of his films. Fantastically immersive. Actors perfectly cast. Great performances. I read an article depicting The Northman being this generations "Gladiator". I can definitely understand why. A great epic!
Terrible story. I expected so much more from such a great cast.
I made it through forty five minutes and walked out. Never again. It was as silly as it was slow, especially the coming of age ritual with the boy. Will not be finishing that movie.
so much scenes that just should of not been there. i thought this movie was realistic but it was just so dumb. would not recommend. i've seen kids in the theater too. Def not for kids either.
Slow paced movie with excellent cinematography. Great acting from the lead and cast members. A pretty good movie.
This is for story lovers. It has a great cast, great effects and the mythology was beautiful! The imagery was stunning.
Who ever made this movie should not be given the chance to make another .
It was horrible.
this is by far the dumbest movie I have ever seen. It was a complete joke.
Exactly what I expected from Robert Eggers. Perfect.
Great watch for me, im interested in history/ fantasy movies.
It was epic! See this movie on the BIG SCREEN!
Revenge, mythology, and fate. This movie has it all. Amazing visuals and a great cast. I highly recommend you see this film.
So detailed that I never thought I was watching a movie
Did not really like the ending
Starts off a lil slow but the 2nd part is fantastic!
Best movie I’ve seen in years!!!
Great storyline and action.
Extremely straightforward, with few surprises, but an excellent delivery of what it promises
Sequencing is awful with a story line that makes little sense
started out good then failed.. had alot of potential such a shame
whoever made this was definitely on drugs and doesn't know how to tell story. Action and visuals were cool but plot, characters basically everything else was severely lacking. Scenes jumped around and nothing made sense. Felt like I was on drugs watching this.
Great movie. Gritty, realistic, and refreshingly not woke!
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This movie is amazing I don't understand the people saying it's boring, it's basically action from beginning to end amazing movie
It was very slow and anticlimactic.
A complete waste of money!
What a movie!!!!!
What a cinematic treat!
Super violent, poor story, plenty if darkness and bad feelings. Animal cruelty and a terrible ending. Just don’t waste your time ;)
At least from an ambition standpoint, Eggers’ devotion pays off in heaps. The Northman offers a lot to enjoy in what is a lot of movie. It features both see-it-to-believe-it “fuck yeah!” gruesomeness in its 10th Century tale and the kind of historical and mythical attention to detail to be expected from Eggers
Perhaps Eggers has lost some of the horrible intimacy we savoured in his earlier work. But he offers us compensation in scope, intensity and pure bloody ferocity.
Make it your destiny to see this blood-soaked odyssey along the edge of the world as soon as possible.