Five young mutants, just discovering their abilities while held in a secret facility against their will, fight to escape their past sins and save themselves.
“The New Mutants” is a 2020 superhero-horror film directed by Josh Boone and based on the Marvel Comics team of the same name. The film follows five young mutants who are being held in a secret facility as they discover their abilities and try to escape.
Overall, the film received mixed reviews from critics and audiences alike. Some praised the film’s unique blend of superhero and horror elements, while others criticized its slow pacing and lack of character development.
One of the strengths of the film is its talented cast, including Maisie Williams as Rahne Sinclair/Wolfsbane and Anya Taylor-Joy as Illyana Rasputin/Magik. Their performances, along with the rest of the cast, help to bring the characters to life and make the audience care about their struggles.
However, some critics felt that the film’s horror elements were not well-executed, with the scares feeling forced and predictable. Additionally, the film’s pacing was criticized, with some feeling that it dragged on in certain parts.
Overall, while “The New Mutants” has its flaws, it is still an interesting and unique addition to the superhero genre. Fans of the comics or those looking for a different take on the typical superhero film may find it worth watching, but others may find it disappointing.