Winnie the Pooh: Blood and Honey debuts dismal Rotten Tomatoes score
Winnie the Pooh: Blood and Honey debuted with a dismal Rotten Tomatoes score after a frantic hype for the beloved children's book.
After much anticipation, "Winnie the Pooh: Blood and Honey" premiered dismal on Rotten Tomatoes. With the 1926 Winnie the Pooh book officially entering the public domain last year, previously little-known director Rhys Flake-Waterfield was able to deliver a wild reimagining of A. A. Milne's beloved children's book. Since May last year, the promotional video and trailer of "Winnie the Pooh's Blood and Honey" has received widespread attention on the Internet, making this seemingly absurd horror film arouse a lot of expectations.
Now, as the microbudget horror film begins its limited theatrical release, more and more critics are sharing their reviews. Unsurprisingly, at the time of writing, "Winnie the Pooh: Blood and Honey" has an 8% premiere rating on Rotten Tomatoes with just over 10 reviews, but that score isn't expected to skyrocket over time. Early on, the critical consensus seemed to be that "Winnie the Pooh: Blood and Honey" was a poorly made movie designed to grab attention, on par with Shark Roll.
Winnie-the-Pooh: Blood and Honey's Rotten Tomatoes Scores Explained
Winnie-the-Pooh: Blood and Honey's poor Rotten Tomatoes score is no surprise. As a quirky low-budget indie horror flick, the project's chances of getting good reviews from critics are slim to none. However, its absurd premise is precisely that What makes it so popular online, and based on early box office numbers, is that audiences will actually show up in theaters to watch it.
Although Winnie the Pooh: Blood and Honey was panned by critics, early audience reactions tended to be positive. On Rotten Tomatoes, it has an Audience Score in the 60% range, submitting over 50 verified ratings. Based on reactions from early viewers online, they seem to agree that Winnie the Pooh: Blood and Honey is utterly ridiculous, but they also admit that it's ridiculously entertaining and explosive, even comparing it to the room known as Citizen Kay in the bad movie. kindness.
Based on reviews and audience reactions to Winnie the Pooh: Blood and Honey so far, it may have a chance to become the next big hit with younger audiences. Already off to a stellar start at the international box office, the horror film appears poised to continue during its limited theatrical run in the United States. More blood and honey has been promised as the sequel, Winnie the Pooh 2, is officially in production.
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