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Rebel Moon X reviews – Jimmy’s gesture strikes everyone, fans compare the sci-fi with District 9

Rebel Moon: Part One – A Child of Fire has finally dropped on December 21, and is currently trending at #4 on Netflix

Rebel Moon X reviews – Jimmy’s gesture strikes everyone, fans compare the sci-fi with District 9

Still of Sofia Boutella from Rebel Moon

Last Updated: 10.41 PM, Dec 24, 2023


Following a massive pre-release excitement and unconventional audience engagement, Zack Snyder's sci-fi epic, Rebel Moon: Part One - A Child of Fire, premiered on Netflix on December 21. Dominating the internet since its announcement, the film solidified its place as one of the year's most hotly anticipated releases, and undeniably one of Netflix's biggest ventures to date. However, beyond the hype, Rebel Moon remains to be seen as either a genre-defining masterpiece or a Snyderian spectacle, leaving critics and audiences highly impressed.

Rebel Moon trailer

The trailer opens with a tranquil moment of reflection for Kora (Sofia Boutella), who reveals her origins as a survivor discovered amidst the ruins of a shattered vessel, a tale hinting at a troubled past. However, the ominous approach of a ship heralds the arrival of a formidable foe, Admiral Atticus Noble (Ed Skrein), driven by a quenching hunger for power. This sets the stage for a clash between a peaceful farming community and Noble's ruthless forces, igniting a conflict filled with intense confrontations and exhilarating action.


Netizen's reactions on Rebel Moon

Rebel Moon’s release has sparked a debate online, with netizens divided on its merits. However, its thrilling action sequences are a clear highlight, with some viewers praising the film's use of CGI to depict scientific concepts. Notably, some even prefer the visual clarity and detail of these elements on streaming platforms compared to theatrical screenings.

However, more than just a robot, Jimmy has transcended the screen thanks to Anthony Hopkins's refined voice acting and the character's captivating design. His every movement, from the subtlest gesture to the most thrilling action sequence, feels infused with a modern sensibility that resonates with viewers.

Cinematography impressed much

While some praised the breathtaking visuals of Rebel Moon, particularly its stunning cinematography, most online chatter seems to be buzzing around the film's action sequences. From the dazzling laser shootouts to the bone-crunching robot clashes, the sci-fi has the internet in a frenzy.

Rebel Moon Netflix release

Dive into the epic saga of Rebel Moon: Part One – A Child of Fire, is streaming on Netflix, and the thrilling sequel, Part Two - The Scargiver, arrives on April 19, 2024.

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