The first reviews of the film articles show that “Venom: Let There Be Carnage” is less attractive and many limitations.
ScreenRant reported on September 30, early feedback from critics and film journalists about Venom: Let There Be Carnage has been shared. The sequel is considered to have many changes compared to Venom (2018), but the content still has many clumsy and inconsistent details. The interaction between humans and extraterrestrial parasites is the central factor, attracting viewers.
Writer Molly Freeman wrote: “Despite being adapted from an action comic and the relationship between Eddie and Venom which is attractive to audiences, the film still has problems when it comes to character development and plot development. Venom on screen and the original comic book have not yet found a common voice.”
The New York Times published a commentary by writer Amy Nicholson. The article reads: “The film has epic, fierce, but less interesting melee battles. In the next part, please the producer give up the idea of using this pair of characters to save the world. Because, to quote Venom: ‘Responsibility is only for the common people'”.
“The situation in the film is awkwardly choreographed, the visual effects are used extensively. The only humor from the movie comes from its huge budget. But because the movie brought to the screen the character of Carnage, it deserves to be forgiven,” wrote Peter Debruge from Variety harshly.
Agreeing with Debruge, Matt Goldberg wrote on Collider: “Let There Be Carnage feels quite boring. The film is not as funny as Deadpool, nor does it pursue a melancholy superhero image like the Batman series. It has a little bit of each, the result becomes unfinished like no other. But at least, if you put your point of view in favor of comedy, Let There Be Carnage is still a fun movie.”
Meanwhile, some others have more positive comments. William Bibbiani from The Wrap said: “Venom: Let There be Carnage has a fast and explosive superhero storyline, different from many other commercial titles in Hollywood. The film puts a lot of details into about 90 minutes, but does not make viewers feel crammed.”
The IGN site analyzes the pros and cons of the superhero movie in detail: “The film puts Venom, Eddie and the super villain in a monstrous story. Andy Serkis has directed a hilarious action sequel where the characters fully reveal their personalities and traits.”
“In parallel, the film is a love story revolving around the development of relationships. Characters learn how to build and put trust in the opponent. The Venom series itself has to face many difficulties,” writer Francesca Rivera wrote on IGN.
Venom: Let There Be Carnage is directed by Andy Serkis from a screenplay by Kelly Marcel. Actor Tom Hardy returns as Eddie Brock, while Michelle Williams plays the female lead Anne Weying.