“Tomorrow’s War” supervised by Gu Tianle was criticized by mainland audiences for poor script. Hong Kong netizens fought back: Does sci-fi film have a plot?
The Chinese sci-fi action movie “Tomorrow’s War”, supervised and starred by Louis Koo, will be released in Hong Kong on August 25, but the mainland has been released as early as last Friday (5th). Although there are a group of good actors such as Liu Qingyun, Zhang Jiahui, Carina Lau, Jiang Haowen, Xie Junhao and Zhang Jiahui’s friendly guest appearances, the comments from mainland audiences are quite numb, and most of them only have two or three stars on the Douban website.
“Tomorrow’s War” was produced by Tianxia Yi Film, and a trailer was played on the large 3D TV exterior wall of Matheson Street in Causeway Bay for publicity. “Tomorrow’s War” not only has a group of good actors, but also cost more than 450 million Hong Kong dollars to produce, including the use of local designers, props and post-production in Hong Kong; in addition, Gu Tianle once revealed that the shooting was not imaginary, but first Making animations for the reference of the team and actors, and then following the animations to shoot, can be said to be the most eye-catching movies; however, after watching it, mainland netizens criticized the script for the poor script and no plot, and said that they almost asked for a refund: “It’s a mess. “, “If you don’t look at it’s sincerity in special effects production, it’s really hard to give 2 stars. The script is so bad that every scene is nothing new”, “Gu Tianle tried his best, but he didn’t try his best. Good results”, “Two sentences of dialogue can sum up the whole movie”, “The plot is too simple, you can almost know the ending after reading the beginning”, “Don’t expect too much, the sci-fi element is very low. Personally, I think the easter eggs are more exciting than the main film” and so on.
Regarding the movie reviews of mainland netizens, some Hong Kong netizens refuted mainland netizens with a sentence, although they have not officially watched “Tomorrow’s War”: “May I ask if the sci-fi film has a plot?” Netizens said that they will definitely support Gu Tianle. Zhong mentioned that “Tomorrow’s War” is the first of its kind in sci-fi action movies. He also mentioned that generally speaking, watching foreign sci-fi movies is about special effects, and the plot is only a supporting role.