Although critics are not always kind to fiction, people do not always agree with their positions. We tell you about two productions that although the “specialists” did not like them so much, they won the hearts of the fans.
It is clear that the world of criticism often helps a person decide to watch a series or movie, or directly avoid it, just as there are many others in which they prefer to take their risks and are not interested in what they say in the least. the press Many times, this has to do with their decisions being influenced by a star of Hollywood that they like to see in whatever, or for a matter of comfort, as in Netflix, which today is the most installed platform worldwide.
With social networks and the internet, the gap between the opinions of the people and the critics became even more evident. just walk around Twitter The Instagram to find opinions that are sometimes light years away from what the famous “specialists” say about a production. For this reason, we tell you about three series that, although they do not have the endorsement of critics, are loved by audiences worldwide.
Emily in Paris
The case of the series starring Lily Collins it is more than strange. It is a production that was destroyed by critics and audiences simultaneously. However, a peculiar situation occurs: everyone says they hate it but everyone sits down to watch it as soon as it is released. for something Netflix he understood that beyond the questions that the first installment had, they could make a second; for ironic consumption or whatever, people will see it the same.
Mayor of Kingstown
Premiered in November by Paramount+ and with the prominence of Jeremy Renner, recently in vogue for his series of Marvel, it was obvious that the series was going to be seen beyond what the specialists said. Prison dramas are almost guaranteed viewership and fans took it upon themselves to make it clear in Rotten Tomatoes that they liked what they saw. While critics gave him a 32% approval rating, for the audience the first installment deserved 89%. More than 60 points of difference!
This week there was a lot of talk about Full House for the sad departure of Bob Saget, one of the actors who was part of the sitcom that began in the 1980s. And if it’s about the beginning, when today no one would hesitate to fondly remember this series, just read some reviews published in 1987 to see how Criticism destroyed it. Robert Lawrence from The San Diego Union-Tribune said “wasn’t for laughs”, while John O’Connor from The New York Times pointed out that it was “one predictable situation after another” Y Howard Rosenberg from Los Angeles Times assured that he did not have “laughs or life”.