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Ant-Man Reactions Are In, Here's What The Critics Are Saying

The summer movie season has already delivered big hits like Joss Whedon’s The Avengers: Age of Ultron, George Miller’s Mad Max: Fury Road, and Colin Trevorrow’s Jurassic World - but if you think we’re close to done you better think again, as the next couple months are filled with more anticipated blockbusters. Certainly towards the top of the list is the latest effort from Marvel Studios – Peyton Reed’s Ant-Man - and while the film isn’t coming out for a few more weeks, social media reactions have already begun pouring in.

The first press screenings of Ant-Man were held Thursday night, and journalists have begun sharing their thoughts on the upcoming film. So what did they think? Check out a sampling below!

Let’s start with our very own Eric Eisenberg, who saw Ant-Man and said:

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Erik Davis of Fandango and Movies.com shared:

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He also added:

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Drew McWeeny of HitFix Tweeted:

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Jeremy Smith of AICN adds:

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And Ed Douglas of ComingSoon said:

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But they weren’t all positive. Ant-Man, after all, went through a series of conversions, switching directors and changing course a few times during pre-production. Mike Sampson of ScreenCrush weighs in with:

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And Steve Weintraub of Collider concludes:

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Ant-Man doesn’t open in theaters until July 17, so these reactions will either have to pique your curiosity or deflate your dreams. Weigh in below with your thoughts, and keep checking CinemaBlend for plenty more Ant-Man and Marvel coverage as we run up to opening day.

Eric Eisenberg

NJ native who calls LA home; lives in a Dreamatorium. A decade-plus CinemaBlend veteran; endlessly enthusiastic about the career he’s dreamt of since seventh grade.