12. The Attempt of the Film to Include So Much New Content Distracts from the Original Plot Line
Again, one of the main issues with Eternals was the numerous new superheroes. It is hard for a viewer to understand all of the characters. It can be challenging to keep the various hyped-up events that are taking place in the film clear. Please know that it is not to discredit Zhao. She does an excellent job with this film for some viewers. However, other critics thought the introduction and explanation of each superhero were too long (via CNBC). It took up much of the running time in the movie. As if this is not enough, at the same time, there is also an apparent effort in creating and fleshing out several different plot lines. Talk about twists throughout a flick! As the movie plays on, it leaves viewers feeling confused (via CNBC). Why? Because they are attempting to piece the storyline together. That is, chronologically and as the story unfolds on the big screen.