Movie of the moment: 7 opinions from viewers after seeing ‘Poor Creatures’

Few things have been talked about as much in recent weeks as the film ‘Poor Creatures‘, which is showing in Brazil and received 11 Oscar 2024 nominations.

The film, directed by Yorgos Lanthimos and starring Emma Stone, nominated in the Best Actress category, is among the three most watched in the country, and it is no coincidence. The story is surprising and generates immediate reactions from the audience.

This is also noticeable in the social media. Many people made a point of commenting or publishing something about the film.

To give you an idea of ​​the fuss, we selected seven posts that clearly demonstrate the feeling after watching the film. Follow along!

Reactions after seeing ‘Poor Creatures’

Emma Stone plays the protagonist of ‘Poor Creatures’ – Photo: Reproduction

The publications are part of thousands of reports published in Twitter in the last days. Most of them are in a tone of praise and surprise. Look!

1) @LuisFelipeVEVO

“At the beginning of ‘Poor Things,’ I thought, ‘There’s no way it’s this black and white bullshit shot with this $1.99 Shoppee lens that’s competing for 11 Oscars.’ But I’m glad I was wrong.”

2) @RodolfoCV

“I went to the cinema expecting a female version of Frankenstein and came across a much more interesting film. ‘Poor Things’ is about freedom, emancipation, maturity and self-knowledge. The protagonist — played by Emma Stone — is captivating.”

3) @annabarros

“Anyone who likes Medicine and Frankenstein by Mary Shelley has to see ‘Poor Creatures’. It’s just a little heavy, but within context.”

4) @foroursooyah

“’Poor Things’ is such a good film about Bella Baxter’s search for freedom, and I’ll say more: it looks a lot like a dark/comic version of ‘Barbie’. That said, five stars on Letterboxd.”


“I’m dying to see the video of Isa Boscov commenting on ‘Poor Creatures’, but only after [ela] see the film.”

6) @belovedstirling

“I finished watching ‘Poor Things’ and Emma Stone is already a two-time Oscar Winner here at home.”

7) @maridertoni

“I left the ‘Poor Things’ session like this: ‘we women are a bit Bella Baxter’”.

The film

Are you curious to check out the work? It’s very worth it. In addition to being the protagonist of the story, Emma Stone He was also in charge of production.

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The script is based on the book of the same name by Alasdair Gray and makes references to the classic ‘Frankenstein’, by Mary Shelley.

The story takes place in the Victorian period and follows the trajectory of the character Bella Baxter, brought back to life after her brain was replaced with that of her unborn child.

Sound crazy? That’s right. The surgery is performed by scientist Goldwin Bexter, played by Willem Dafoe.

After undergoing the procedure, the character wants to know more about the world and runs away with a lawyer on a trip across continents.

The cast also includes Mark Ruffalo, Jerrod Carmichael, Ramy Youssef, Christopher Abbott, Margaret Qualley, Kathryn Hunter, Suzy Bemba and Wayne Brett.