Chloé Zhao is a favourite arthouse director whose Nomadland took $4.8 million in Australia even through the first outbreak of COVID last year. While she made this film she was prepping for Eternals, a superhero movie based on a dustier corner of the Marvel storyworld. [All figures in AU$.]
The critics have not been kind across both the arthouse and blockbuster publications, particularly in the US. ‘No place for nuance’, seems to be the general verdict.