Spectacular, but confusing – briefly about the first reviews of the series The Witcher

On December 16, the premiere of the series The Witcher took place at Netflix Online Cinema. Profile publications have already watched the new product, and the Metacritic aggregator calculated an average rating of 53 points out of 100.

Jacob Oller, Paste
Jacob Oller, Paste:

“If you are able to cope with a fast-moving and unforgiving introduction, if you are well acquainted with fantasy, are able to perceive frenzy and love a witch’s theme, you will like the series.”
Rating: 83 out of 100.

Tim Surrett, TV Guide
Tim Surrett, TV Guide:

“The Witcher has a fairly high threshold for entry – strange fantasy names, a wild plot structure, and a complicated background. It can be difficult to figure out without help. I started watching the series only with superficial knowledge of his universe, and ended up with the desire to learn about it as much as possible. If you have the opportunity to let the Witcher into your life, you need to use it. ”
Rating: 80 out of 100.

Mike Hale, The New York Times
Mike Hale, The New York Times:

“More like an adventure for a Saturday morning than a prestigious Sunday night project. If that sounds like fun, you’re right. ”
Rating: 60 out of 100.

Daniel D'Addario, Variety
Daniel D’Addario, Variety:

“The Witcher has a rich visual and grandiose-looking world. It is a pity that he lacks the tonal sequence. A drama series with a high level of violence is riddled with humor, which often seems out of place. ”
Rating: 60 out of 100.

Dan Feinberg, The Hollywood Reporter
Dan Feinberg, The Hollywood Reporter:

“Will the Witcher like newbies?” Perhaps, but it will take a lot of patience. If this is not about you, then the huge entertainment part will not be able to compensate for the intricate structure. ”
Rating: 50 out of 100.

Darren Franick, Entertainment Weekly
Darren Franick, Entertainment Weekly:

“This is the first series to get better with interruptions in advertising. Alas, my Destination is to never watch this festival of boredom again. ”
0 out of 100.

The Witcher is based on the book series The Witcher Saga. The main character – a hired monster hunter Geralt of Rivia – is drawn into the war between the Kingdoms of the North and the Nilfgaard empire. At the time of publication, the average rating of the series from users on the Metacritic aggregator is 8.3 points out of 10.