The Creator – Movie Review

“The Creator” is nothing short of a sci-fi masterpiece.

The Creator is the latest from Director by Gareth Edwards. He is known for his work on films like “Godzilla” and “Rogue One.” His latest film starring John David Washington sets a new standard for the genre. This sci-fi flick captivates the audience with its stunning visuals and delves deep into the complexities of human-AI relationships. Make sure to catch it in theaters starting September 29th.

Gareth Edwards is a visionary filmmaker.

This film once again spotlights his extraordinary talents. He skillfully weaves a narrative that humanizes artificial intelligence while taking us on a breathtaking journey through a war-torn world. The film draws inspiration from iconic works such as “A.I. Artificial Intelligence,” “Aliens,” “E.T.,” “Blade Runner,” and many more. He creates a unique and compelling story that pays homage to its predecessors while carving its path. Visually, “The Creator” is a treat for the eyes. Gareth Edwards’ signature style shines through as he meticulously crafts each frame. The post-apocalyptic landscapes, the advanced A.I. robots, and the human resistance camps are brought to life with such vivid detail that you’ll find yourself fully immersed in this dystopian world.

John David Washington’s performance as the former soldier who stumbles upon the secret weapon, a robot in the form of a young child, is nothing short of outstanding. He proves again that he can carry a film with his charisma and acting prowess, following his remarkable role in “Tenet.” It’s safe to say that his father, Denzel Washington, must be incredibly proud of his son’s achievements. Washington’s portrayal of the soldier struggling with his humanity and the moral implications of his discovery adds depth to the character and the overall narrative.

Gareth Edwards, known for his ability to create mind-blowing visuals, doesn’t disappoint in “The Creator.” The action sequences are heart-pounding, and the moments of emotional connection between the characters and A.I. robots called Synths are equally powerful. The film perfectly balances spectacle and storytelling, making it an unforgettable experience for sci-fi enthusiasts. Adding to the film’s brilliance is the hauntingly beautiful score by Hans Zimmer. His music enhances the atmosphere, elevating the emotional impact of key scenes and providing a sonic backdrop that lingers long after the credits roll.


I give The Creator 4.5 out of 5 stars. It is a sci-fi masterpiece that combines Gareth Edwards’ exceptional visual storytelling with John David Washington’s remarkable performance. This film manages to humanize A.I. in a thought-provoking and emotionally resonant way while setting a new standard for the genre.

Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

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Sean Tajipour is the Founder and Editor of Nerdtropolis and the host of the Moviegoers Society Podcast. He is also a member of the Critics Choice Association. You can follow on Twitter and Instagram @Seantaj.

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