Seinfeld's Netflix movie criticized as one of decade's worst

Comedy legend Jerry Seinfeld is facing a mixed bag of reactions with his new Netflix movie, Unfrosted. The film, which Seinfeld stars in, co-wrote, and directed, tells the story of rival cereal companies racing to create a pastry that will change breakfast forever—Pop-Tarts. The star-studded cast includes Melissa McCarthy, Jim Gaffigan, Hugh Grant, Amy Schumer, and more.

Critics have been sharply divided on Unfrosted, with some praising its zany humor and star-studded cast, while others have panned it as one of the worst movies in recent memory. The film currently holds a 46 percent positive critics score on Rotten Tomatoes, with reviews ranging from scathing to modestly positive.

Some top critics from publications like The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and San Francisco Chronicle have given the film modestly positive reviews, praising Seinfeld's direction and the film's comedic moments. However, others have criticized Unfrosted for its lackluster humor and pacing.

Despite the mixed reviews, Seinfeld remains unfazed, stating in a recent interview that he hopes audiences will simply enjoy the film and get a laugh or two out of it. Whether viewers will find Unfrosted to their taste remains to be seen, as the film was released today on Netflix.

Ultimately, comedy is subjective, and what one person finds hilarious, another may find lackluster. With Unfrosted, Seinfeld has delivered a comedy that has elicited a wide range of reactions, from gleefully silly to distressingly laugh-free. Whether the film will stand the test of time as a classic remains to be seen, but for now, audiences can judge for themselves by giving Unfrosted a watch on Netflix.


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