"Orion and the Dark," a new animated fantasy film from Dreamworks, has quickly climbed the ranks on Netflix
Released on Friday, February 2, the movie has outperformed recent blockbuster additions like "Fury" and "Pacific Rim" but is second to "The Vow"
The story revolves around Orion, an elementary school kid who fears everything, with the dark being his greatest fear.
Crafted by acclaimed screenwriter Charlie Kaufman, known for works like "Being John Malkovich" and "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind,"
Critics have praised "Orion and the Dark," earning it an impressive 87% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
Despite the positive reviews, there is a more mixed response from some critics, with Kevin Maher of The Times of London
The film's audience score on Rotten Tomatoes is a decent but not exceptional 67%, indicating a somewhat mixed reception among viewers.
For families seeking a film suitable for all ages, "Orion and the Dark" is highlighted for its vibrant animation.
"Orion and the Dark" is recommended as a valuable addition to your Netflix watchlist
streaming platform's ability to deliver engaging and quality animated content for diverse audiences.