Critics weren’t too kind to last year’s long-gestasting, space-set love story “Passengers
,” even though it finally combined the talents of beloved stars Jennifer Lawrence
and Chris Pratt
. The film has just a 31% rating on Rotten Tomatoes
(decidedly un-fresh), where pull-quotes lambast the Morten Tyldum
feature for a litany of sins, from being “disappointing” to “problematic” and having an “icky stalker scenario” that was “built upon the most disturbing premise” one critic had witnessed in years.
Yet the film prevailed at the box office, where it pulled in over $300 million in worldwide returns (and got nominated for two Oscars to boot). Audiences seemed to like it, and you know who else did, too? Lawrence herself.
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In her revealing new Vogue cover story, the Oscar winner defended the film, though she did admit