Critic Consensus: Equal parts innovative and absurd, "Chapter 1" plunges the audience into a boldly creative universe that seems likely to warrant continued viewing.
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Critic reviews for Chapter 1
Stevens is just awful, and the story overall is pretentious and falls short of the depth that Hawley and the X-Men franchise have previously proven themselves capable of.
There's a lot to admire in "Chapter 1," but the most surprising and compelling element is that it's just plain frightening, leaning on horror imagery to sell its stakes and mystery.
A trippy, dreamy, literally explosive premiere episode of the most unlikely take on superheroes you could imagine...
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