A still from the film. Photograph:( Others )
Will Smith's highly anticipated film Bright has been critically panned ever since the film released on Netflix. Most called it 'astoundingly bad' with 'underdeveloped screenplay'. But the one that perhaps stood out was senior critic David Ehrlich article who unabashedly called the film as "the single worst movie of 2017" on his Twitter page.
The film's director David Ayer, who has earlier worked with Smith in Suicide Squad, took to Twitter to respond to Ehrlich's post. Ayer was polite and took the crticism in his stride but snidely also asked Ehrilch to show him any screenplay that he had written.
This is going on my fridge. Highest compliment is a strong reaction either way. This is a f*cking epic review. It’s a big fun movie. You can sure string words together Mr. Erlich. I’d love to read any script you’ve written.— David Ayer (@DavidAyerMovies) December 21, 2017
Ehriclh then responded saying he would look out for Ayer next project with 'fresh eyes'.
you’re a good man, mr. Ayer. i'll be waiting with fresh eyes for whatever comes next.— david ehrlich (@davidehrlich) December 21, 2017
Ayer then responded, " I really appreciate that. Every movie is a labor of love for me. I’ve never chased the audience, and I know my work can be polarizing. I’ve lived a crazy love and I guess my movies reflect that."
I really appreciate that. Every movie is a labor of love for me. I’ve never chased the audience, and I know my work can be polarizing. I’ve lived a crazy love and I guess my movies reflect that. https://t.co/YZBp2DwKlO— David Ayer (@DavidAyerMovies) December 21, 2017
Bright stars Will Smith as Daryl Ward, a seasoned Los Angeles cop who teams up with orcs to fight evil.