The critics agree: Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials makes The Hunger Games: Catching Fire look like The Divergent Series: Insurgent!
Christy Lemire of RogerEbert.com calls the film “so cool” and “flat-out fun.”
The Mercury‘s Tim Martain gushes: “Victor Frankenstein would have loved it”! Who’s that, Tim? Friend of yours?
Kevin P. Sullivan at Entertainment Weekly thinks Scorch Trials has “heart.”
AV Club’s Tasha Robinson says it’s “explosive and memorable.”
Soren Anderson of Seattle Times cautions, “Anybody who hasn’t seen the first movie won’t have a clue as to what’s going on in the second.” Thanks for the heads up, Soren. We’re gonna see it anyway!