Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse ★★★

This movie is for super fans, basically. There were a lot of obscure references that some people "got" and laughed about and I was like ... what?

I like the Tobey Maguire series, but rebooting it time and time again is annoying. This was a slightly different concept, but it did feel like they were trying to exploit the copyright (a good thing if you're an owner, an annoying this if you find yourself suffering through all the product thrown at you). We even see Miles, the main character, with Sony headphones in the beginning. Seriously, isn't that OVERKILL?!

However, we got a lot of great voice talent with Shameik Moore, Hailee Steinfeld, Lily Tomlin, Mahershala Ali, Zoë Kravitz, Nicolas Cage, and Kathryn Hahn.

Some people were talking about Nicolas Cage beforehand, but I didn't know that he was actually a voice-over artist in this movie. It might be fun to read who is who ahead of time, but it also might be fun to be surprised as well.

Vegan alert:
-Peter "Porker" eats a hot dog
-A spider is swatted and killed.
-There are lots of burgers and pizza.
-Spider-Man noir makes a reference to eggs.

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