Conventional wisdom seems to have it that
a. Venom has always been a lame character
b. Venom (2018) sucks
I am here to tell you that
a. Since becoming aware of Venom as a kid in the early-90s I have thought he was a fun and cool character, albeit also goofy.
b. This movie is some tasty trash, an honest-to-God B-movie with an untethered, charismatic, compulsively watchable performance at its center. And, while I can't explain the claim I'm about…