• Blake Petit

    ★★★★½

    2018 Superhero Rewatch: In which I return to superhero movies I've seen before to see how time has treated them.

    When I first saw this movie, I wrote a review explaining why I thought it was the best Spider-Man movie yet. All of that still applies, so instead I'll leave you with this exchange I had with my wife as we reached the scene where Peter was trapped.

    Me: I love this, it's straight from the comics.
    Her: I liked…

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  • Blake Petit

    ★★★★½

    NO SPOILERS: This isn't exactly your father's Spider-Man. He's still funny, and he's still smart. He's agile and energetic, and Tom Holland is clearly having fun in the role. But this is part of the MCU, so his motivations have been tweaked accordingly. Unlike Spider-Man in the previous movies or the earlier days of the comics, this is a kid who grew up in a world where Iron Man and the Avengers exist, and his attitudes reflect that. But he…

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