Spider-Man: Homecoming

Spider-Man: Homecoming ★★★

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I enjoyed this less than I did the first time mostly because I couldn't conceive of a way around a large plot hole.

>be Spidey
>be given a spidey suit, eager to prove myself.
>use said suit to go after a baddie much too bad for me.
>Negative outcome
>Stark takes suit, says I'm undesearving
>go after the baddie again
>Positive outcome
>Not only am I deserving of the suit, but also a place with the Avengers.

Stark's pivotal and cathartic line is "If you're nothing without the suit, then you shouldn't have it." At first that seems like wise superhero proverb that suggest Peter has to grow as a person before he can become the hero.

But no, it's literal. The only change in Peter is that he learns he's powerful without the gadgets, but his flaw is not lack of self-confidence, in fact it's over confidence, rash decision making, and general immaturity.

The funny thing is that it's Tony Stark saying this line, a super hero who is literally powerless without his suit. Iron-ic, eh?