it holds up 😊 it’s a huge technical improvement over Batman Begins. i do feel like there could’ve been some more development with Batman. he just didn’t seem as unsettled as he should’ve been. the remaster is pretty. in retrospect, the production design is underwhelming and static at times. aside from how Gotham is just Chicago, i can’t help but feel a little bothered that the temporary “cave” isn’t some tiny, dark storage unit lit by little desk lamps.
i remember excellent but this was just good with great ideas. the remaster is even worse than i remember. most of the pictures are over-saturated to oblivion and really tough on the eyes.
other than that, the editing is pretty horrendous. the action sequences were just unintelligible. it worked for the dock fight to mirror the bats but that’s about it. the rest are just badly done, and nonsensical too.
the writing is incredible when it is, and dumb when…
the only good thing No Way Home had going on for itself was returning their Spider-Man to his status-quo; taking the character back to the roots of what made him so great in the first place, and even that’s bittersweet for it’s the single decent element (poorly handled too) amongst a sea of AI-written trash designed as a series of jiggling keys to get the mass audiences to flood the theaters on promises of nostalgia and a good time, not knowing said…