This is quite possibly the best Spider-Man film to date and the best animated film of 2018. It’s got real heart and it’s so visually engaging. A must see.
One of my favorite projects to come from Spike Lee in a long time. It delivers on its commitment to a dramatized version of a true story, never feeling 100% accurate but absolutely engaging with the audience and taking “subtle” moves to insert critiques on recent events in America. The film is easy to look at and at times it’s stunning with very well framed sequences and edits akin to other Spike Lee pieces. The layers of characters like Ron…
This film is by no means a masterpiece but it captures a moment in time in such an honest and at times endearing way that it’s hard for me not to love it. It’s one of those films that’s a case study almost, it’s a common story that lots of viewers can relate to perhaps through a lens of nostalgia or dread of their time in 8th grade. The acting is what sells the awkward and mundane aspects of this…