Review: Spiderman Far From Home

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Spiderman: Far From Home

Produced by: Sony and Marvel

Runtime: 2 hours 9 minutes

Synopsis: Following the events of Avengers: Endgame, Spider-Man must step up to take on new threats in a world that has changed forever.

This post will be spoiler free. However there will be some spoilers for Avengers: Endgame.

It’s time for another movie review! I promise I haven’t forgotten I write a book blog, but there are just so many movies this year that I am really excited about so I couldn’t help but share some of my thoughts! I will admit that after Endgame I was quite the emotional mess, and I wasn’t sure I was ready to jump back in with this movie. But, Spiderman delivered probably the best epilogue possible to Endgame. This movie was fun and heartfelt, Tom Holland’s Spiderman continues to be the best version of the character so far, and Zendaya’s MJ makes up for the horrific first version of the character. I loved that all the characters still felt like teenagers, they had a youthfulness that makes them so endearing. There were some very adorable romantic moments, and some heartbreakingly emotional scenes, all expertly mixed in with some fantastic superhero action, and a truly dynamic villain.

Giant spoiler for endgame!!! The movie focused a lot on the death of Tony Stark (*insert me sobbing uncontrollably*) and who was going to step up and replace him. Now I won’t give away anything else about how this was worked out in the movie, but I will say there is one specific scene where I saw Peter as a mini Tony and it was really sweet.  I also really loved that MJ wasn’t made into a damsel. She is a badass feel character and she never screamed for peter to come save her. if anything Peter’s friend Ned has been the damsel which is really refreshing for a superhero movie.

One tip I will give to anyone setting out to the theatre to see this movie is 1000% sty for the after credit scenes (both of them!). They are insane and both definitely have HUGE implications for any Marvel movies to come. You do not have to have seen Endgame to see this movie, yes it does make it more fun, but the movie explains everything well enough that if you are just a spiderman fan you are all good to go in blind.

What did you guys think of the movie? What were your thoughts on Endgame? let me know in the comments!

 


2 thoughts on “Review: Spiderman Far From Home

  1. I absolutely loved it! On “The Movie Review Show” that Stephen L. Craig and myself co -host, I gave it 9.5 while Stephen gave it a 9.0. To watch the episode, go here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zjd3XjL7baA.

    BTW: Besides reviewing a new release each episode, we have two other segments: STEPHEN’S RECOMMENDATIONS (not related to the movie reviewed) and LEE’S JOKES OF THE WEEK (related to the movie reviewed). The one exception to this format is the episode that we reviewed “Spider -Man: Far From Home”. Every 5th episode we try to have a special guest but since our special guest wasn’t able to make it, we decided to each give our #1 all-time favorite movie. So that’s what we do after reviewing the Spider-Man movie.

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