As with most of the movies in the MCU remember really enjoying, I end up putting off watching them in some weird way. In part because I worry that the movie might not hold up quite as well as I remember, but also because I wonder what it is I can possibly say about it after the fact. Especially when it comes to Spider-Man who has been, and continues to be, the most recognisable character in Marvel’s entire character roster. And the character closest to me personally. Continue reading “MCU Rewatch: Spider-Man: Homecoming is the best realisation of the character on screen”
For all the talk I’ve done about movie and television adaptations of video games and comic books needing to show some kind of reverence to their source material, the Sony line of Spider-Man spinoff movies are in a unique position where they really can’t be as true to the source material as they need to be.
This movie might be the one in this entire franchise that the largest gulf between my expectation of it, and what I ended up feeling about it when I finally saw it. I adored the first Guardians of the Galaxy, just read my post about it when I saw it again last year. It’s still one of my favourite movies in the entire franchise. Which is why the sequel was such a let down for me when we eventually got it.
Before you get angry with me, if you want to see the archive of this review series so far, then just click this link. Or you can just continue and read me being cynical about Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.