Leaping, bounding and swinging with the heedless joy of its web-slinger, "Spider-Man: Homecoming" is the movie that glimmers with all the qualities that attracted millions to the hero's comic book and animated origins.
One of the most anticipated films of the summer is premiering today, and one of its stars is from Hawaii.
Spider-Man: Homecoming has the classic Marvel humor, the action and the world building, so what makes it arguably the best Marvel movie?
"Peter's had a lot of friends over the years in the comics, and a lot of schoolmates and characters he's interacted with".
"What "Wonder Woman" did for early June, Spidey hopes to do for early July and with the summer running some 8% behind previous year, we need a box office superhero to save the day and get the summer numbers heading in the right direction", said Paul Dergarabedian, senior media analyst with comScore.
This "Spider-Man" is high school hero
"That's what is cool - he gets a moment of redemption and he gets to protect Peter, even though Peter would never know", Watts told Entertainment Weekly of Toomes protecting Peter's identity. I think it was in the laundry or something, and they had a sit-down scene. "If I knew, he would already be dead", says Toomes. From cameos, to unexpected characters, winks, and (as I've stated numerous times) Universe tie-ins, each and every person that hit the screen had a memorable impact.
Logan Marshall-Green and Hardy actually have a history of being confused for each other, but it's the former who plays Jackson Brice in "Homecoming". Keaton doesn't fall into the cliche of throwaway Marvel villains but is instead a genuinely scary antagonist. All around, everyone contributed to round out a great cast and deliver one of the funniest end credit scenes yet. Amusing because it explores the actual physical limitations of being a superhero (like getting the outfit on in a unsafe situation), amusing because it casts comedians and comedic actors in what would otherwise be a throwaway role (Hannibal Buress, Martin Starr, Donald Glover, Michael Chernus and Martha Kelly from Baskets all appear) and amusing because it never for one second puts the fate of the world in Spider-Man's hands.
Batalon says the last two years have been a whirlwind: moving to NY, going to school, starring in a major motion picture, and now wrapping up a press tour.
Keaton's both scary and somewhat sympathetic as the villain who uses mechanical wings to pull off heists and threaten our 14-year-old friendly neighborhood Spider-Man. As I consider the best Spider-Man movie to be the music video for Dashboard Confessional's "Vindicated," I am not going to weigh in on that debate, but note how the two Amazing Spider-Man movies get lost in that conversation. It's well worth your time and money. Heartfelt condolences to Stan Lee and family on their loss.