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Spider-Man: No Way Home Review

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Spider-Man: No Way Home Review

Writing a spoiler-free review of Spider-Man: No Way Home is like reviewing a dish without mentioning any ingredients other than salt. It’s less a “movie” than a sequence of capital-letter Moments, created from the ground up to be relived for years in those hidden-cell phone Youtube films of people losing their minds in the aisles of an AMC. Sure, the trailers promised Moments, plus a few more you may expect, plus a dozen or so genuine surprises nobody could have predicted. In the same way, a roller-quick coaster’s plunge makes your tummy flutter, Marvel Studios remains unsurpassed at creating that special type of shared movie theatre joy after 13 years and 26 films. The MCU continues to make Moments. But can it make movies? The multiverse’s pull on No Way Home’s great cast and emotional heart of a classic Spider-Man story is dizzying.

The Multiverse. Possibly even a lunatic. It’s not fair to say the film’s setup is irrelevant, but it does feel like it’s dragging to get to the part where Alfred Molina’s Doctor Octopus clanks his way back into the Marvel Universe. Peter is accused of murdering Quentin Beck (Jake Gyllenhaal). Hand-waved away faster than expected. To forget Spider-true Man’s identity, Peter asks Doctor Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) to cast a spell on all humans. Sure, Strange and Spider-Man have had a few meaningful on-screen encounters. Notably absent from this film are Tobey Maguire’s Venom, Tobey Maguire’s Venom, Tobey Maguire’s Venom, Tobey Maguire’s Venom, and Tobey Maguire’s Venom.

I’m not going to lie, it’s a blast seeing these actors reprise their roles in the year 2021. Like you, I have sentimental recollections of Chad Kroeger’s “Hero” dancing in my head. Alfred Molina hurling automobiles at Tom Holland is sometimes all you need. If all you want from Spider-Man: No Way Home is a journey down memory lane, you’ll be disappointed. Dafoe makes the most of his retaliation. It helps that Willem Dafoe, with his trademark rubbery face, is one of our greatest living actors; director Jon Watts lets Dafoe explore the murky Jekyll & Hyde layers between “Green Goblin” and “Norman Osborn” in ways even the Sam Raimi films wouldn’t allow, and the result is a delicious bit of comic book camp.

But the links connecting all those spectacular set-pieces and surprise cameos are so thin, you start noticing the table-setting. A lot of the returning villains feel like avatars, existing just to be recognized. For example, Lizard is a personality-free CGI presence, indistinguishable from any other CGI comic book monster, while Electro is a character stripped of all distinctive traits except for the fact that it is played by Jamie Foxx himself. As time passes, you realize the multiverse is simply too crowded for anything to survive.

Notably, Tom Holland’s performance as Peter Parker is one of the best in the film’s whole runtime. The character of Spider-Man is characterized by his reaction to unfathomable grief and colossal sorrow. This is only true if Peter sees how easily his power can be compromised. As a result of Holland’s newfound wrath, the MCU’s decision to portray its Spider-Man as childishly ignorant rather than book-smart is almost entirely justified. In this case, it’s unsettling to see the character struggle and grow up. Peter, Ned (Jacob Batalon, delightful), and MJ (Zendaya, fantastic) remain the film’s pulsating heart, and the extra characters generally drown out their voices (and those of other characters).

This review’s gaps might fill a Multiverse. With a few narrative decisions that bring to mind the worst of comic book storytelling. It’s all there, good, bad, and ugly. To get what you want may be a messy business, as No Way Home makes plain.

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‘The Lake’ – Trailer Reveals Julia Stiles Starts a Sibling Rivalry in Comedy Series

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The official trailer for Prime Video’s upcoming family comedy series The Lake, starring Julia Stiles and Jordan Gavaris, has been released. On Friday, June 17, it will be available for streaming.

Gavaris’ Justin returns to the lake where he spent most of his summer childhood in the video below, which you can watch below. However, he discovers that his evil stepsister now owns their family cottage, setting off an epic sibling battle for ownership.

The Lake: Release date

The official trailer for Prime Video’s upcoming family comedy series The Lake, starring Julia Stiles and Jordan Gavaris, has been released. On Friday, June 17, it will be available for streaming.

The Lake: Synopsis

“In the series, Justin, a recently divorced gay man, returns to the lake where he summered as a boy with Billie, the biracial daughter he gave up for adoption,” according to the synopsis. “Justin is hoping that spending the summer with Billie will bring them closer together. Despite this, Justin’s obsession with regaining control of his family cottage from Maisy-May only drives them further apart. It will take a lot of maturation for everyone, including the Iron Lady of the Lake, Maisy, to figure out how they fit into a family.”

The Lake: Cast

Jordan Gavaris (Orphan Black), Julia Stiles (10 Things I Hate About You), and Madison Shamoun will star in Amazon Studios’ first scripted Canadian original series, The Lake (Black-ish). Terry Chen, Travis Nelson, Natalie Lisinska, Jon Dore, Carolyn Scott, and Declan Whaley will be joining them.

The Lake: Trailer

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Exclusive ‘Trip’ – Horror Film, Clip Features Actress Akasha Villalobos

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ComingSoon is pleased to present a Trip clip from the horror film, which is currently available on the Terror Films Channel and will be released on May 20 in a wide digital release.

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which is currently available on the Terror Films Channel and will be released on May 20 in a wide digital release.

Trip: Synopsis

After her daughter commits suicide, a grieving mother is visited by an unconventional therapist who offers her a hallucinogenic drug that will allow her to communicate with the dead,” according to the synopsis. “Desperate to understand her daughter’s mind, she accepts the offer, only to be terrified by her daughter’s parallel experiences.

Trip: Cast

Akasha Villalobos (Last Girl Standing), Major Dodge (Cobra Kai), Peggy Schott (Fear the Walking Dead), Jill Young, and Björgvin Arnarson (Fear the Walking Dead) star in the film (Chucky).

TRIP: Trailer

Director Neil McCay says About the Trip

,When I was six years old, I saw Gremlins and became obsessed with monsters. Then I became obsessed with storytelling and filmmaking, and monsters just happened to show up. “However, I had never imagined a monster that was intangible, like an emotion,” director Neil McCay says. “And it was there that the concept for Trip was born.” Could depression be portrayed as a villain in a film? Trip appealed to me because it wasn’t just about making terrifying things happen. The central theme of the story was grief and depression, as well as the struggle to maintain relationships and hope. I found the storytelling therapeutic as someone who has struggled with this. Despite the fact that the film is about a reclusive alcoholic who isolates herself in her home,

This was all written and filmed in 2019, long before we heard of COVID-19, and there is a character who appears wearing a face covering. It’s purely coincidental! But I’m glad it could be a topic of discussion. We need to lean on each other now more than ever to talk about and deal with issues like isolation and depression.”

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‘Hocus Pocus 2’ – Disney+ Revealed The Release date, Synopsis, Cast and more

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During the company’s recent Upfront presentation, Disney+ finally revealed the release date for Hocus Pocus 2, the highly anticipated sequel featuring the Sanderson sisters’ long-awaited return. The sequel will be released on Friday, September 30th, nearly 30 years after the original film was released.

Hocus Pocus 2: Release date

The sequel will be released on Friday, September 30th, nearly 30 years after the original film was released.

Hocus Pocus 2: Synopsis

Three young women who accidentally bring the Sanderson Sisters back to modern-day Salem must figure out how to stop the child-hungry witches from wreaking a new kind of havoc on the world in the sequel.

Hocus Pocus 2: Cast

Hocus Pocus 2 is a horror-comedy sequel to Disney’s 1993 cult classic, starring multi-award-winning actress Bette Midler (The First Wives Club), four-time Golden Globe winner Sarah Jessica Parker (Sex and the City, And Just Like That), and Kathy Najimy (Sister Act) as Winifred Sanderson, Sarah Sanderson, and Mary Sanderson.

Other Cast

Whitney Peak, Lilia Buckingham, Belissa Escobedo, Tony Hale, Sam Richardson, Hannah Waddingham, Taylor Henderson, Nina Kitchen, Juju Brener, and Froy Gutierrez, as well as Doug Jones, who will reprise his role as Billy Butcherson, will join the villainous trio.

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Anne Fletcher (27 Dresses, The Proposal) directs Hocus Pocus 2 from a screenplay by Jen D’Angelo (Workaholics). Lynn Harris and Steven Haft are the producers. Adam Shankman, Ralph Winter, and David Kirschner serve as executive producers.

The original film, directed by Kenny Ortega, told the story of a teenage boy who, on Halloween night, unintentionally brings a trio of evil Salem witches back to life. Despite the fact that Hocus Pocus wasn’t a critical or commercial success at the time of its release, it has since become a cult classic thanks to countless annual airings.

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