It’s the poster boy for reboots, but one cannot deny the insatiable charm and appeal that Spider-Man: Homecoming has from beginning to end, a thrilling, funny, great popcorn flick. Whereas so many Marvel Cinematic Universe movies are aimed at all audiences 8 to 58, resulting in generic results, Homecoming is very definitely a YA movie, resulting in an overall different feel to the movie. The film’s highest praise, above the snappy dialogue or even the improved (but not there yet) Marvel villain has to be Tom Holland’s charming, bumbling, wonderful performance of Peter Parker, capturing the character perfectly. Still, there’s some of the same Marvel generic elements like stale direction and bog standard score, but the film’s greatest sin is the complete omission of Uncle Ben—not mentioned even once!—taking away a quintessential part to the Spider-Man character. 

8/10

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