After it was revealed that several non-MCU characters from previous Spider-Man films would be in the film (including Green Goblin, Doctor Octopus, Electro), many assumed that former Spider-Man actors Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield would show up in some form.
While that detail is still unknown, it has been revealed that fans are extremely happy with the outcome of the film, which sees Tom Holland return as the web-slinger alongside Benedict Cumberbatch’s Doctor Strange.
Many fans anticipated that former Spider-Man actors Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield would appear in some capacity when it was confirmed that various non-MCU characters from prior Spider-Man films will appear in the picture (including Green Goblin, Doctor Octopus, and Electro).
While that information is yet unclear, fans have expressed their delight at the film’s result, which sees Tom Holland reprise his role as the web-slinger alongside Benedict Cumberbatch’s Doctor Strange.
Critics, on the other hand, are taking their comments more seriously.
Director Jon Watts “does a pretty solid job here, tasked with a significant upping of the ante while bringing back numerous baddies from the previous Spider-Man universes, delivering a propulsive, slickly choreographed adventure that will appease a broad fanbase this Christmas,” according to The Guardian.
However, according to the review, “what comes with a wider stage is a loss of the carefree adolescent movie mood of the first two outings, giving place to mostly undeserved Marvel seriousness.”
Meanwhile, The Hollywood Reporter finds No Way Home “by a huge margin (intentionally so, to some extent) the least enjoyable of the Watts/Holland films,” adding, “But it’s a hell of a lot better than Sam Raimi’s overcrowded and ill-conceived Spider-Man 3.”
According to Rolling Stone, “there’s a button for you that’s being pushed” because of all the returning characters, and “fan service is being provided here, as with most current superhero movies, but it now spans generations of fans.” Why have one Marvel Cinematic Universe when you may have dozens, the film wonders subtly. ”
Some, on the other hand, couldn’t say enough good things about the picture.
No Way Home, according to journalist Scott Menzel, is “the finest Marvel movie of all time,” and “fans of the web-slinger will completely lose their minds when they watch this.”
“Spider-Man: No Way Home didn’t meet my expectations; it EXCEEDED them,” Tessa Smith remarked. This film was worth every second of our agonising wait!”
Brandon Davis commented, “It’s hard to envision surpassing this one.” “As a #SpiderMan fan, it’s hard to fathom getting more than this movie provides you.”
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