CM Podcast 216 – Spider-Man: Far From Home Movie

Marvel Cinematic Universe’s 2nd Spider-Man movie came out July 2nd 2019 and it is titled:

Spider-Man: Far From Home

We went and saw it last Sunday. I was very excited for this movie because the previews had Jake Gyllenhaal playing Mysterio, a long time villain in the Spider-Man comics. This is the first time he will be brought to the big screen and I thought they had perfect casting with Jake.

I thought the movie movie was near perfect (listen to the podcast to find out why it’s not flawless). Jon on the other hand had 1 big plot point that he could not get over so it made the movie less enjoyable. I tried to talk him out of this sticking point but he will not budge. Does he have a point? Listen and let me know.

The things I like about the movie:

Humor – there are tons of funny scenes and situational comedy which is a hallmark of Spider-Man comics and previous movies.

Romance – Peter is a young romantic and he tries his best to win the affection of Mary Jane.

Mystery – who is Mysterio? Is he friend or foe? Watch the movie and find out!

Action – Spider-Man has some intense battles. Does everyone survive? Find out!

I feel, if you liked Homecoming then you will definitely like Far From Home and hopefully you will like the 3rd movie: Spider-Man: Home Alone. 🙂

Your comics pal,

Jim

Comics Misremembered Podcast 216

CM Podcast 112 – Spider-Man: Homecoming

It’s July and the start of big blockbuster movie season.  This year, Marvel and Disney release Spider-Man: Homecoming which welcomes Peter Parker into the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

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Jon and I were determined to see this movie come Hell or high water!  We had several road blocks which we describe in the podcast but we finally were able to see it and boy, did we like it!

We do a breakdown of the movie: Tom Holland’s performance, his high school co-stars and the motivation of the villain, Vulture.  We also share some Easter Eggs from the movie.  Very few spoilers in this podcast.

Once of the things we both agree on, The Scorpion from the Stan Lee and Steve Ditko Amazing Spider-Man comic run did not look like a scorpion…

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I say he looks kind of like a green squirrel man.  It was just an odd costume design.

Listen to the podcast to find out why we even begin to talk about the Scorpio.

Your comics Pal,

Jim

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