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Spider-Man: Far from Home

Peter Parker returns in Spider-Man: Far From Home, the next chapter of the Spider-Man: Homecoming series! Our friendly neighborhood Super Hero decides to join his best friends Ned, MJ, and the rest of the gang on a European vacation. However, Peter’s plan to leave super heroics behind for a few weeks are quickly scrapped when he begrudgingly agrees to help Nick Fury uncover the mystery of several elemental creature attacks, creating havoc across the continent! [+]
Author Review
United StatesUnited States M
Owen Gleiberman
"[It proves] the MCU can fly after the 'Avengers'."  POS
United StatesUnited States M
Todd McCarthy
The Hollywood Reporter
"The young cast (...) is plenty appealing as well as funny (...) Without a proper, full-on villain, as well as an adequate substitute for Robert Downey Jr (...) this comes off as a less-than-glittering star in the Marvel firmament"  NEU
United StatesUnited States M
Jim Vejvoda
"[It] is great fun, filled with heart, humor and lots of cool stuff for fans to geek out over."  POS
United StatesUnited States M
David Ehrlich
"Fans might be appeased (...) but this is still a maddening failure when compared to the remarkable artistry of 'Into the Spider-Verse' or the raw pathos of Sam Raimi’s 'Spider-Man 2'."  NEU
United StatesUnited States M
A. O. Scott
The New York Times
"The freshest parts of the story revisit some of the character’s longest-standing issues, as Peter struggles with the competing demands of normal adolescence and superheroism"  POS
United StatesUnited States F
Tasha Robinson
The Verge
"It’s an out-and-out triumph, an adrenaline blast of pure action and emotion that lives up to its predecessors and ably forwards the MCU story in memorable and even touching ways."  POS
United StatesUnited States M
Jesse Hassenger
AV Club
"[Watts] smoothly steers some of that heavy MCU world-building back into goofy high-school comedy, and his cast is so winning that the movie’s interpersonal surprises are often more exciting than its big plot twists."  POS
United StatesUnited States M
Darren Franich
Entertainment Weekly
"I wound up liking 'Far From Home' more than any Spider-Man film this decade."  POS
United StatesUnited States M
Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
"There’s no contrived digital sleight-of-hand in 'Spider-Man: Far From Home' that can match what Holland does: He makes the MCU feel new again (…) Rating: ★★★½ (out of 5)"  POS
United StatesUnited States M
Johnny Oleksinski
New York Post
"[It] fall short of its awesome predecessor (...) That said, Holland is still far-and-away the best Marvel casting since Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man."  NEU
United StatesUnited States F
Christy Lemire
"[It] can’t quite match the inspired heights of its predecessor (...) 'Far From Home' is a lot of fun (...) [It] works best as a high school comedy (…) Rating: ★★½ (out of 4)"  NEU
United StatesUnited States M
Alonso Duralde
The Wrap
"This latest Spidey series continues to charm (...) [It] becomes an entertaining example of what we used to call 'a summer movie'."  POS
United StatesUnited States M
Matt Singer
Screen Crush
"It sets the stage perfectly (...) for whatever Marvel has in store for us next."  POS
United KingdomUnited Kingdom M
Ben Travis
"It’s not quite the home-run of 'Homecoming', but 'Far From Home' isn’t far from matching it, with heaps of humour, energetic action, and the answers 'Endgame' left you craving.(…) Rating: ★★★★ (out of 5)"  POS
United KingdomUnited Kingdom M
Peter Bradshaw
The Guardian
"[It] lacks Marvel sparkle (...) But Tom Holland is still very winning as Spidey (…) Rating: ★★★ (out of 5)"  NEU
United KingdomUnited Kingdom M
Tim Grierson
"[It] is adequately rousing and jokey, but too often it has the feel of a transitional chapter (...) As a result, 'Far From Home' is more of a placeholder than an action spectacular"  NEU
United KingdomUnited Kingdom F
Clarisse Loughrey
The Independent
"It feels comfortably like the end of a chapter, the beginning of a new one, an epilogue, and a palate cleanser all at once. It also works perfectly well as a film about Spider-Man (…) Rating: ★★★ (out of 5)"  POS
United KingdomUnited Kingdom M
Robbie Collin
"A breezy superhero holiday snap (...) Holland’s take on the Spider-Man character remains an appealing mix of cocky, earnest and awkward (…) Rating: ★★★ (out of 5)"  POS
United KingdomUnited Kingdom M
Nicholas Barber
"This is the lightest and silliest of Marvel’s films, which is what makes it so enjoyable, but also, ultimately, what makes it so forgettable (…) Rating: ★★★ (out of 5)"  NEU
United KingdomUnited Kingdom M
Chris Hunneysett
"While the film wears the frothy air of an espionage caper, the tone disguises some very serious thoughts about fake news and multi-media manipulation (…) Rating: ★★★★ (out of 5)"  POS
United KingdomUnited Kingdom M
Matthew Norman
London Evening Standard
"[It] isn’t so bad it’s good. It is so terrible, it’s brilliant (...) The revelation here is Gyllenhaal (…) Rating: ★★★ (out of 5)"  POS
AustraliaAustralia F
Sandra Hall
The Age
"[The] formula, with its crafty blend of high-school comedy and top-of-the-range spectacle, overlaid with a jaunty, tongue-in-cheek tone, has worked.(…) Rating: ★★★★ (out of 5)"  POS
IrelandIreland M
Paul Whitington
Irish Independent
"More than enough charm and wit to get away with its structural shortcomings (...) [It] seems pretty tame, and safe (…) Rating: ★★★ (out of 5)"  NEU
IrelandIreland F
Tara Brady
Irish Times
"It’s flat, low-key and the showdown is a mess (...) The lack of narrative sophistication is often offset by its splendid cast (…) Rating: ★★★ (out of 5)"  NEU
IrelandIreland M
John Byrne
"This is pretty much a perfect Peter Parker pic. It's certainly one of the most enjoyable solo superhero adventures I've seen in years, and at just over two hours it rattles along at a nice pace (…) Rating: ★★★★ (out of 5)"  POS
IrelandIreland M
"For the first third of this film, I was bored (...) There is something so charming about the character of Peter Parker and once again Holland embodies that(…) Rating: ★★★½ (out of 5)"  NEU
IrelandIreland F
Deirdre Molumby
"It’s all good superhero movie fun, though a bit samey (...) You can see the twist coming a mile away (…) Rating: ★★★½ (out of 5)"  NEU
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