Tom Holland’s Third Spider-Man Swinging Into Atlanta

Marvel Studios is aiming to begin shooting its third Spider-Man movie with Tom Holland as teenage web-slinger Peter Parker at Fayetteville’s Pinewood Studios in early November. Jon Watts, director of the previous two Spider-Man films, Homecoming and Far From Home, is returning to helm the latest saga, which is expected to wrap principal photography in… Continue reading Tom Holland’s Third Spider-Man Swinging Into Atlanta

Spider-Man: Far From Home

Continuing the aftermath of Endgame, what I noticed was how this third tier in the Marvel Cinematic Universe has altered the way the stories are told. The classic Marvel way was to tell linear stories in the context of an overlaying arc. This time there are three diverging storylines told concurrently while seeded with hints of what’s… Continue reading Spider-Man: Far From Home

The First Purge

Simpleminded political propaganda on the one hand, but with its over-the-top violence it could also be viewed as a so-bad-it’s-funny/so-offensive-just-to-be-offensive instant cult-classic on the other. After the rise of a political party, the New Founding Fathers of America (boilerplate Trump-ian/Alt-Right), an experiment is conducted – no laws for 12 hours on Staten Island. Of course… Continue reading The First Purge