Spider-Man: No Way Home - Review
You're Struggling to Have Everything You Want. 4.5 / 5
Released in UK: 15th December 2021.
Directed by Jon Watts.
Peter Parker is unmasked and no longer able to separate his normal life from the high-stakes of being a Super Hero. When he asks for help from Doctor Strange the stakes become even more dangerous, forcing him to discover what it truly means to be Spider-Man.
Time will tell whether I am running high off adrenaline but regardless No Way Home is an ambitious, exhilarating and guaranteed audience pleaser that takes bold risks that pay off in a huge way.
Tom Holland gives his most emotion-filled performance to date, stepping up as the hero he was always meant to be and giving the suggestion of 'great responsibility' that every iteration of the hero holds so dear a try.
It's hard not to get into spoiler territory but bringing the multiverse into the already packed MCU plays the nostalgia card in droves bringing back fan favourites which led to the most electric packed cinema experience since Avengers: Endgame.
It relies on your knowledge of Spider-Man for optimum enjoyment but as the 27th MCU and 9th Spider-Man film it expects a basic level of awareness so most general audiences will be able to take something from this.
Made to be seen big, loud, with a crowd, and as spoiler-free as possible - I have missed the excitement of opening night of enthusiastic fans, it's good to be back.