Spiderman: No way home, the expansion of Marvel/Disney arms
It is amazing how Amazon Prime got into the movie releases and it gets lots of movies recently released in the theatres. I saw this new Spiderman movie available at the same time as the new Dr. Strange at Disney+. Since I was more hyped with Dr. Strange I watched it first even knowing that by the MCU chronology the spidey movie happened first. Well, it didn't damage anything in my point of view, since Dr. Strange only mentioned what happened in Spiderman's movie only once as a "little accident that he had to deal with".
This is the third solo Spiderman movie with Tom Holland as the main character and like everyone know they changed a bit about the story of the hero compared to the comics. And everyone heard about it the hero's right fight behind the scenes between Marvel/Disney and Sony, which I stopped to follow a bit. The only thing that I know is that they started to have some agreements and the recent movie shows that. For me the first "Homecoming" movie was nice to continue this new Spiderman background, with a very young aunt May and a MJ that it isn't Mary Jane (it means in this case Michelle Jones), which was introduced in the Avenger's movie "Civil War". The second movie was really "meh": the "Far from Home" is almost a type of movie that I used to watch after my school time, where Spiderman goes on a school trip and fights a villain there.
This new movie is a sign that the Marvel/Disney heads wanted to take advantage of the new supertopic of the MCU, which is the multiverse, to include all the other spiderman universes that Sony explored. Spoilers ahead! BE AWARE!
Essentially, Peter Parker asked to Dr. Strange to create a spell in order to everyone could forget that his secret identity was exposed. Everyone knew that he was Spiderman after the villain from "Far from home" exposed his true identity. But he started to ask to Dr. Strange to remove some people in the middle of the spell and that created a leak in the multiverse. With that all the villains from all 3 Tobey Marguire's Spiderman and the 2 terrible movies as Andrew Garfield's Spiderman appeared in the Tom Holland's universe, including the Green Globin's Willem Daffoe. So that's how Marvel/Disney showed that the agreement was good with Sony. All the other universes are part of the MCU's multiverse. And of course the two other spideys, as the picture above shows, also appeared in the movie to help him. And it is interesting how this universe merging happens. In a dialogue, Tom's spidey mention about his experience in the Avengers and Tobey's spidey looks suprisely because he doesn't know what are the Avengers, since the Avengers never made it into Sony's hero universe. One conclusion is that Marvel/Disney are VERY SMART. The movie is very fun and I was happy somehow that tobey's spidey appeared, I loved so much the 3 Spiderman movies that he played, it was a very mature Spiderman, with very deep thoughts. I recommend those who don't know to watch these movies. For me still, these Spiderman movies are the best that I ever watched. Very close to what I read in the comics books, which for me, sometimes is my biggest critic into the MCU's movies, sometimes they want to renew so much and forget about the comic fans! But still I am excited to what it is coming in the MCU, the new series, new movies (even that I am not expecting much into the new Thor movie).
Here is the trailer and hope you enjoyed the review!