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The voice of and for USM students


The voice of and for USM students


‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ hits home for many viewers


Spider-Man is undoubtedly one of the most popular superheroes in the world and ‘No Way Home’ proves that. The film captures viewers’ hearts, dropping jaws as the unexpected unfolds and for some, evoking tears with its recollection of nostalgia.

As of Jan. 15, the film has grossed over $1.16 billion in box office sales and is expected to bring in more revenue as the new year continues, showing its commercial success.

The new installment features actors Tom Holland as Peter Parker a.k.a. Spider-Man and Zendaya Coleman as Michelle “MJ” as they continue to navigate the villain-filled world of Spider-Man.

Special guest appearances from Tobey Maguire, Andrew Garfield, Willem Dafoe, Alfred Molina and Jamie Foxx. Marvel fans were over-joyed as the former Peter Parkers and each of their main villains reprised their past roles.

As the world learns that Peter Parker, an ordinary high school kid, is Spider-Man, Parker and his friends face one of the biggest challenges that high school seniors face around the country- getting into college. 

They all have their eyes set on MIT, but all three are rejected due to their involvement with superhero shenanigans.

Being the selfless person that he is, Parker asks Doctor Strange to fix things by making the whole world forget his existence. Strange creates a spell that Parker consequentially unleashes, and things take a turn for the worse.

Even though Parker thinks that his life is ruined, he finds a way to fix the lives of others. He creates a formula that can cure villains’ powers. 

Through a time-traveling portal, Parker brings back familiar villains Doc Ock, Green Goblin, Sandman, Electro, and the Lizard in hopes of making their lives normal again.

One of the best parts about this movie was the outstanding cinematography. At one point, all three Spider-Men could be seen fighting side by side with each other and their unity radiated through the big-screen. 

This was perhaps the most captivating part of the movie as the three dominated the biggest supervillains from their era. 

Holland’s performance as Parker was by far the best that it has been. His emotions were raw, unchartered and impactful as he navigates his new way of life. His portrayal of the confused, doubtful and sometimes carefree high school student showcases his superb acting skills. 

Audiences should expect to be amazed by Holland’s incredible performance and should be prepared to bring a tissue or two. 

Parker has not only captured the hearts of those around him in the cinematic universe but the hearts of those around the country. 

Get ready for two and a half hours of an emotional roller coaster full of unexpected twists and turns as Parker saves the world from chaos once again. 

Will there be a fourth installment of the current franchise? No one knows when that day will come now, but fans can only hope that Parker returns to the big screen.

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