Is it really THAT good?


I mean i haven't seen it yet but to those who have does it live up to the hype? (note that I'm a big Marvel/Spider-man fan so I'm watching it anyway :))

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Its better than the hype. I went into it cautiously and was amazed.

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i absolutely love it. i think it's easily the greatest version of a comic book world we've ever seen, & i think it has the most stunning, beautiful animation ever made. i hate to use this tired, over-used word, but i think this film is visionary, & potentially something that will change the look of animated film. how can we go back to looking at what we had before when we know we can have something that looks like this?

and it's just a terrific story too. funny, sweet, full of heart.

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No. The story and setpieces and characters are nothing more than your typical run of the mill superhero and animation movie. One of my biggest disappointments ever. Can't believe its rated this high. It also has one of the stupidest plot twists i've ever seen.

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As with any movie or subjective thing, it is always up to the viewer to decide. When a film such as Spider-Verse receives overwhelming critical praise and becomes an equal hit with audiences, setting your expectations too high is hard not to do. But more often than not, one will go in to see an acclaimed film with so many preconceived notions that it might affect how they’ll view and appreciate it. So, it’s all subjective; just don’t put much confidence on the opinions of those few that will trash it to pieces because they have an agenda or because they pompously thought they were too good for it ad nauseam.

With that out of the way, I believe Into the Spider-Verse is as good as any film, animation or otherwise, can be. I saw it when it first came out and though critics had been raving about it for weeks, I went in without super high expectations. Surely I was anticipating a first-rate film, tho I wanted to enjoy the ride more than anything else. I wasn’t the least bit concerned with being blown away by it nor did I expect this was going to become my favorite SM film. And guess what.... I was amazed by this thing more than I expected to be. All the positive things that have been said about the groundbreaking and striking animation are nothing but true. But aside from that, Spider-Verse simply has everything going for it. Great character building, genuine surprises, stunning visuals, all the depth, charm, and humor you could ask for in a SM adaptation.

Yes, and not only do I regard this as one of the best superhero films ever made, but also as the finest Spider-Man film to date (or it’s just that great and different). It went places the previous SM films never did. Granted there are less restrictions with animation than there is with live-action, but even so from a visual and story telling standpoint Spider-Verse is in a class by itself. And I found the popular-to-dislike Homecoming... at least mostly by purists & dedicated MCU haters.... was a refreshingly awesome Spider-Man movie. Franky though, the skill and overall ambition that was put into the Spider-Verse (heh) is beyond impressive.

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I think it does. I liked Miles' story and I also liked the other Spider-Men. I especially liked adult Peter Parker and it is a shame that we probably won't see an adult Peter Parker in a movie anymore unless there is a sequel to this.

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It was significantly far from amazing as some people putting it.

But when you look at the people who are claiming as such, it's pretty easy to see why they are doing so.

It was enjoyable and worth a watch no doubt. But it's a pretty stock standard film - nothing amazing or special.

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