After Avengers: Endgame, the epic conclusion of Marvel's multi-year Infinity Stones story arc, Spider-Man: Far from Home feels like a feature-length epilogue. With Spider-Man now seemingly the only superhero currently working in this post-Thanos world – aside from the handful of deaths in Endgame, it's not explained why the bajillion other do-gooders who participated in Endgame's final battle are now… read more!
Movies Directed by Jon Watts (in alphabetical order)
After five Spider-Man films, with "high schooler" Peter Parker looking distinctly twenty-ish and dealing with one tragic death after another, here we finally have the lighter touch so fondly remembered from the old Spider-Man animated series, and the throwaway adventures the superhero had in his '60s/'70s comics heyday. For once, Peter looks genuinely 15 years old (even though British actor… read more!
As someone who cares a lot about keeping the movie theater experience alive, it was worrying to watch 2021's box office returns. Even though cinemas across the country had ostensibly reopened to full capacity after the initial Covid-19 shutdown, the movies that played in them made, on the whole, about half as much as they would have taken in pre-pandemic.… read more!