ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Spider-Man: Far From Home Movie Review

Updated on July 2, 2019
Alec Zander profile image

Nathan is a film critic and aspiring author with a true passion for the film industry & hopes his writings will help launch his careers.

*Contains Avengers: Endgame Spoilers*Possible Spidey Spoilers*

It's been a long time coming but we finally got Mysterio on the big screen. Who better to face one of the best villains than the best version of Spider-Man we've had yet?

The film follows Peter Parker as he goes on a school trip to Europe. In his personal life, he's dealing with several crises. First, he's wanting to express his feelings to Michelle in a romantic way. Second, he's trying to come to grips with his mentor Tony Stark's death. Third, he's torn between being a hero and being normal. Lastly, he's also found out that his Aunt May and Happy are in the early stages of a relationship. On top of all this, he's being tasked by Nick Fury to join forces with the mysterious Quentin Beck to defeat The Elementals, beings from the deep recesses of space. But, is Beck who he claims to be?

I love how the writers (who are the same writers from Homecoming) continue to keep the Spider-Man films personal and relatable in many ways. Peter's not a public figure like Tony Stark or a war hero like Steve Rogers. He's just a kid who's just trying to find his place in the world. He has a huge burden on his shoulders that he faces every day. Does he give up being a hero with the hope that someone will take on the responsibility, or does he do what he knows is right and take a stand against corruption?

So, we all know how great Tom Holland is. I've bragged on him a couple times before. So, let's switch gears and talk about Jake Gyllenhaal's role as Mysterio. Quentin Beck is first and foremost a liar. He's a master manipulator who acts like your best buddy until he gets the opportunity to take what he wants. Jake perfectly captured Beck's subtle mannerisms and his slick illusions. In many ways, Jake made the audience trust Beck and actually believe he was a good guy. I commend him on his superb performance.

Definitely stick around through the credits. The first credit scene drops a huge bomb on Spidey's life and gives us a nice sense of nostalgia at the same time. The second credit scene is vital to the future of the MCU. Keep this in mind: the film is all about illusion, so why should the end credits be any different?

In conclusion, I'm constantly impressed with how Marvel delivers in each film. Sure, there were a few issues occasionally, but that's nothing considering we now have 23 excellent films and the promise of even more on the way. We don't know for sure what's next, but we should know at least a bit more in a month or two. For now, we'll continue enjoying what we already have. I give Spider-Man: Far From Home a perfect 4 out of 4.

© 2019 Nathan Jasper

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment
    • Jeremy Renner profile image

      Jeremy 

      22 months ago from Indonesia

      Spoiler alert!! LMAO. Nice job buddy, i love your work. Keep it up.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://maven.io/company/pages/privacy

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)
    ClickscoThis is a data management platform studying reader behavior (Privacy Policy)