Editor’s note: Per Sony’s request, this review has been edited to remove anything that might be construed as a spoiler for Spider-Man: No Way Home. But let’s be honest, you’ve already decided whether you’re going to see this movie. Come back to Inverse later this week for our unredacted explainers and opinions. Anyway, here’s our “review” ...
We made it! After endless delays along with leaks and rumors you either gobbled up or avoided like the plague, Spider-Man No Way Home is finally here. With sky-high expectations (and ticket sales to match) Tom Holland’s third Marvel movie is a [redacted for spoilers] that [redacted] for some fans and [redacted, sorry!] others.
Where were we?
Directed by Jon Watts (his third Spidey film for Marvel), No Way Home picks up immediately after the previous film, Far From Home, left off. Peter Parker’s identity as Spider-Man has been revealed, and the fallout is immediate. In a high-flying scene set to the classic Talking Heads song [redacted for the full enjoyment of music fans], the world reacts to this revelation.
From there, Watts deftly portrays what it would be like to become the “most famous person in the world” in the [redacted] way possible. As the trailers revealed, Spider-Man turns to Doctor Strange for help and things go from bad to [redacted, but it’s a very similar word to the last redacted word if you guessed that one].
In Spider-Man: No Way Home, [redacted — honestly, we’re not sure what you were expecting at this point, but this entire section has been redacted. We’re not gonna tell you anything about the plot. Sorry!]
There’s been a ton of speculation about who might be showing up in Spider-Man: No Way Home, so we’ll cut to the chase. Here’s a full list of everyone who shows up in this movie: [Yeah right, nice try buddy, you’re lucky I don’t redact this entire article right now.]
The Marvel Cinematic Universe is endless, and that means each new movie is as much an ad for whatever comes next as it is a piece of cinema. Spider-Man: No Way Home is no exception.
Now, there’s been a lot of speculation over whether No Way Home will be Tom Holland’s last movie and we’re here to set the record straight: [Redacted for post-credits spoilers].
The Inverse verdict
Ultimately, I enjoyed Spider-Man: No Way Home, but don’t forget that [redacted] and [redacted] but definitely not [redacted]!
Spider-Man No Way Home is in theaters on December 17.