[...] that’s what we have here, and that’s what we celebrate today — a pretty good Spider-Man movie.How excited are we at the prospect of another pretty good Spider-Man movie?If we could penetrate the thoughts of others, we would right now be hearing a whole range of responses, from “Not at all, I hate that stuff” to Very excited.You go in one room, and there’s a Crucifixion, a Nativity, an Ascension, an Assumption of the Virgin Mary, and then you go into another room, and then another, and it’s all the same scenes, over and over?Let’s just face the fact that “Spider-Man” has reached such a stage of pervasiveness that a reasonably respectable entry just can’t have the kind of impact it might have had 15 or even 10 years ago.Homecoming is not the masterpiece that makes a case for the form or the outstanding delight that will attract new fans to the Marvel Comics franchise.In possession of certain gifts — he can project sticky webs from his wrists, swing from buildings and move very quickly — he goes out every night looking to aid people in distress.Keaton makes him a complicated and sympathetic villain, just as, a generation ago in “Batman” (1989), he made Bruce Wayne a dark and peculiar hero.Under the guidance of billionaire Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.), Peter is given an elaborate new Spider-Man suit and a program of training.Much of the appeal of Spider-Man has always been entwined with his being a teenager and experiencing all the attendant pressures and indignities of those years.Jon Watts is a second-time director making his first attempt at a blockbuster, and if his ambition was to make a blockbuster that actually looked like one, that would be understandable.[...] the movie breaks no new ground, and action sequences that were intended to be thrilling — such as an epic battle on the Staten Island Ferry — just sit there on the screen, incapable of stirring a single pulse, but content in their competence.[...] when it comes to superhero movies, there are people who will love every painting in the museum.
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