“With great power, there must also come great responsibility”: ‘Spider-Man No Way Home’ review

     *Warning, this article will include spoilers from the new movie ‘Spiderman No Way Home’*

     ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ has been anticipated by viewers and fans all around the world. Within the first day of the trailer being released, it racked up a whopping 355.5 million views.

     The movie was released on December 17, 2021.

     ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ is full of suspense, action, and many different emotions from all over the spectrum, anywhere from happiness, sadness, and excitement.

     Spider-Man was loved by many viewers with new iconic scenes that will be remembered by Spider-Man fans for a lifetime. 

     Some of the new iconic scenes were when Andrew Garfield, Tobey Maguire, and Tom Holland all can together to defeat many iconic villains. Some of these villains are Green Goblin (Willem Dafoe) from the first Spider-Man, Doc Otto Octavius (Alfred Molina) from the second Spider-Man, and Dr. Curtis Conners (Rhys Ifans), also known as “The Lizard,” from ‘The Amazing Spider-Man,’ Electro (Jamie Foxx) from the second ‘Amazing Spider-Man’, and Sandman (Thomas Haden Church) from the third ‘Spider-Man’.

     “My favorite part was just seeing all of the classic characters come back and having the audience go completely crazy and cheering when they saw them,” said Sophomore Conner Mohr.

     Freshman Eva Sarakatsannis liked the connection between the Amazing Spiderman Movies.

     “I was very very sad at the end. But all throughout it, I felt nostalgic and it made me really sad when Andrew Garfield caught Zendaya. [In his movies] he couldn’t catch his girlfriend, because she’s dead.”

     Sarakatsannis makes the connection to the scene in the ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ movies when Spider-Man (Andrew Garfield) fails to save his girlfriend, Gwen Stacy (Emma Stone), leading to her untimely death. This scene was very emotional, which is why many viewers were happy that Spider-Man (Andrew Garfield) was able to have closure and save MJ (Zendaya). 

     Overall, this movie was highly liked by audiences all over the world and was described by Rotten Tomatoes as “a bigger, bolder Spider-Man sequel, ‘No Way Home’ expands the franchise’s scope and stakes without losing sight of its humor and heart.”

     “I thought it was one of the best theatre experiences I have ever had,” said Mohr.