Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Movie review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 9+

Excellent, intense adventure has thrills, humor, heart.

PG 2018 116 minutes

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 95 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 234 reviews

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age 14+

Could of been great.

Worse spiderman ever seen did not like main character for spiderman or choice chosen for him or way was OP just to say a few. But all rest that showed up was good.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
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age 9+

A headache of nonstop concepts and overselling itself.

I was glad when it was over. The excessive exagerations, The carnival atmosphere mixed with a light show and relentless pace. I love Spider Man, but I found this to be overly childish, try hard and frentic. Seeing Spider HAM was nice, but I think we would have more enjoyed a movie about just him than seemingly every conceivable random thought that was ever published in a SM comic book. There are a few moments, but there's no breathing room to enjoy the moments and when it's over, you feel like you just witnessed an overly sugared child finally crash and zonk out on the floor. "Thank god that's over".
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