Spider-Man: Homecoming

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I love Spider-Man – but would my son? How I learned a hard lesson about heroes
He’s my all-time favourite comic character. But do the real heroes still wear spandex?

Tom Lamont

12, Sep, 2020 @11:00 AM

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Spider-Man: Far from Home: Hollywood’s fixation with Euro cliches
The new Spider-Man is one pair of clogs from full European bingo – further solidifying cinema’s ongoing pursuit of stereotypes

Steve Rose

08, Jul, 2019 @8:00 AM

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White hero, sidekick of color: why Marvel needs to break the cycle
In Captain Marvel, Brie Larson’s hero is the latest in a long line of white MCU superheroes backed up by a supportive, underdeveloped character of color

Gretchen Smail

15, Mar, 2019 @6:00 AM

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Leaving New York: why Marvel is right to send Spider-Man far from home
The teenage superhero slugs it out in Venice and London on a school holiday in the next Spider-Man movie. It’s a smart move

Ben Child

17, Jan, 2019 @7:00 AM

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From zero to hero: how the Spider-Man franchise was saved
Bringing diversity to the ailing Spidey universe has helped free the characters, leading to an increase in both box office and critical acclaim

Gretchen Smail

13, Dec, 2018 @3:46 PM

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The 20 best Marvel films – ranked!
Following the death of Stan Lee – comic-book titan and prolific creator – we examine the screen adaptations of some of Marvel’s greatest characters. Excelsior!

Peter Bradshaw

15, Nov, 2018 @1:13 PM

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On my radar: Celeste Ng’s cultural highlights
The Everything I Never Told You author on Netflix’s Hard Knock Wife, Spider-Man and the legacy of James Baldwin

Celeste Ng

29, Jul, 2018 @9:00 AM

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Does Venom's weak trailer spell box-office ruin for the Spider-Man spin-off?
Sony has provoked fury among fans by releasing the first teaser for the Spider-Man spin-off – with no sign of Venom in it

Ben Child

13, Feb, 2018 @9:26 AM

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Venom: first trailer released for Tom Hardy's Spider-Man spin-off
The long gestating film of the ‘symbiote’ character from Spider-Man has revealed its first footage – though keeping viewers in the dark about Venom himself

Guardian film

08, Feb, 2018 @3:48 PM

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From Blade Runner 2049 to It: Week in geek's top science fiction and fantasy films of 2017
Hugh Jackman’s grumpy mutant returned, Stephen King’s sinister clown terrorised audiences and The Last Jedi mesmerised us. But the dystopian wonder of Denis Villeneuve’s Blade Runner 2049 triumphed over all

Ben Child

26, Dec, 2017 @8:00 AM

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Avengers: Infinity War – watch the first trailer for Marvel's massive superhero sequel
The latest instalment in the explosive film franchise sees Iron Man, Thor and co join forces with the Guardians of the Galaxy to thwart new foe Thanos

Guardian film

29, Nov, 2017 @1:28 PM

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DVD reviews: The Beguiled; The Big Sick; Spider-Man: Homecoming and more
Sofia Coppola’s fresh take on a civil war story is beautiful but deadly, a culture-clash comedy plays it too safe, and it’s a reboot too far for one hero

Guy Lodge

19, Nov, 2017 @7:59 AM

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