VENOM: Let There Be Carnage (2021)

I don’t even have much to say about this one.

It’s a tight ninety minutes worth of weird creative decisions, bland monster stomping action and awkward melodrama strung up around what barely passes for a plot.

Doesn’t even have the decency to be outright terrible, it’s mostly just uninteresting.

Sony really doesn’t know what they’re doing with Venom as a character, starting with having his origin separated from Spider-Man and running right through two films now where the primary antagonists are just gooey monsters of a different colour.

Venom is meant to be a body horror creature, and Carnage is that idea taken to the extreme. Some of the effects are wonderfully gristly and meaty, but it’s completely wasted on a bloodless PG-13 rating.

Nothing really happens. Players just move from scene to scene and then there’s a CGI fight that’s generic, but worst of all, forgettable.

Not worth the time.

REVIEW SPECTACULAR 4: STILL SPECTACULAR IN 2018

Continuing on, here’s the 2018 batch (and some of late 2017)!
Click through for the reviews.

SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE (2018)
THE HAUNTING OF HILL HOUSE (2018)
CASTLEVANIA s02 (2018)
DAREDEVIL s03 (2018)
VENOM (2018)
THE PREDATOR (2018)
IRON FIST s02 (2018)
THE NIGHT IS SHORT, WALK ON GIRL (2018)
DISENCHANTED s01 (2018)
THE MEG (2018)
JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM (2018)
BLOCKERS (2018)
MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: FALLOUT (2018)
READY PLAYER ONE (2018)
PACIFIC RIM: UPRISING (2018)
SORRY TO BOTHER YOU (2018)
A QUIET PLACE (2018)
ANT-MAN & THE WASP (2018)
THE EXPANSE s03 (2018)
THE INCREDIBLES 2 (2018)
WESTWORLD s02 (2018)
LUKE CAGE s02 (2018)
HEREDITARY (2018)
SOLO (2018)
DEADPOOL 2 (2018)
AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR (2018)
THE TERROR s01 (2018)
THE MAGICIANS s03 (2018)
THE RITUAL (2017)
RED SPARROW (2018)
TOMB RAIDER (2018)
ANNIHILATION (2018)
BLACK PANTHER (2018)
BRIGHT (2017)
THE GOOD PLACE s02 (2018)
THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EPPING MISSOURI (2017)
LADY BIRD (2017)
THE SHAPE OF WATER (2017)
JUSTICE LEAGUE (2017)
COCO (2017)
BLACK MIRROR s04 (2017)
WIND RIVER (2017)
LOGAN LUCKY (2017)
THE SINNER (2017)
THE PUNISHER s01 (2017)

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