Bonding with an unearthly symbiote, Eddie Brock is given amazing powers and an unstable psyche. It isn’t filled with action or fast paced by any means. I would say the villain could be improved in terms of depth.
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During Cass and Falco little visit to the brothel house, Cass accidentally stumbled upon a room in which a couple were you know, doing it. While of course I had issues with Cass seemingly content with watching people having intercourse and even imagining herself with Falco in their places, the narrative is kind of descriptive for a YA book.
Carnage is more powerful than Venom—in part because he has a psychopathic serial killer as a host rather than just an intrepid journalist. In the comics, Spider-Man convinces Venom to form an uneasy alliance in order to hunt down Carnage.
In the comics, Eddie Brock is a character that is a bit of an outcast, is unsure of himself and gets even more confused (initially) when Venom entered his life, and Tom Hardy channels Eddie Brock to perfection!!! Venom in the comics had some dark-ish humour, and the humour that Venom spouts in the movie is spot on – in fact Venom gets the best one liners. And the biggest laughs from the audience. The movie portrays a beautiful symbiotic relationship between Eddie Brock and Venom, and shows progression in their relationship throughout the movie.
It’s no Infinity War , but Venom delivers flashes of Saturday night silliness when the unhinged human-alien two-hander are onscreen. Like Eddie Brock himself, the movie is fairly unexciting until the bad guy pops out. The alien costume also replicates Spider-Mans ability to cling to walls by controlling the flux of inter-atomic attraction between molecular boundary layers.
Although that edition of the paper sold out immediately, Spider-Man soon revealed the true identity of the Sin-Eater to be Detective Stan Carter, making Brock a laughingstock among his fellow journalists. Fired from the Daily Globe, he was forced to write venomous drivel for scandal newspapers. Brock blamed his predicament on Spider-Man.
They’re also bloody hilarious. I complain a lot about movies in the MCU using humor as an excuse for plot development, having every character being a snide wise-cracker and ruining legitimately tense moments for the sake of a joke, but this one doesn’t fall into those pits. The humor is relegated to Eddie and Venom’s relationship, so not all characters feel the same, and tense moments are not punctuated by jokes, so the tension isn’t lost.
Venom” almost feels like Deadpool”-light. The thing with Deadpool” movies is that you knew it was going to be funny. The laughs in Venom” are there in part because you probably didn’t expect to laugh in the first place. The intensity was left in the editing room, apparently. As for the villain everyone wanted to see, Carnage, well, I get what Sony was doing here. Why put the only other symbiote who’s just as popular as Venom in the first Venom movie if you’re trying to make more? So if you’re hoping to see Cletus Kasady, you’ll have to join Sony and hope this movie performs well enough for a sequel.
The film is utterly dissonant, recalling the weird camp of Batman & Robin, which illustrates a fundamental conflict between the presentation of what the Venom symbiote is and does and the filmmakers’ efforts to turn his story into a Deadpool-esque laugh riot. Director Ruben Fleischer has successfully walked the horror-humor tightrope before in films like Zombieland, but Venom never strikes the note of ironic self-awareness that made that film work. Eddie hears Venom talking even when the creature hasn’t taken over — Hardy voices both roles — and it gives their entire relationship an Odd Couple dynamic that is jarring at first and only grows more absurd as the movie goes on.
It’s not just comic book fans that got serviced with in-jokes, as movie buffs also got their own callout thanks to the prominent use of the legendary Wilhelm Scream during the scene when Venom fights the SWAT team. For a while it seemed like we’d be getting a Venom and Spider-Man crossover sooner rather than later. Marvel and Sony had ongoing negotiations over Spider-Man’s crossing over from his home studio, Sony, to play with the MCU.
This book disappointed me, which is a shame because I love Italy and the author did a good job of setting up atmosphere. The actual mystery was the only thing keeping me reading because I was tiring of the romance. There were so many “don’t do it” moments, and Cass herself keeps telling herself she shouldn’t be doing something. Yet she does it anyway. That got to be very frustrating for me.
As the big lesson Matt Tolmach took from Venom, it sounds like we can expect a lot more of fun interactions between Tom Hardy’s dual identities in Venom 2. The film should provide ample time to hit the ground running on that front too since Eddie and Venom will presumably still be together at the start of the film, so the insults and tater tots and lobster baths can start right away.
But the demands of superhero filmmaking require a big good vs. evil dust-up at the end, so Venom’s mind is changed for virtually no discernible reason than to serve the spectacle. It’s unclear who told Fleischer that the best way to shoot a set piece between two black-grey blobs of CG was up close” and in the dead of night,” but the action for Venom is mediocre at best. The weightless action isn’t helped by the film’s PG-13 rating, either, which renders one of comics’ grimiest characters effectively toothless.
It takes a while for Ms. Williams’s very-buttoned-up character to actually join the fun, but when she finally and momentarily does — I am reluctant to reveal just how — it’s almost enough to make you want a sequel in which her character has more to do. Emphasis, alas, on almost.” Because ultimately, the ingratiating eccentricities of Venom” aren’t enough to really distinguish the movie from its superhero-movie brethren as it devolves into the usual expensive orgy of sound, fury and wisecracking.
While Venom wasn’t, ahem, critically loved, it went on to earn over $855 million worldwide making it a clear success for the studio. Plus the potential for a sequel was teased as early as in the first end credits scene of Venom, when Eddie Brock took up journalism once more to interview an inmate at San Quentin prison: convicted serial killer Cletus Kasady (Woody Harrelson, wearing what might be the world’s worst curly red wig). When I get out of here — and I will — there’s gonna be carnage,” Kasady promised.
Renaissance Italy is maybe one of my favorite historical settings. It’s official. Actually, Venom and My Super Sixteenth Centuries are the only two historical fictions I have read recently, and both take place in Renaissance Italy, so in the end, it’s kind of self-explanatory. However, in Venom, I felt like I had been transported and the entire story played in my head like a black-and-white old, filmy movie. The canals of Venice really jumped off the page along with the dark alleyways and lush, extravagant dresses.
Set over a trillion years into the Marvel Universe’s future, Venom and an A.I. version of Tony Stark duke it out for the fate of all life. National treasure and frequent Tom Hardy colleague Stephen Graham has been confirmed to be joining the Venom sequel, but his role has yet to be confirmed.
Anyway: Venom starts talking to Eddie. In an Auto-tuned Cookie Monster voice audible only to him. We always thought that any alien intelligence shrewd enough to try to take our world would be vast, cool, and unsympathetic, but it turns out Venom isn’t much different than the alien who starred in NBC’s 1980s sitcom ALF: A pushy boor motivated mostly by his next snack. “Let’s eat his head!” is a thing that Venom says more than once in Venom. He (?) is also surprisingly sensitive — he bristles at being called a parasite — and pragmatic. “Think of yourself as my ride,” he tells Eddie, floating briefly outside of Eddie’s body so they can talk eye-to- um, eye, heart-to, er, heart, man to extraterrestrial-of-indeterminate-gender. We all know this is heading towards a boring nocturnal CGI smackdown followed by a tee-up for a sequel, but Venom is at its deeply mediocre best in the scenes where the stakes are lowest.
Spider-Man narrowly escaped the bells crushing clapper before defeating Venom by forcing him to deplete his webbing supply, of which the alien symbiote was actually comprised. Before the alien could regenerate enough of its mass to become a renewed threat, Spider-Man brought Venom to the Fantastic Four who imprisoned him in a sonic containment cell. The Fantastic Four then shipped Venom to the government super-prison in the Colorado Rockies called the Vault.
Venom appears in the Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H. episode “The Venom Inside.” 93 Doctor Octopus creates a new version of the Venom Symbiote that gradually assimilates Skaar , She-Hulk , Red Hulk and finally the Hulk to help dominate but also to destroy Spider-Man. However, the Hulks and Spider-Man eventually manage to defeat the Venom Symbiote, although it is unknown if the Venom Symbiote is still alive.
So that’s not actually revealing anything but it’s good to know that Sony and Marvel are open to the idea of having Hardy and Holland share the screen together. That might be enough to wash 2007’s Spider-Man 3 from our collective memory.
I absolutely love historical fiction, so the setting of the Italian Renaissance something about which I was looking forward to reading. For the most part, I thought the setting was intriguing and enrapturing, and it definitely felt like I could place myself there. The Renaissance is one of my favorite historical time periods, and I am happy to say I was not too disappointed.