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Spider-man – Homecoming – 2017

Tom Holland referred to as “Peter Parker” in the movie of Spider-man – homecoming was the heroic figure we have always dreamt of becoming. He made his first appearance in Captain America: Civil War, as the new member of the team, he did put up a good show in that movie, and even though he was the youngest in age and experience, he did get the admiration and love of the viewers.
In Captain America which was his first outing, he learnt to navigate his newly possessed skills and powers as the web-slinging Iconic super hero “Spiderman”. In this new edition and twist to the Spiderman series Peter is thrilled after his unique and wonderful experience with the Avengers, so he returns home where he leaves with his Aunt called May (Marisa Tomei), but he was going to be watched closely by Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr) to make sure that he stays within the rules and regulations of utilising his supernatural power.
On his return Peter tried to leave a normal ordinary teenage boy life, but then issues and difficulties just kept creeping up and then he would be forced to use his supernatural power. He wanted to prove that he could do more than just being a neighbourhood Spiderman for small issues.
Spiderman “Peter” on his return tried so hard to fit into his normal daily routine, although he was constantly distracted by the dreams and aspiration of proving himself to be more than just living a friendly neighbourhood watch, but he finally came in contact with the Vulture (Michael Keaton) emerges as a new enemy tormenting the neighbourhood and at this point he threatens everything that Peter holds most dearly. Peter shuffled between school and protecting his neighbourhood, and he did a very good job exposing the evil men, he was able to conceal it from his aunt, until one day he entered with his costumes into his room only to meet his friend there.
At that point he knew he had to constantly manage his friend from spilling out his long hidden secrets. Peter had a crush on a young pretty girl in his class, but he couldn’t tell her, and she was also crushing on Spiderman and not Peter, unknown to her that Peter was actually Spiderman, she had always dreamt of having a date with. It was a pleasant surprise towards the end when Peter summoned the courage to ask her out for the prom night, little did he know that the evil vulture man was her dad.
There was a good blend of action and comedy in this movie, although most people felt it was a teenage or young movie, they still loved and enjoyed every bit of it, as they could always connect with the heroic personality in Spider-man. He did put a very good fight and gave the evil man a very tough time, till he was able to defeat him. Peter felt very proud of his accomplishment and even did get offered a permanent position with the Avengers which he turned down to go back and live with his Aunt.
Cast: Chris Evans, Tom Holland, Martin Starr, Donal Glover, Jacob Batalon, Zendaya, Laura Harrier, Michael Keaton, Robert Downey Jr
Genre: Action, Adventure, comedy, Drama, Science-Friction and Fantasy 
Director: Jon Watts
Ratings: PG 13
Written by: Jonathan M. Goldstein, John Francis Daley, Christopher Ford, Chris Mckenna, Erik Sommers
Casting: 2hrs 
Studio: Sony Pictures
The highlight of the movie was packed towards the end when Peter wrestled with the Vulture guy, the action, thrill and suspense was awesome. Although some of the scenes displayed high school activities, it was still a great movie and one loved by all. 
To my verdict, I would say 8/10 because it was a generally good movie the action was real, dragged at some points but it was still fun, the photography, production, cast, locations and story line was good.
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Linda Ochugbua