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Spider-Man: Far from Home [2019] (2 discs)

Director:Jon Watts
Writer:Chris McKenna
Erik Sommers
Composer:Michael Giacchino
Length:129 minutes
(2 hours 9 minutes)
MPAA Rating:PG-13
Sorting Category:Graphic Novel
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IMDB Rating:7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes Rating:90%
Amazon Rating:4.0/5 stars
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Synopsis: Following the events of <a href=/NewFlix.php?short=avengers_endgame>Avengers: Endgame</a>, Spider-Man must step up to take on new threats in a world that has changed forever.

Reaction: Fun, unique, and exciting. And the ending is shocking, exciting, and intriguing.

Personal Rating: 8/10

Jon Watts => Director
Chris McKenna => Writer
Erik Sommers => Writer
Michael Giacchino => Composer
Angourie Rice => Betty Brant
Ben Mendelsohn => Talos (uncredited)
Cobie Smulders => Maria Hill
Dawn Michelle King => E.D.I.T.H.
J.B. Smoove => Mr. Dell (as JB Smoove)
J.K. Simmons => J. Jonah Jameson
Jacob Batalon => Ned Leeds
Jake Gyllenhaal => Mysterio / Quentin Beck
Jeff Bridges => Obadiah Stane (uncredited) (archive footage)
Jon Favreau => Happy Hogan
Jorge Lendeborg Jr. => Jason Ionello
Marisa Tomei => May Parker
Martin Starr => Mr. Harrington
Pat Kiernan => Pat Kiernan
Peter Billingsley => William Ginter Riva
Remy Hii => Brad Davis
Samuel L. Jackson => Nick Fury
Tom Holland => Peter Parker / Spider-Man
Toni Garrn => The Seamstress
Tony Revolori => Flash Thompson
Zendaya => MJ

Random Trivia For This Title:

  • The first word of dialogue suggests that Fury and Hill are Skrulls. As established in Captain Marvel (2019), everyone calls him "Fury," a gaffe that reveals Talos's true identity when he greets Fury in the elevator as "Nick." The very first spoken word in this movie is Hill addressing Fury as "Nick."
  • The revelation that Talos was impersonating Nick Fury helps clear up some character plot holes, most noticeably why Fury would so easily trust Quentin Beck, and why he was so insistent that Peter take on the mission. In the latter case, it's obvious from his phone conversation with Fury that Talos has no idea where the Avengers are, and therefore must rely on Peter to resolve the crisis.
  • When Peter mentions Captain Marvel, Fury responds with "Don't invoke her name!". The line takes on a new context when it is revealed that the Skrull Talos has been impersonating Fury during the entire movie. Talos is referring to Peter's use of the name "Mar-Vell" who gave her life to protect Talos' family and other Skrull refugees.
  • Both Jake Gyllenhaal and his sister Maggie Gyllenhaal have appeared in a major superhero franchise. Maggie took over for Katie Holmes (Batman Begins (2005)) as Bruce Wayne's love interest Rachel Dawes in The Dark Knight (2008).
  • Jake Gyllenhaal loved playing the mysterious Quentin Beck and says, "I wanted to create a character that you won't forget."
  • Jake Gyllenhaal joked that sometimes he felt like a T-Rex when wearing Mysterio's armor. The forearm pieces, known as vambraces, would stop Gyllenhaal's arm movements short.
  • Tom Holland, who is from London, was actually closer to home while filming "Spider-Man: Far From Home" than he was when filming "Spider-Man: Homecoming."
  • Tom Holland says that Happy Hogan is one of his favorite characters and that he loves how Jon Favreau plays him, calling him "one of the godfathers of this entire universe."
  • When discussing Jake Gyllenhaal as Mysterio, producer [?] Amy Pascal says, "As much as we talked about Mysterio in a practical way - like how his powers would work in the movie - when Jake got involved, he brought a new level of humanity, unpredictability, and humor to the character."
  • It was reported that Matt Damon turned down the villain role.
  • Jake Gyllenhaal is almost never seen wearing anything other than his full "superhero" suit throughout. It was actually suggested to him he'd wear something else for certain scenes, but according to him, he genuinely liked wearing that suit so much he refused to wear anything else. However, a keen eye can see Gyllenhaal in character. spying on Peter Parker in street cloths just before Peter purchases the Black Dahlia necklace before Hydroman attacks.
  • This is Samuel L. Jackson's third consecutive MCU appearance as Nick Fury, following Captain Marvel (2019) and Avengers: Endgame (2019). This also the first time an MCU character has appeared in three films in one year.
  • Tom Holland wanted Jason Momoa as Kraven the Hunter in the movie.
  • This isn't the first time Jake Gyllenhaal has been associated with a Spider-Man film. Originally he was going to replace Tobey Maguire as Spider-Man in Sam Raimi's Spider-Man 2 (2004) after Maguire got injured during the filming of Seabiscuit (2003), but luckily, his injuries healed up and he came back on set.
  • The song Happy plays while Peter is designing his new suit is "Back In Black" by AC/DC, the same song that is played during the opening of Iron Man (2008). Hilariously, Peter mistakes the band to be Led Zeppelin, whose "Immigrant Song" was prominently featured in Thor: Ragnarok (2017).