With great power comes great responsibility – and in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, plenty of adventure and great friends too. The animated film based on the infamous comic books has been raved about by critics and audiences alike as one of the best and most original superhero films of all time. So whether you are a Spiderman fanatic, or just looking for a great story – Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse has something for the whole family to enjoy on your next movie night.
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse follows Miles, a teen from Brooklyn who’s struggling to adjust to a new school and everything else that comes with growing up. But when he gets bitten by a radioactive spider, he gets himself in some pretty sticky situations. He has to learn to control his brand new bizarre powers, and on top of that save his city from evil villains too. Along his adventures he meets other spider-people from different dimensions, and with their help he navigates all the challenges (and awesomeness) that come with wearing the mask.
Superhero Action With a Unique Artistic Style
One of the most interesting elements of the film for everyone is its unique animation. Comic book lovers in the family are sure to appreciate the movie’s unique ability to make you feel like you are inside a comic book thanks to its style. Younger members of the family will also be captivated by all of the bright pops of contrasting color. It’s not difficult to immerse yourself in the film from the very first scene through to the very end. Combine that with plenty of action-packed scenes and adventure, and you have a winner that will hit the marks for everyone at home. But we can’t ignore all the important lessons that come with this iteration Spider-man as well.
Get By With a Little Help From Your Spider-Friends
This Spider-man film isn’t all just about bright colors and action. There are also some great lessons in the film about the importance of perseverance and friendship. Having spidey powers certainly isn’t easy, and there are several moments where Miles doubts himself. Can he handle all of the newfound responsibility? To help him get through it, Miles turns to his mentors and new spider-friends. Thanks to their willingness to guide him, he finds the strength to move beyond self-doubt and find the courage to save those who need him. And when Miles sees what he’s capable of, he gains the confidence that was there all along, reminding us that there is a little bit of Spider-man inside all of us.
So grab the popcorn, settle in and find your inner Spider-man on your next family movie night with Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.