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Venom

I watched Venom today. 

Five word: Highly entertaining and highly underrated.

I do not understand all hate and bad reviews coming from the critics for this movie.

Fans who aren’t too bothered by the changing of origins, should enjoy this movie. It is weird having Venom without having the Spider-Man black suit backstory or spider powers, but the Venom character is much more like the comics than the one in Spider-Man 3.

This was a good origin movie for a character we have only seen poorly done in the horrible Spider-Man 3 movie.

The movie did flirt between being dark and funny at the same time which I believe is Disney’s fault due to Sony renting Spider-Man to them. Other than that the fight scenes were amazing, and if I understood correctly by the way they recreated the villain (the other symbiote,) it was Riot ’cause Riot is one violent bitch!

In my opinion, those not familiar with the comic were disappointed because they expected to see Venom as “the bad guy,” when the fact is, Venom’s desire for good or evil depends on his host. In this case Venom is not the villain but an anti-hero.

Also it’s starting to seem like you can’t believe critics anymore about anything.

Tom Hardy acting is a bit wooden at times, but not enough to weaken the film much. I personally would have chose another actor, a fresh new face.

Regardless, I would defiantly recommend others to see this film.

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On Brand

He’s more tongue than man, now.

Venom, the upcoming movie about a monstrous symbiote bonding with a man with an impossible accent, really does seem to be nailing the vibe of the over-the-top, goth nightmare/dream of the 1980s and ‘90s.

Like, for instance, this new poster, which is just so very Venom it hurts a little.

The poster, as shared by Bloody Disgusting, is a promo for the IMAX showing of the film, which promise all the excitement of amorphous alien goo biology in all the screen real estate that you could possibly want. And also probably a bit more.

But, seriously, look at that art. The tongue alone is worthy of an entire post.

It just feels very classic Venom to me, fleshy and energetic and as creepy as it is something I could totally see myself putting on my trapper keeper when I was younger.

Whoever’s making the Venom posters seems to have it down.

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David Who?

I’m not questioning the artistic merit of Michelangelo’s David, the sculpture is an unquestionable timeless masterpiece. But this sculpt of Marvel’s Venom is pretty cool!

By now it’s clear that soon every movie, TV show, and artistic endeavour is going to be tied to a Marvel comic book property, so let’s put Venom in Italy’s famed Galleria dell’Accademia as well.

It still blows my mind that Nicholas J. Brown (aka YouTube’s LoreCraft) only took up sculpting about a year ago.

In all seriousness, comparing Michelangelo’s David was a bad joke.

You cannot compare clay and marble.

David’ sculpture is not only so detailed, carving out a whole slab of marble without a single stone vein running out of place is a miracle if not a testament of amazing skill in itself.

Regardless, good job Nicholas J. Brown. 

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Fantastic

The new trailer for Sony’s Venom movie is out, and it corrects the first trailer’s mistake by actually having Venom in it. Quite a lot of Venom, actually.

I’ve always been a huge fan of Venom (and Carnage) and have been waiting for a proper movie, especially in the wake of the abomination that was Spider-Man 3.

I thought not having any Spidey would be an issue (’cause he bonded with Spiderman first) but this looks absolutely fantastic to me!

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But… Where is Venom?

After months of secrecy and uncertainty about just what Sony’s Venom might look and feel like on the big screen, the first trailer has finally dropped.

Unsurprisingly, the trailer’s light on plot details, but what it’s chock full of is a brooding, moody Eddie Brock (Tom Hardy) reflecting on his life and the briefest of glimpses at the horrific transformation that turns him into the lethal vigilant.

And by brief I we mean brief, as in there are a couple of split seconds where you can see the titular symbiote trapped within a container and later see its black essence spreading through Hardy’s body… Mind you, this is only a teaser trailer, meaning that a proper trailer is likely to drop sooner than later and hopefully with a PROPER Venom.

I’m kinda tired to see the same actors playing different superheros and villains all the time, but I hope Hardy makes a memorable Venom, because Venom is one of those MEMORABLE and terrifying entities that deserve a great film.

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