Show Review: Spider-Man into the Spider-Verse

Show Review: Spider-Man into the Spider-Verse

Jackson Lindsay, Arts and Entertainment Reporter

One of the best Marvel movies ever made, “Spider-Man into the Spider-verse” is one of the most well-made animated movies of all time. It tells the story of Miles Morales, an alternate universe Spiderman who is thrown into a multiverse madness trying to discover himself and his powers, as well as fighting villains, and even his family.

The whole movie is done in a comic book style animation which provides an aesthetic that hasn’t been used before. It gives you the feeling of reading a comic book, a nod to Marvel’s origins as a comic creator.

Miles is shown as a normal everyday kid who, like the original Spider-Man, receives his powers from a spider bite. He then has to learn how to control these newfound powers.

He goes on a journey where he begins to meet Spider people from all different dimensions, as well as fighting this villain that turns out to be his uncle. The movie is full of emotional moments as his uncle is tragically killed as well as one of the Spider-Man’s from a different realm. All of this shapes Miles’ character as he has to face loss for the first time in his life, as well as the responsibility he has to bear being a superhero now. All of this is on top of the normal struggles of being a teenager and attending school. 

The battle comes to a finale with Miles versus Kingpin the main antagonist of the plot. Miles shows incredible grit in a really inspiring and emotional scene when he comes out on top. It’s a reflection of his innermost self, as well as everything else he has had to get through prior to the resolution. 

“Roses are red, spider man is too, the show is pretty good,” senior Jarom Brimhall said.

“The show is good and Spider-Man is my favorite character,” senior Ben Vannoy said.

On top of all the cool looks and well developed characters, the movie has a unique soundtrack with a bunch of artists who made their songs just for the movie. Big name artists such as Juice WRLD, Post Malone, and Swae Lee, to name a few. The song “Sunflower”, made by Post and Swae for the movie, has over two billion plays on Spotify alone. The music fits the movie well and is worth listening to even if you’re not watching the show. So go watch it if you want a movie that will make you feel like you’re reading one of Marvel’s own comics, with songs from all your favorite artists.