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Spider-Man: Homecoming finally brought in  an actor in Tom Holland who could actually convincingly play a high school student AND could play the guilt-ridden yet wisecracking during battle Spider-man we all grew up with. Both factors in to my dubbing thee Sir Best Spider-man Film Ever...

Composer Michael Giacchino incorporating the 1967 theme music into the score was awesome and better than when Sam Raimi randomly placed it into his movies. It occurred to me having Robert Downy, Jr. reprise his role as Tony Stark could be interpreted as an unintentional homage to  Spider-man and his Amazing Friends since the character appeared in the pilot of that show...

I'm of two minds when it comes to them skipping the origin. I mean we've seen it. Twice. But...it was weird that the only real reference was when Peter acknowledged that Aunt May was having a rough time lately.

May seemed to straddle the line between "having a rough time" and being the cool single aunt with motherly instincts. Many people seemed to have a rough time with the casting of Marissa Tomei as looking way too young.  Several thoughts here.  The character was created in 1963 when medical technology was inferior as was knowledge of nutrition and self care. May could have easily been at least 10 years younger than she looked. My aunt was probably 15 years younger than Tomei  when bending the ruses she was named my godmother...

Michael Keaton was great as Adrian Toomes. One way to look at him is as a small business owner who feels he has no other way to get ahead in life without bending the rules but there's a mean streak to him. I'm not convinced he didn't mean to kill Shocker 1, or at the very least really didn't feel that bad about it... Has anyone else pointed out he's a stereotypical Trump supporter? Speaking of Shocker, I could have sworn there were leaked photos of him in costume but I don't recall seeing it in the movie? Awesome use of the Tinkerer in the film which is interesting as Toomes himself often fulfills that role in cartoons for Norman Osborn...

Liz is never given a last name in the film but I can't be the only one who assumed it was Allen. Actually, making her a Toomes gives more weight to her marrying Harry Osborn given both would have daddy issues...

Peter's actual first girlfriend, Betty Brant, appears in the movie but they'll created an new original girlfriend for the sequel just so Tom's real life girlfriend Zendaya can play her? Um...OK...

Will Ned become Hobgoblin? ;-)

I honestly didn't notice that Peter didn't have spider-sense until May didn't set it off. (Yes, I know Ned didn't either...) The thought occurs to me: if spider-sense actually is a "danger sense," should May, or Ned for that matter, set it off anyway? His secret was in jeopardy but not his life...

To wrap up: awesome, awesome movie!

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