Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
First screened in December 2018
Directors: Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, and Rodney Rothman. Voice Cast: Shameik Moore, Jake Johnson, Hailee Steinfeld, Nicolas Cage, Kimiko Glenn, John Mulaney, Brian Tyree Henry, Liev Schreiber, Kathryn Hahn, Mahershala Ali, Lily Tomlin, Zoë Kravitz, Chris Pine, Luna Lauren Velez, Natalie Morales, Jorma Taccone, Lake Bell, Oscar Isaac. Screenplay: Phil Lord and Rodney Rothman (based on characters created by Stan Lee and other people, reimagined and extended by Dan Slott and other people).

Twitter Capsule: I valued all the ingenuity and technique but felt like the movie was playing a game with itself.

VOR:   Very impressive display of eye-opening techniques. I'm more mixed on whether it really reconfigures its genre or just feints in that direction.

Photo © 2018 Marvel Entertainment/Sony Pictures Animation

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B–

Academy Award Nominations:
Best Animated Feature

Golden Globe Nominations and Winners:
Best Animated Feature

Other Awards:
New York Film Critics Circle: Best Animated Feature
Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Best Animated Feature
Chicago Film Critics Association: Best Animated Feature
British Academy Awards (BAFTAs): Best Animated Feature

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