Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Reviews

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March 5, 2019
A great story from top to bottom.
February 18, 2019
"This film manages the delicate feat of embracing its source material while also satirizing it."
December 21, 2018
The latest entry in a fully saturated genre that somehow, through sheer creative gumption, does something new.
December 17, 2018
The spectacularly colorful, varied, and busy animation is impressive but bombastic, leaving little room for wonder and suggesting exertion rather than inspiration.
December 15, 2018
Yet with great power comes great responsibility. And one such responsibility, as a critic, is to admit when you've made a mistake.
December 15, 2018
The delights of "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" bring a newfound sense of joy and playfulness to the beloved character
December 14, 2018
The scale feels vast, yet the spirit is joyous. It's as if everyone had set out to make the best Spider-Man movie ever, which is exactly what they've done.
December 14, 2018
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse might be the best Spider-Man film ever made.
December 14, 2018
The visuals are also outstanding (New York is a neon-lit fever dream) and the action is expertly done. It is, simply, the best Spider-Man yet.
December 13, 2018
Look, I get it. I'm weary of superhero movies, too. But "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" isn't just a superhero movie. It's also a great movie.
Top Critic
December 13, 2018
Into the Spider-Verse allows its creators, and us, to have our cake and a bunch of other cakes and eat all of them, too.
December 13, 2018
The film's take-home message, if you want to call it that, is that we all have a little Spidey in us: "What makes you different is what makes you Spider-Man."
December 13, 2018
Who'd have thought that animation could turn a whole army of interdimensional webslingers into something fresh, funny, fierce and revolutionary? With a mixed-race hero at its core, this is the greatest Spider-Man epic of them all-and the coolest.
December 13, 2018
This animated feature -- distinguished by its dazzling visual palette, which creates the feel of a comic book leaping onto the screen -- proves a great deal of fun, reinforcing that animation remains the ideal medium... for superhero adaptations.
December 13, 2018
It breathes youthful life into a tired franchise and makes the smartest transition yet of characters from the comics to the big screen with clever animation and thoughtful storytelling.
December 13, 2018
"Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" occasionally feels overly antic, but that's because it's brimming with imagination and energy.
December 13, 2018
A pop-art roller coaster ride with soul, it can dazzle even a sick-of-superheroes doubter with two hours of thoroughgoing delight. Take the kids. Better yet, take the kid in yourself.
December 12, 2018
Like the very knowing writing, these visual pyrotechnics are underwritten by a sense of strain, as if someone somewhere were terrified of viewers losing interest.
December 12, 2018
"Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" contains a vital element that has been missing from too many recent superhero movies: fun.
December 12, 2018
The animation captures a comic book's sense of engagement and imagination but the visuals never overwhelm the story.
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