Tag Archives: Spider-Man: Homecoming

Australian Box Office Report: Spider-Man: Homecoming sticks to the top of the chart

It’s been a good fortnight for Spider-Man: Homecoming.  Debuting in cinemas last week, it remains at the top of the box office ladder for the 2nd week in a row.  This week it has posted $4.92m in earnings.  Although it’s about half of what it opened with last week (a little over $10m), it still screened at more than 600 theatres nationally, and managed a screen average of nearly $8,000. ... Continue Reading

Australian Box Office Report: Spider-Man: Homecoming swings in with an impressive debut

Tom Holland takes over the spidey suit from Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield and it seems the world loves him for it. In its box office debut, Spider-Man: Homecoming made a whopping $10.13m, earning almost double the last Spider-Man’s opening week take (The Amazing Spider-Man 2 in 2014). It earned $2.8 million on its opening day alone.... Continue Reading

Film Review: Spider-Man: Homecoming (USA, 2017) is a triumphant return to form

By the conclusion of The Amazing Spider-Man 2, the character and lore behind it had lost all sense of vigour on screen. The film was tired, painful and offensively deplorable, so much so it managed to master what many would consider near impossible — it made the promise of future instalments as something to dread rather than anticipate. Who could imagine that could be the state of a property as beloved as Spider-Man. So perhaps due to the disappointment of previous outings does Spider-Man: Homecoming feel like such a crowning achievement. Ebullient and refreshing, Homecoming differs from previous iterations by positioning Peter Parker as a high school student who adores his alter ego rather than loathe his inner duality. It is a coming of age drama masquerading as a superhero film, and Homecoming proves as effervescent as the titular protagonist himself.... Continue Reading

Perth Supanova: Six Things We Learned about Spider-Man: Homecoming from director Jon Watts

Jon Watts is a young filmmaker who landed the gig of a lifetime – a Spider-Man film. But not just any old Spider-Man film. His upcoming Spider-Man: Homecoming will be the first Spidey flick set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. This is due to a deal struck between Marvel and Sony a couple of years ago. No doubt the success of this particular Spidey flick will determine whether that deal changes for the better or for the worse. So, no pressure, right?... Continue Reading

Angourie Rice talks about filming Spider-Man: Homecoming in Atlanta; working on Sofia Coppola’s The Beguiled

Angourie Rice & Aaron McGrath, the stars of Jasper Jones (in cinemas now) sat down with The Iris’ Larry Heath to talk briefly about their upcoming film projects: Spider-Man Homecoming, which enters Angourie into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, The Beguilded, directed by Sofia Coppola & the new ABC series of Glitch.... Continue Reading

Shocker shows up on set of Spider-Man: Homecoming

A leaked call sheet that was originally posted on Reddit got comic fans talking recently, as it appeared to show that Fargo star Bokim Woodbine would be playing Herman Shultz aka Shocker in Spider-Man: Homecoming. Although it hasn’t been officially confirmed, we can pretty much assure you that Shocker will appear in the new film, thanks to some leaked photos from the set.... Continue Reading