Spider-Man: Far From Home Review - 9 Ups & 4 Downs

6. How It Deals With The Endgame Fallout

Spider-Man Far From Home
Marvel Studios

With Far From Home actually forming the final chapter in the third phase of the MCU and the marketing revealing how much the spectre of Tony Stark's death would hang over Peter Parker (and the story), Far From Home was always going to be closely tied to Endgame.

In the end, this is not just an Endgame addendum, but the way the script deals with hangovers from that movie is occasionally very inspired. Obviously, Tony Stark's presence is felt and we get a very clever insight into legacy superheroism (and the weight of expectations), but it's even more than that.

At times, it almost feels like the scriptwriters have gone through all of the plot-holes and issues that fans of Endgame brought up - like the question of Peter's aging classmates or people returning from "the Blip" (as it is rather comically referred) to find their homes have been taken over by new families - to offer incidental, sometimes tongue-in-cheek answers. It's a very clever way to explore the complex lore of Endgame.


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