Spider-Man: Far From Home Trailer 2 Review: 5 Ups & 4 Downs

Broken hearts, the multiverse and a really great Mysterio?

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Marve Studios

Just when you thought Spider-Man: Far From Home might be a bit of a palate cleanser after the emotional turmoil and universe-changing potential of Avengers: Endgame, along comes a second trailer for the sequel and alters the very fabric of the MCU.

While the sequel's bones are still very much tied to the John Hughes-inspired original, this is a story that means a lot more now thanks to a revelation so huge that it turns Far From Home into a multiverse cross-roads where possibilities really could be endless.

The reality of this trailer is that it's that revelation that will dominate the conversation entirely, but that would be a disservice to some of the trailer's more nuanced moments too. And equally, it would hide the fact that there are definitely some issues in there as well.

Here's the trailer...

So let's get into picking apart what worked and what maybe didn't. First the negatives...


4. A Sloppy Writing Gaff

Captain Marvel
Marvel Studios

Some people - in fact maybe most - will look at this trailer and this point and call it pedantry, no doubt. But it really does matter, because excellence is really in the details. So yes, it is absolutely fine to complain about the fact that nobody has called Captain Marvel "Captain Marvel" yet in the MCU and yet Peter Parker just casually drops her name into conversation.

In Endgame, Marvel is exclusively referred to as Carol Danvers and it felt like they were withholding her name on purpose as a plot point. The fact that Peter uses it in this trailer suggests that it's no more than a nickname rather than something of greater importance and that's just not all that great.


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