"I was surprised at the length of it", Hardy admitted to Variety's Marc Malkin on the carpet for the movie's premiere in Los Angeles.
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This was unacceptable for producer Avi Arad, who pointed to Venom's popularity throughout the 90s as proof the character was overdue to appear in the films. Director Ruben Fleischer (Zombieland) has clearly researched and executed upon Venom's mannerisms, characteristics, strengths, and weaknesses. "Alright, I hate to break it to you".
"[My favorite scenes to film] were scenes that aren't in this movie", Hardy told ComicsExplained. You can't speak freely about your projects without someone quoting them out of context or weaponizing your words against you. - The alien creature Venom, trying to convince his human host they should kill a bunch of people and then bite their heads off, and then make two piles.
The trailer for Venom was uploaded to YouTube on July 31, 2018 and has since amassed more than 44 million views.
Hugh Armitage of Digital Spy was especially displeased with Venom's erratic tone, writing that the film constantly bounced between feeling dramatic and comedic before it randomly flipped to intense action sequences. To add to that, Venom has star power with Tom Hardy attached as the lead, and the only competition is Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga's A Star Is Born, something fanboys aren't probably lining up to see.
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Tom Hardy plays Eddie Brock, a shoe-leather San Francisco reporter known for wearing a motorcycle jacket and pissing off the powerful.
"Venom" premieres October 5 in the U.S. It's rated PG-13.
The story is a Jekyll-and-Hyde tale where Hardy's journalist character tries to keep Venom's bad behaviour under control.
Obviously, this score will likely climb somewhat as more reviews come in and provide a bigger, more even sample of opinion, but it's unlikely to change too much.
How does Venom fit into the Marvel Cinematic Universe? It's a laughable line, but maybe there's something to these recurring themes; after all, endoparasites are often found in feces, and "Venom" stinks like a horrid flush that just won't go down the drain. The script (by three credited writers) plays out like a Marvel movie that might have been made in 1996, with no nuance, little character development, and a clunky, on-the-nose style of advancing its plot that seems hopelessly juvenile and antiquated in the era of fare like Captain America: "Civil War and Black Panther". Spider-Man 3 grossed almost $900 million after opening in May 2007, but reviews were unkind, specifically with regards to the Venom storyline.
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