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Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021)

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Running time: 2h 28min
Directed by Jon Watts
Written by Chris McKenna, Erik Sommers, Stan Lee (based on the Marvel comic book by)
Starring Tom Holland, Zendaya, Benedict Cumberbatch

What do you get when you cram years and years’ worth of different iterations of a comic book superhero and his villains into the same film? In the case of Spider-Man: No Way Home, a pretty decent popcorn flick.

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Beavis and Butt-Head Do America (1996)

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Running time: 1h 21min
Directed by Mike Judge, Mike de Seve (segment director), Brian Mulroney (segment director)
Written by Mike Judge, Joe Stillman, Brian Mulroney
Starring Mike Judge, Bruce Willis, Demi Moore

Beavis and Butt-Head (original series 1993-1997, 1st revival 2011, 2nd revival 2022?) was (is?) MTV’s popular animated show about a pair of teenaged dingleberries who love to live, laugh, and love. To be more precise, they love (indicated by their perennial penchant for chortling obnoxiously) the notion of “scoring” — while they have significant difficulties in achieving this lofty goal themselves. Everything is a joke to them, rated from “sucks” to “rules”, even if they do not quite understand the joke; and with nothing being sacred, the show was able to make fun of a wide variety of topics. As the series quickly became a success, a movie was inevitable, and in 1996 Beavis and Butt-Head do America saw the light of day — and now, in the summer of 2022, there is also a sequel that has just come out. Beavis and Butt-Head was clearly a product of the 90’s, but it has proven it has staying power — does the 1996 movie, though?