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An Alien-Infused Mess: ‘Venom’ Offers Hints of Coolness, but the Film Is Just Too Dumb to Work

Venom is a sometimes-entertaining mess—but it’s still a mess. Let’s get the obvious out of the way: You shouldn’t have a Venom movie without Spider-Man somehow playing into the villain’s backstory. Venom looks like Spider-Man in the comic, because the symbiote fused with Peter Parker first, resulting in the “Spider-Man on steroids” look. However, this film has […]