No Way Home ‘to’ The Return of the King’
Kevin Feige stated not too long ago that the Academy Awards have a certain bias towards the Marvel Cinematic Universe, which offers industry-leading audience-pleasing, broad-spectrum blockbusters, almost always scores solid reviews from critics and is at the box office.
Fans largely disagree with that sentiment, but it seems the architect of cinema’s most lucrative franchise is doing anything in his power to see Spider-Man: There’s no way home shortlisted in at least a few major categories. In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, the company’s main creative offering compared Tom Holland’s third solo outing to The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King.
“In a way The return of the King is a celebration and culmination of all the great work done on that trilogy, There’s no way home is a memory of both of us Come home trilogy and other incarnations of Spider-Man. ”
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You get what he’s aiming for; There’s no way home was the epic conclusion to a colossal trilogy that grossed billions of dollars, enthralled fans and wowed critics. However, The Return of the King is the end to a pair of ‘unpredictable’ fantasy epics that have reinvented big-budget cinema, both of which have received numerous major Oscars and more than a few wins.
It’s a bit of an apple with an orange, but we’ll be interested to see if Spider-Man: There’s no way home annoying and unexpected nods to Best Picture when the announcement is made.
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