Venom: Let There Be Carnage on VOD, an Epically Moronic Marvel Sequel That’ll Eat Your Grey Matter Alive

Shown on VOD, Venom: Let There Be Carnage where to pick up Venom leave: Moronville. The first movie was one of the most annoying movies of 2018, a spin-off about Spider-Man – sans Spider-Man! Pretty sweet – starring a clumsy Tom Hardy more than qualified to be the webslinger’s strongest enemy, an alien goo-blob that can fuse with humans and become a giant human Giant shape transform shape wise. It also features an end-credits teaser, in which Woody Harrelson appears as a character who will become Carnage, who is pretty much like Venom except he’s red. And lo, the prophecy of Black Venom and Red Venom was fulfilled, when the gods were ordained from above, perched upon their towering piles of money.

Gist: THE FIRST OF MULTIPLES OMINOUS: God, why bother. It’s a comic house where young Cletus Kasady is locked up for killing his family. With him is a woman named Frances Barrison, who can scream sacred hell, a mutant power of some that is never explained – again, why bother – great type. They are separated and, again, the record is broken here, why go into detail, because it doesn’t matter at all. There’s another ominous subtitle that tells us it’s today, but it’s a different comic house, unlike the first, but who knows? Frances (Naomie Harris) is there. Now we move to San Quentin, where brave, and always looks a little greasy and bald, reporter Eddie Brock-slash-Venom (Hardy, plays both, gives the second character a distorted voice) interviews Cletus (Harrelson), hopes to shake some information in him about the bodies of people he has mass-killed. Meanwhile, Venom existed in Eddie’s mind the whole time, babbling like a DVD commentary about the damn name, sometimes manifesting as a tar-black streak of CGI with an evil teardrop eye, usually and quite contemplative, when no one is looking.

At this point, I struggle to recall Eddie-Venom’s motivation as established in the first film, which is worth erasing for those with amnesia. I think they’re benevolent vigilantes now, except Venom still insists on eating human brains, because that damn kind of thing is funny if you’re 11 years old. for a box of pig plasma – but that’s hard, because he grew up attached to two chickens, which he named Sonny and Cher, a joke aimed at 11-year-olds but just sad laugh if you are much older. that, though most people older than that wouldn’t laugh. Anyhow, Eddie seems to be properly managing the problem of sharing brains with an alien slobberbeast, which sometimes makes a huge mess in the kitchen while preparing breakfast, like a solution. The real Oscar for Eddie’s Felix, a reference that only those who many much 11 years older will grab from the air like Miyagi’s chopsticks to fly.

Venom and Eddie agree on one thing: They still have something important to do with Eddie’s ex, Anne (Michelle Williams, payback from the first movie). What Kind about what Venom has is still unknown; Is he anatomically correct? If so, they have repost stuff, and all the things it does? The mind falls apart, until it breaks irreparably. Anne now has a new fiancée, prompting Venom to say to Eddie, “The emotional pain – it’s more intense and lasts much longer. You just pull up your little guy’s pants and take it.” Succinct! She’s also sure to be an asshole when Cletus becomes Carnage, the crimson Venom, though of course Cletus-Carnage shows up right after Eddie and Venom break up, literally, thus leading to the the common pain we all feel as our alien symbiote vamoose with the screams of even counseling couples, and leaves us vulnerable to being enslaved by serial killers series of hideous monsters. Tell it to me: I HATE WHEN THAT HAPPENS.

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What movies will remind you of?: NS Venom movies like Deadpools passed with a terrible average Great quartetNS.

Performances worth watching: (Mutters incoherently, something about Tom Hardy)

Memorable dialogue: Eddie pointed out the inadequacy of Venom’s actions, and also inadvertently re-evaluated his own film: “It’s so abusive.”

Gender and Skin: Not available. The mystery of Venom’s fertility remains the same.

Our Take: Opening credits show up and, 35,000 FX shots later, you’ve got yourself a movie! Venom: Let There Be Carnage marks a directorial shift from its predecessor, from Ruben Fleischer to Andy Serkis, and if you can spot the difference in vision throughout each film’s unconvincing CGI overall, it’s Congratulations, you are a cinema savvy like few ever were. Maybe the sequel is more humorous than Venom, but it fits perfectly with the obnoxiousness of the first film. The most obvious difference between the two rewards that people can count by each is: Massacre 14 minutes shorter, and therefore a more benevolent film.

By the time we got to admire Harrelson’s ridiculous Frankenstein haircut wig; at the time Carnage inexplicably killed a warden by turning himself into a tornado; by the time Venom briefly divorced Eddie, getting into an LGBTQ rampage and shouting “Look at all these quirks. My kind of person! , this movie has reached the level of underage, pervasive aggression, ‘comedy’ in the full sense of the quotes, that you just want to shove it out like a mosquito. And like a bug in your blood, the movie feels like it’s gnawing at your wits, losing your IQ until you’re a husk, your smooth muscles pump blood to your brain. what else is possible other than basic, unconscious function.

V: LTBC is the genre of film with the ultimate terror of mass destruction, two shapeshifting tentacle creatures constantly flying towards each other, engaging in repeated mid-air punches until we interested in absolutely nothing that happens in the movie or perhaps in the entire existence. None of the movie makes sense, or maybe it’s just not worth the effort to understand it; is there a difference? It’s overstimulation to the point of microchip. It’s the visual equivalent of a sheet of noise paper, and the dialogue is lined with just a larger, more grating paper on top of the first. So yes, this movie is definitely a lot of sheets.

Our call: IGNORE IT. Venom: Let There Be Carnage was an amazing experience.

John Serba is a freelance writer and film critic based in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Read more of his work at

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