Why Spider-Man Homecoming is a stronger side story than any of Marvel’s Netflix shows
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The Marvel Cinematic Universe has been one of the more impressive achievements in the entertainment industry of late. Its latest entry, Spider-Man: Homecoming, draws heavily on the franchises existing history and characters, despite telling a smaller and grounded story than one of Marvels big team-up films like The Avengers or Captain America: Civil War. In fact, Id argue that Spider-Man: Homecoming finally gets right what spinoffs like Marvels Netflix shows get wrong: giving us a true ground-level perspective of the MCU.
Thats not to say that Marvels Netflix shows which encompass Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, Iron Fist, and the upcoming Defenders and Punisher series are bad. The gritty, more mature shows range from…