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‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ trips on the teen angst, but Michael Keaton’s Vulture soars

‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ trips on the teen angst, but Michael Keaton’s Vulture soars

Hollywood has been in the Spider-Man business for just about as long as teen protagonist Peter Parker has been alive, but the movies — though financially rewarding — have never gotten it totally right.

"Spider-Man: Homecoming" is the sixth film to focus on the 15-year-old superhero with age-specific anxieties and uncertainties since the series, which has grossed in the neighborhood of $4 billion worldwide, began in 2002.

And Tom Holland is the third actor (following Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield) to pull on the suit. But despite much ballyhooed changes in approach from the earlier films, the results here, as in the previous attempts, are mixed.

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