Takes a character that’s not very interesting and tells her story in a way that makes us care.
If you’re a disinterested teen looking for some mild, gore-less action and pubescent angst, this may be just what the doctor ordered.
An undemanding summer blockbuster that should satisfy those looking for a way to beat the heat for a couple of hours.
It’s entertaining, but once I took an hour to reflect on the film as a whole, it became obvious that it really isn’t all that good.
Why praise a movie that panders, with a symbolic pat on the head, to the audience it is supposed to empower?
Hardcore fans of the comics may enjoy “Venom” more than an average moviegoer, but the film is ultimately too weird and confusing with an ending that’s just stupid.