Very meh. Not bad per se, but Sony was trying to do too much, and everything suffered. No matter how integral they are to the story, bringing back Norman, Harry, and the Green Goblin was a mistake because it detracks from the new angle of Spider-man, while also regressing. Not only does it regress, but it is not nearly as well done as in the original trilogy. It's a fair critique to compare the two series; I suppose I'm just glad they did not try to cover the Venom arc again.

In retrospect, the Marvel movies always do better when they include breadcrumbs to other stories, sometimes several movies ahead. It's a connected world. One-and-done stories do not work nearly as well because there is not nearly as much growth for the characters that stick around in multiple films. It worked in the original trilogy because, even though the main villains were always taken care of, you still had the triangle between Peter, MJ, and Harry that waxed and waned. Trying to hamfist that entire arc into a single movie just doesn't work.

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