Venom: Let There Be Carnage – Movie Review

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Venom: Let There Be Carnage is an action-packed and thrilling movie. The first Venom movie ended on a cliffhanger, and ever since then, this movie has been hyped. It has a 60% on the Tomatometer on Rotten Tomatoes and 6.3/10 stars on IMDb, which is considered a success. 

With a budget of 110 million dollars, the special effects team was able to produce stunning CGI to portray the symbiotes, which are the creatures that combine with humans. This movie stars Tom Hardy (who plays Eddie Brock and Venom), Woody Harrelson (Cletus Kasady), and Michelle Williams (Anne Waying). This movie also earned 100 million dollars very quickly. It tied with the movie Shang-Chi for this record.

Watching this masterpiece at home is not nearly as good as viewing it in theaters. They have an amazing surround sound system called Dolby Atmos, which plays sound from left to right. The volume can be very powerful, and one example is when Carnage shouts, “Let there be carnage!” the whole theater shakes. This makes the person watching really feel like they are part of the movie, even without 3D effects or 4D.

To summarize the movie, Venom starts from where it left off the first movie, where Eddie Brock lives. He is still trying to teach Venom rules about not eating people and getting used to having something else living inside of him. Eddie is a reporter and often interviews Cletus Kasady, a former serial killer. Because Cletus is insane, he bites Eddie on his hand, making some of the venom blood go in his mouth. Cletus later escaped prison after realizing his new ability and started terrorizing the city. This new symbiote was called Carnage and was much more skilled and powerful than Venom. Nonetheless, Eddie still convinces Venom to fight, even if there was a high risk of death. A huge battle scene took place in a church, where Cletus was trying to marry his old girlfriend. Venom and Eddie interrupted the event by crashing in and charging at them. After many near-death experiences and more injuries from both humans and symbiotes, Venom was able to barely defeat (and devour) Carnage, taking Cletus along with it. 

Overall, this movie has done a great job of turning comics into real life. It had the perfect amount of humor and violence. People greatly anticipated Venom: Let There Be Carnage, and it definitely lived up to its standards.