The MCU has had a banner 2021 with more releases across more platforms and mediums than ever before and it’s all coming to a head with Spider-Man: No Way Home, the third movie in the Spider-Man arm of the Sony/Marvel partnership and, arguably, the most highly anticipated Marvel movie of Phase 4 thus far. And for good reason–with the multiverse confirmed and the participation of vintage Spider-Man villains like Willem Dafoe’s Green Goblin as a result, the buzz around the movie has been astronomical.
So, what actually happens when Peter Parker comes face-to-face with the bad guys of old franchises? We’ll break it down. Naturally, tons of spoilers from here on out so tread with caution.