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Venom Let There Be Carnage movie review: Story is secondary in this disappointing Tom Hard-starrer

As serial killers go, Cletus Kasady (Woody Harrelson) has quite a bit going for him. An abusive previous, a propensity to speak in riddles that sound suitably scripture-ish, a liking for scribbling on partitions, a bizarre coiffure, and even a girlfriend who can shriek the daylights out of cops. However, when a movie can swaddle the good-looking Tom Hardy in an alien that is all black goo and yellow tooth, Harrelson has little likelihood. So, whereas Harrelson may be capable of do satan in his sleep, director Andy Serkis has one other alien, in crimson, ensconced in and over Kasady’s physique. Somehow his alien and that inhabiting Brock, performed by Hardy, hate one another, someway, they wish to kill one another, and someway, they struggle as solely big aliens, which might be endlessly indestructible and endlessly extendable, find yourself doing. They find yourself killing lots of people and destroying a whole lot of stuff, besides those that matter.

The story is largely secondary in this second disappointing movie casting Hardy as journalist Eddie Brock-cum-alien Venom. Unlike the primary half, there are some makes an attempt at comedy, however even Hardy (credited as co-writer) doesn’t appear thrilled sufficient to place in amusing. He sports activities an unshaven, unclean, nearly distant look, that doesn’t augur nicely for a movie asking us to create space in the Marvel Cinematic Universe for it.

Harris is horribly wasted in the position of Kasady’s unlucky girlfriend who spends all the movie being locked up or being informed to close up. Williams as Brock’s former girlfriend Anne does gentle up the movie for a minute or two, however there is no chemistry to spark any fires between Brock and her — not that the movie desires to go there. For a couple of transient seconds although, Venom inhabits Anne’s physique, and also you marvel. What if therein lies the street to redeem this mess of a movie that clearly has some concepts about Church, fathers, second lives, and, God bless it, one other sequel!

Venom Let There Be Carnage movie director: Andy Serkis
Venom Let There Be Carnage movie cast: Tom Hardy, Woody Harrelson, Michelle Williams, Naomie Harris
Venom Let There Be Carnage movie score: 1 star

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