Sony who are of course creating their independent movies related to the web-slinging superhero are in no mood to stop.
Jared Leto starrer adapted by Matt Sazama, Burk Sharpless from Ray Thomas’ Marvel comic, is a product of the thought that says we want to focus on everything but the main conflict.
The heart of Morbius (the film) is pretty vulnerable. Here is a character that has spent his entire life to find a cure for his friend more than him, because he made a promise to him in the childhood.
So you see, the emotions are at peak in Morbius, because in a way love is at stake. But the writers and filmmaker Daniel Espinosa don’t try to fix their focus on the emotions.
They rather try to speed up things. Your lead has made a life-altering gift for a friend and there is no scene that develops or shows the love the two share as adults.
Here is a doctor who has a literal tank of Vampire Bats in the centre of his lab. The research has sucked the life out of him. He is actually a villain,
But rather than showing more of than the movie decides jump from sequence to sequence where problems are made and solved. This leads to a lot of confusion.
Oliver Woods’ cinematography does try to be beautiful and destructive but it only succeeds in parts. The action is mostly the two guys rubbing each other’s faces in high rises.
Or just wait for the news articles maybe. Because you don’t want to be me who has invested two hours to get only a confirmation in return.