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A female 90 Day Fiancé star crushes on Caleb.

Caleb Greenwood shares pictures to reveal that he took part in a bodybuilding show. A former 90 Day Fiancé star is crushing on his toned physique.

A former 90 Day Fiancé stars is crushing on new cast member Caleb Greenwood. It is probably the first time someone has shared a positive view about Caleb since his debut on the TLC show. Many 90 Day Fiancé fans already think he will break his Russian girlfriend Alina Kasha's heart. Caleb is a 28-year-old marketing executive from Chandler, Arizona. He met 27-year-old Alina through Facebook 13 years ago. The duo started talking and formed a special connection, despite residing in different countries. However, they lost touch after some time and got busy with their lives.

But the couple reconnected three years ago when Caleb found Alina on a dating app. They started talking again and decided to meet in person to explore their relationship further. While Caleb doesn't show many emotions on the show, Alina is pretty excited to meet and hug him. After watching two episodes of 90 Day Fiancé: Before the 90 Days season 5, many fans think that Caleb is just like infamous castmate Steven Johnston. Both stars are dating Russian partners named Alina and are inconsiderate of their wishes and needs.

But one of the female 90 Day Fiancé cast members thinks highly of Caleb (or his ripped body). The Arizona resident recently posted a bunch of pictures on Instagram to unveil his toned physique. The 90 Day Fiancé star revealed that he competed in a bodybuilding show and came in fourth place. He said, "I learned I need to put on a lot of mass to compete with the bigger guys on stage." Caleb may not have won the competition, but it seems like he has impressed fashion influencer Amira Lollysa with his strong and muscular body. She left three fire emojis on Caleb's shirtless photos.

Caleb hasn't responded to Amira's comment, but it is possible that he directly messaged her to express his gratitude. Many other 90 Day Fiancé viewers are impressed with Caleb's appearance. A fan said, "For me it's the hair I have a thing for men with long hair and muscles!!!!" Another chimed in, "Sheesh bro. You are full of surprises. Congrats bro." Someone else said, "U really look like a nice guy I really don't know why people think otherwise."

It was quite brave of Amira to leave a comment on a new 90 Day Fiancé star's shirtless picture. Lately, she doesn't seem to filter her thoughts and does what she wants. Amira recently broke up with her Canadian boyfriend, and it looks like she is single at the moment. However, Caleb still appears to be dating his singer and model girlfriend, Alina. The couple keeps on sharing each other's pictures and indulging in banter on social media. It is also possible that 90 Day Fiancé alum Amira wasn't crushing on Caleb's body but just admiring his dedication and the hard work he put in to look fit.

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What Taylor Swift's All Too Well 10 Minute Version Lyrics Mean

16-11-2021 · The second verse of "All Too Well" 10-minute version is a mix of old and new lyrics. Its first half sings of Swift talking about spending time with the mystery man's family, with a specific memory of his mom sharing stories about his childhood. The guy himself also becomes forthcoming with his own past.


Taylor Swift's "All Too Well" 10-minute version is packed with references, including several allusions to her relationship with Jake Gyllenhaal. Nine years after the release of the singer/songwriter's Red album in 2012, she has released its re-recording. This is due to the change of ownership of the masters of Swift’s first six studio albums, which hinders her from legally performing their songs. But, instead of simply recreating the tracks, Swift also opted to update some of them, including the fan-favorite "All Too Well" which now has an extended version.

Released on November 12, 2021, the new version of the album officially titled Red (Taylor's Version) runs for about 130 minutes. As part of the promotional efforts for her new release, Swift also wrote and directed a short film for "All Too Well" which is based on the lyrics of the song. The short feature stars Dylan O'Brien and Sadie Sink as its primary couple, and it tackles the highs and lows of the duration of their relationship, which ultimately ends in a break-up. Fans are convinced that it's about Swift's romance with Jake Gyllenhaal in which started during the fall of 2010.

Appropos of "All Too Well"'s messaging, its short film starts with a quote by Pablo Neruda that reads: "Love is so short, forgetting is so long" — a potential reference to Swift and Gyllenhaal's relationship. It's worth noting that the pair supposedly only dated for three months. However, assuming that the song is actually about that relationship, the break-up clearly impacted Swift significantly. "All Too Well"'s lyrics themselves also feature a lot of allusion to Gyllenhaal, and its new 10-minute version reveals more information about their doomed romance.

All Too Well Verse 1: Dating Jake Gyllenhaal & What The Scarf Means

I walked through the door with you, the air was coldBut something 'bout it felt like home somehowAnd I left my scarf there at your sister's houseAnd you've still got it in your drawer, even nowOh, your sweet disposition and my wide-eyed gazeWe're singing in the car, getting lost upstateAutumn leaves falling down like pieces into placeAnd I can picture it after all these days

Swift sings the song from a first-person's perspective. The lyrics of "All Too Well" 10-minute version start with her memory of visiting her boyfriend's sister's place. The description of the weather fits the timeline of her relationship with Gyllenhaal as the pair started dating in October 2010. Her lover's sister could be Maggie Gyllenhaal, who confirmed then that she did have Swift in her home for dinner. As for the scarf, it's been the subject of discussions among Swift's fans for years. The piece of clothing has also been a signature of the singer's real-life aesthetic for a while, and it has even been a focal point in some of her music videos. Paparazzi photos of Swift around the time of the romance show her wearing a scarf that Gyllenhaal was previously spotted sporting. This could very well be the same one that's referenced in the aforementioned song. 

All Too Well Verse 2: Swift's Ex's Family, Love & Breakup

Photo album on the counter, your cheeks were turning redYou used to be a little kid with glasses in a twin-sized bedAnd your mother's telling stories 'bout you on the tee-ball teamYou tell me 'bout your past, thinking your future was meAnd you were tossing me the car keys, fuck the patriarchyKey chain on the ground, we were always skipping townAnd I was thinking on the drive down, any time nowHe's gonna say it's love, you never called it what it was'Til we were dead and gone and buriedCheck the pulse and come back swearing it's the sameAfter three months in the graveAnd then you wondered where it went to as I reached for youBut all I felt was shame and you held my lifeless frame

The second verse of "All Too Well" 10-minute version is a mix of old and new lyrics. Its first half sings of Swift talking about spending time with the mystery man's family, with a specific memory of his mom sharing stories about his childhood. The guy himself also becomes forthcoming with his own past. He starts opening up about his life before he met her because he supposedly believes that there's a future for them and their relationship. Swift's additional lyrics then come in which focus on an entirely new incident where she expected him to finally admit that things are getting serious between them. But, the guy never did. Instead, she accuses him of denying the true nature of their relationship, refusing to call it love.

The last three lines in this part of "All Too Well" get metaphorical, but Swift could be referring to the man's effort to reconcile months after their split. Interestingly, the song "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together," which is also part of the Red album, is also supposedly about Gyllenhaal, which would check out with the idea that he tried winning her back following their break-up.

All Too Well Bridge Meaning: Swift Remembers What Went Wrong

Well maybe we got lost in translationMaybe I asked for too muchBut maybe this thing was a masterpiece'Til you tore it all upRunning scared, I was thereI remember it all too wellAnd you call me up againJust to break me like a promiseSo casually cruel in the name of being honestI'm a crumpled up piece of paper lying here'Cause I remember it all, all, all

The bridge for "All Too Well" 10-minute version is about Swift ruminating on why their relationship ended in the first place. In it, she comes up with a couple of reasons for it, including the part where she blames herself for asking too much. But after that, she realizes that perhaps, it isn't her fault, at all. Maybe the guy is to blame for cowardly walking away from the relationship. This bodes well in "All Too Well" 10-minute's short film as this is the point where Teen Wolf star O'Brien and Sink's characters break up. Based on the feature, it's his decision to split, and while the actual conversation cannot be heard, it's clear that she finds his reason for giving up preposterous. Despite her objections, his mind has been made up. As noted in Verse 2 of the song, however, the man eventually comes back. But her description of their reunion makes it look like it's a bad idea overall as it only made the break-up much worse.

All Too Well Verse 3: Swift & Gyllenhaal's Age Difference

They say all's well that ends wellBut I'm in a new hell every time you double-cross my mindYou said if we had been closer in age maybe it would have been fineAnd that made me want to dieThe idea you had of me, who was she?A never-needy ever lovely jewel whose shine reflects on youNot weeping in a party bathroomSome actress asking me what happened, you, that's what happened, youYou who charmed my dad with self-effacing jokesSipping coffee like you're on a late night showBut then he watched me watch the front door all night, willing you to comeAnd he said, "It's supposed to be fun turning twenty-one"

The whole Verse 3 of "All Too Well" 10-minute version is an addition for the re-release. Swift's line about the age difference further solidifies theories that she's indeed singing about Gyllenhaal in the song. For context, the pair had a nine-year age difference; when they dated, Swift was 20 while The Guilty star Gyllenhaal was 30 years old. Here, Swift seemingly blames this particular element in their relationship for their break-up, which, once again, was mirrored in "All Too Well" 10-minute version's short film. During the song break, Sink and O'Brien get into an argument where she points out that she feels out-of-place around his older friends. There have been no reports if the real-life couple's split was really caused by their age difference, however.

Then, Swift talks about another memory wherein she finds herself weeping in a bathroom at a party. An unnamed actress supposedly reached out to ask what happened, and she answers "you" — at least according to the song. There are ongoing rumors that the celebrity who checked up on her was Friends star, Jennifer Aniston. Others claim that it's Gyllenhaal's Love & Other Drugs co-star, Oscar-winner Anne Hathaway. But with no additional information, it's difficult to be sure.

All Too Well Verse 4: What Taylor Swift's Brooklyn Line Means

And I was never good at telling jokes but the punch line goesI'll get older but your lovers stay my ageFrom when your Brooklyn broke my skin and bonesI'm a soldier who's returning half her weightAnd did the twin flame bruise paint you blue?Just between us, did the love affair maim you too?'Cause in this city's barren cold, I still remember the first fall of snowAnd how it glistened as it fell, I remember it all too well

Like its predecessor, All Too Well 10-minute versions' Verse 4 is all new material that Swift added when she re-recorded the song for Red (Taylor’s Version). It arguably has the most brutal dig at Gyllenhaal, assuming that the song is really about him. Swift sings of the fact that the man she's referring to continues to date women her age despite blaming their age difference as the reason for their split. She also piles up on the notion that she's indeed talking about Gyllenhaal as she mentions Brooklyn, which is where The Dark Knight actress, Maggie Gyllenhaal lives. This refers back to Verse 1 where Swift recalls visiting her house. Going back to Brooklyn is difficult for her as she and the man in the song spent a lot of time there. As she ponders on this, she also wonders if their relationship also permanently wounded him as well.

All Too Well's Pre-Chorus & Chorus Meaning

[Pre-Chorus]And I know it's long gone andThat magic's not here no moreAnd I might be okay, but I'm not fine at allOh, oh, oh

[Chorus]'Causе there we arе again on that little town streetYou almost ran the red 'cause you were lookin' over at meWind in my hair, I was thereI remember it all too well

[Pre-Chorus]And I know it's long gone andThere was nothing else I could doAnd I forget about you long enoughTo forget why I needed to

[Chorus]'Cause there we are again in the middle of the nightWe're dancing 'round the kitchen in the refrigerator lightDown the stairs, I was thereI remember it all too wellAnd there we are again when nobody had to knowYou kept me like a secret, but I kept you like an oathSacred prayer and we'd swearTo remember it all too well, yeah

[Chorus]Time won't fly, it's like I'm paralyzed by itI'd like to be my old self again, but I'm still trying to find itAfter plaid shirt days and nights when you made me your ownNow you mail back my things and I walk home aloneBut you keep my old scarf from that very first week'Cause it reminds you of innocence and it smells like meYou can't get rid of it'Cause you remember it all too well, yeah'Cause there we are again when I loved you soBack before you lost the one real thing you've ever known

"All Too Well" 10-minute version has two iterations of its Pre-Chorus. Both start similarly with Swift admitting that the relationship is finished and despite not choosing to end things, there's nothing she could do about it. But, their second-halves reveal that she is still struggling with the break-up. Meanwhile, there are three variations of the Chorus, and their all quite different from each other. The first one recalls their drive upstate New York where the man in the song got distracted while driving because he was looking at her. It's followed by another memory where they danced in the refrigerator light, but this time, Swift adds more post-breakup thoughts by implying that while she seriously took their romance, he may have been hesitant about it. Finally, the third chorus goes a different route than its predecessors. It's Swift in the middle of the heartbreak from the split; she desperately wants to move on from it, and while time is said to heal all wounds, she feels like it's not moving for her, hence why she's stuck.

All Too Well Outro Meaning

 Just between us, did the love affair maim you all too well?Just between us, do you remember it all too well?Just between us, I remember it (Just between us) all too wellWind in my hair, I was there, I was thereDown the stairs, I was there, I was thereSacred prayer, I was there, I was thereIt was rare, you remember it all too wellWind in my hair, I was there, I was thereDown the stairs, I was there, I was thereSacred prayer, I was there, I was thereIt was rare, you remember itWind in my hair, I was there, I was thereDown the stairs, I was there, I was thereSacred prayer, I was there, I was thereIt was rare, you remember itWind in my hair, I was there, I was thereDown the stairs, I was there, I was thereSacred prayer, I was there, I was thereIt was rare, you remember it

The outro for "All Too Well"'s 10-minute version is composed of a few lines repeated until the end of the song. Basically, it's Swift still contemplating that despite the longevity of the relationship and the way it ended, what she and the man had in the song is special and rare. She emphasized that she remembers everything that happened in the short-lived romance, proving that despite the abrupt split, the love shared between the former couple was intense. She also asks if the man was as scarred as she was with what happened. Taylor Swift essentially comes to terms with how things went down in the relationship and chooses to remember it for all it was — both the good and bad things about it.

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Mulan 2: Release Date Updates & Story Details

05-09-2020 · Mulan 2 Story Details. In Mulan's ending, the title character defeats Bori Khan and subsequently refuses an invitation to be an officer in the Emperor's Guard. Mulan vows to …


Will Disney move forward with Mulan 2? If so, when will it release, and what will the storyline be about? Over two decades after releasing an animated version of the legendary Chinese story, a live-action adaptation debuted on Disney . Based on early reviews, Mulan has resonated with both critics and streamers, and so a second chapter seems likely.

Mulan stars Liu Yifei as the title character, a young woman who bravely (and secretly) enlists in the Imperial Army. She pretends to be a man, and impresses her superiors with brave performances on the battlefield. The movie's conflict derives from Mulan's attempts to help The Emperor (Jet Li) defeat the Rouran warrior Bori Khan (Jason Scott Lee), who receives guidance from the witch-y character Xian Lang (Gong Li), who in turn uses her magical abilities to connect with Mulan. Incidentally, the Disney protagonist sheds her male persona and presents her true self to the world. Mulan was directed by Niki Caro, who previously helmed Whale Rider, North Country, and - most recently - The Zookeeper's Wife.

Produced for 0 million, Mulan has a budget twice the size of its 1998 predecessor. Even so, the spectacular action sequences and top-notch performances imply that Disney made a wise investment and will earn back their money several times over. Here's everything we expect for Mulan 2.

Will Disney Make Mulan 2?

An April 2020 report (via Full Circle) revealed that Disney was already moving forward with Mulan 2. Given that the studio originally planned to release the remake in late March 2020, just as the COVID-19 pandemic began shutting down movie theaters, it seems that executives were planning ahead with an official sequel announcement. So, it seems probable that Disney will announce Mulan 2 by the end of September or shortly after, if the movie is successful enough; a major sign of faith moving forward.

Mulan 2 Release Date Info

Disney will most likely aim higher with Mulan 2 than they did with the 2004 animated sequel of the same name. Now, the stakes are much bigger, of course, due to the ongoing streaming wars. In addition, several notable performers make appearances in Mulan 2020, and they'll naturally want to know if they're part of Disney's future for the Mulan franchise. Given the magnitude of the live-action adaption, there presumably won't be a quick two-year turnaround. However, it's certainly plausible than Disney could release Mulan 2 in the summer of 2023 or 2024, if it happens.

Mulan 2 Story Details

In Mulan's ending, the title character defeats Bori Khan and subsequently refuses an invitation to be an officer in the Emperor's Guard. Mulan vows to be "loyal, brave, and true" after dishonoring her family, and so she returns home. Unsurprisingly, her father acknowledges his "foolish pride" in retrospect. The Disney film ends with Mulan's military colleagues making a surprise visit and presenting the female warrior with a sword that includes the virtues "loyal, brave, true," along with a customized fourth virtue inscription that reads "devotion to family."

Given that Mulan strays from the romantic subplot of the animated films, a new storyline will theoretically be about the title character's independence as a woman. She'll want to support her family, of course, but will undoubtedly begin a new adventure. Expect Mulan to reunite with her love interest Chen Honghui in Mulan 2. The concept of "loyal, brave, true" will apply to their experiences on the battlefield, and will also ground their romantic relationship as well.

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Underworld 6 Updates: Release Date & Story Info

15-03-2020 · Underworld would spawn a franchise consisting of five total films to date, including three sequels and one prequel. All of them have turned out to be profitable ventures, although many feel that the series' quality dipped steadily as it went along.


The Underworld series has been dormant since 2017's Underworld; Blood Wars, but here's everything we know about a possible Underworld 6. Vampires and werewolves have long been rivals for the title of most iconic fictional monster, but in 2003's Underworld, their battle hit the silver screen in a big way. Bad reviews from critics didn't deter movie fans from heading to the theater, and Underworld proved to be a huge hit at the box office, nearly quintupling its million production budget.

Underworld would spawn a franchise consisting of five total films to date, including three sequels and one prequel. All of them have turned out to be profitable ventures, although many feel that the series' quality dipped steadily as it went along. Underworld: Blood Wars, while still managing to more than double its budget, posted the lowest box office take of the franchise so far, which is probably why neither producer Lakeshore Entertainment or distributor Screen Gems has been quick to greenlight an Underworld 6.

However, in the current age of Hollywood being more dependent on existing properties with a fanbase to draw in audiences than ever before, it stands to reason that an Underworld 6 might happen eventually. Here's what we know about the potential sequel.

While there was some brief talk about making an Underworld 6 shortly after the release of Blood Wars from co-creator Len Wiseman, with series star Kate Beckinsale reportedly game to return, nothing ever came of it. This made more sense in 2018, when Beckinsale publicly declared that she was officially done playing Selene in Underworld films. There's also been some statements made by Wiseman in the last few years about a possible Underworld TV series, but that too has never turned into a tangible project. For now, it appears that another Underworld entry is on indefinite hold, and even if it ever happens, it seems likely Beckinsale will decline to participate.

Underworld 6: What the Story Could Be About

Fans will recall that Underworld: Blood Wars ended with some big happenings having occurred. Selene underwent an ancient ritual that saw her be resurrected with all new powers and a new wardrobe. It's revealed that Selene's long-lost werewolf love Michael Corvin was killed by Lycan villain Marius, or at least that's how it appears. Selene and her friend David became vampire elders, and Selene was finally reunited with her hybrid vampire/werewolf daughter Eve.

A hypothetical Underworld 6 could explore whether Michael is really dead or not, as he's managed to defeat death before. It could also look at Selene's life now that she's in a position of authority among her kind, as well as more fully explore her mother/daughter relationship with Eve. The problem is, with Beckinsale not wanting to come back, that wouldn't be possible, as it's highly doubtful producers would ever consider recasting Selene, as Beckinsale's portrayal of her is too iconic among fans. There are still some upset that Michael got recast when Scott Speedman wouldn't come back, and that would likely apply tenfold for Selene. With that in mind, it may be more feasible just to reboot the franchise, if not entirely, than by having it focus on new characters living within the same universe.

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Uncharted 2 Movie Updates & News: Will It Happen?

18-02-2022 · Uncharted 2 hasn’t officially been confirmed by Sony, but director Ruben Fleischer says he does have a lot of ideas should a sequel ever happen. Ultimately, Uncharted getting a sequel will depend on how well the movie does at the box office and if the folks at the studio think a franchise is worth banking on in the future.


Warning: This post contains spoilers for Uncharted.

Uncharted finally released in theaters and here's everything to know about Uncharted 2. Directed by Ruben Fleischer, Uncharted brought to life the Naughty Dog video games for PlayStation. The film is more or less an origin story for Nathan Drake, a prequel to his treasure hunting adventures in the games. While Uncharted closes out its story, the film's ending certainly lays the groundwork for a possible sequel.

After getting left behind by his older brother Sam, Nathan Drake (Tom Holland) grows up on his own in an orphanage, eventually becoming a bartender in New York City. Having left his interest in solving historical clues behind, Nathan is thrown into the dangerous world of treasure hunting after meeting Victor “Sully” Sullivan (Mark Wahlberg), who recruits Nate to help him find the lost golden artifacts of Magellan before Santiago Moncada (Antonio Banderas) can get to them first.

Considering Uncharted is an adventure story and is one based on an existing video game franchise, a sequel to the film could be on the horizon. Here’s everything we know about Uncharted 2, including what its story could be about and who from the cast might return.

Will Uncharted 2 Happen?

Uncharted 2 hasn’t officially been confirmed by Sony, but director Ruben Fleischer says he does have a lot of ideas should a sequel ever happen. Ultimately, Uncharted getting a sequel will depend on how well the movie does at the box office and if the folks at the studio think a franchise is worth banking on in the future. Naughty Dog developed four main video games for PlayStation and there’s also a spinoff Uncharted game, so the issue is certainly not that there aren’t enough stories set in the world. Considering it took several years for Uncharted to finally make it to theaters, a sequel is likely to have a much faster production process.

How Uncharted's Ending Sets Up A Sequel

The ending of Uncharted teases that Sam Drake, Nate’s brother, is still very much alive and in prison. While it’s unclear where in the world he is, revealing Sam is not dead sets up a sequel and could continue Nate’s efforts in trying to find him. It's possible Sam will be more integrated into the story and his return could set up his and Nate's next adventure, as well as answer the question regarding how he survived despite being allegedly shot. What's more, Uncharted's ending introduces Gage, a character who works for Roman, one of the villains from the video games. Gage is deeply interested in acquiring Nate's ring, which belonged to Sir Francis Drake. Uncharted 2 could delve into the mystery of Nate's supposed ancestor, leading to another adventurous treasure hunt that is a bit more personal than the one in the first film.

Uncharted 2's Cast: Characters Who Could Return

Tom Holland and Mark Wahlberg could definitely return if there is an Uncharted 2 as they play the main characters. Sophia Ali will also likely return, especially since Chloe Frazer's story was left hanging at the end. Antonio Banderas and Tati Gabrielle probably won't return considering their characters died in the film. It's possible Pilou Asbæk, who appeared in Uncharted's credits scene, will play a bigger role in the sequel alongside whoever might be cast as the adult version of Sam Drake. Uncharted 2 could also introduce Elena Fisher, Nate's future wife in the games.

Uncharted 2 Predicted Release Date

Uncharted had a long development period — between losing directors, changing up who played Nathan Drake (Wahlberg was up for the role before playing Sully), and general production delays, the film finally releasing seemed like a miracle unto itself. If Uncharted 2 gets the greenlight, the sequel could be released as early as the spring of 2024, likely because it won't be faced with as many of the same issues that plagued the production of the first film. That is, of course, if Sony's sequel decision comes soon after Uncharted's theater release. Turnaround time for sequels is usually around two to three years, so 2025 could be the latest release if all things go well behind the scenes.

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25-12-2021 · Spider-Man: No Way Home is one of the movies best watched as a shared experience, and it almost feels communal when so many fans watch the film at the same time, in the same multiplex. However, BhimaSelvagga doesn't enjoy that communal viewing experience, and they claim that they were "honestly disgusted by the obnoxious cheering, shouting ...


It's tough to criticize Spider-Man: No Way Home, as the event movie that is so exciting and it has brought an end to the generational chasm between fans of the franchise. It has brought fans of the Sam Raimi trilogy, fans of the Amazing Spider-Man series, and MCU fans together, and seeing it in the theatre is a more communal experience than almost any other MCU movie.

But while most viewers' problems with the movie are mostly nitpicky, some Redditors have some major criticisms of the new release. Between there being too much fan service, underutilizing the multiverse, and claiming it's too long, not even No Way Home can make every Redditor happy.

Updated on March 17th, 2022 By Kayleigh Banks: With No Way Home now available to stream and buy worldwide, many people are excited to rewatch Holland's Spider-Man go head to head with the likes of Green Goblin and Doc Ock.

Named as one of the best movies of 2021 by IMDb users, these fans will also be thrilled to hear that the DVDs and streams come with plenty of bonus features (including behind-the-scenes facts, deleted scenes, and cast interviews). There might not be anything too groundbreaking on there, but it might make some fans feel better about the movie if they got to see the extended cameo scenes and fights.     

The Way Tobey Maguire Showed Up In No Way Home Was Underwhelming

When Ned opens a portal that Andrew Garfield's Spider-Man jumps through, it's the most exciting moment in the movie and it filled multiplexes with gasps and whoops, especially when he whips off his mask. But seconds later, when Ned opens up another portal, Tobey Maguire's Peter Parker literally walks through wearing slacks and being completely calm.

Maverick_jones926 was not only disappointed by the reveal but that they "would've liked to have known more about what Maguire and Garfield were doing before they showed up at Ned's house." However, given that the movie is meant to mainly focus on Holland's portrayal of the web-slinger, it wouldn't make sense to give the other two actors a limited amount of time in case they overshadowed him. Plus, the audience did get to see Garfield and Maguire's characters talking about their personal lives and even bonding (whether it was in the science lab, at the top of the Statue of Liberty, or when all three Spider-Men were hugging at the end of No Way Home).

No Way Home Feels Like The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Dramaticredhuman thinks the movie feels like The Amazing Spider-Man 2, but not in a good way. The Redditor argues that it's similar to the 2014 movie because "it tries to lay down new groundwork using way too much inside humor."

While there are some cringy one-liners in the MCU and, by extension, No Way Home, the comedy in the movie is far less embarrassing than that of Amazing Spider-Man 2. Given the amount of tragedy that follows also, with Aunt May dying and everyone forgetting Peter at the end, the comedy Jon Watts included helps to provide some relief from this darkness.

No Way Home Is Just Too Long

It seems like superhero movies are getting longer and longer, especially as 2021 saw the release of the four-hour Zack Snyder's Justice League. It's almost the norm for these comic book movies to hover around the 2.5-hour mark, and No Way Home clocks in at exactly 148 minutes, but toastedpenguin thinks it was way too long.

In fact, the Redditor calls the film "overstuffed" and believes that "it has a number of weird choices and some clunky plotting." However, not everyone will agree as some viewers wanted more easter eggs, surprises, and fan service (with fans wanting to see Fantastic Four and even X-Men crop up). Given how the end credits are also around 15 minutes, the movie is really not that long.

Garfield And Maguire Shouldn't Have Been In No Way Home

One of the biggest selling points of the movie, even though Sony and Marvel tried to keep it a secret, is the return of the previous two Spider-Men. But surprisingly, revenge_for_greedo thinks they shouldn't have been in the movie. They argue that "we have already had a perfect Spider-verse story just a couple of years ago with Into The Spider-Verse."

If it wasn't for Garfield and Maguire, the movie probably wouldn't have been half as well-received as it is. The movie has had an overwhelmingly positive reception and it's mostly thanks to the return of the previous two Spider-Men. However, to the Redditor's credit, if the two actors weren't in it, it would have freed up some runtime for other characters, as there are so many No Way Home characters that deserved more screentime.

Into The Spider-Verse Is Better Than No Way Home

The movie industry tends to jump on trends, and when one movie finds huge success for doing something unique, a thousand clones of that movie will follow. Recently, that trend is multiverses. Not only does No Way Home feature a multiverse, but there'll be a multiverse in the upcoming The Flash, and even the A24 indie movie Everything Everywhere All At Once is all about multiverses.

However, it was the animated Into The Spider-Verse that did it first. A Deleted User simply says that "Into The Spider-Verse is better." Although Spider-Verse is a boundary-pushing animated movie and one of the highest-rated animated films on IMDb, the 2021 movie has gotten rave reviews from critics and general audiences, and it has 9.0 on the movie database.

Audiences Ruined The Best Parts Of No Way Home

Spider-Man: No Way Home is one of the movies best watched as a shared experience, and it almost feels communal when so many fans watch the film at the same time, in the same multiplex.

However, BhimaSelvagga doesn't enjoy that communal viewing experience, and they claim that they were "honestly disgusted by the obnoxious cheering, shouting, laughing, and clapping." While clapping at the screen is frowned upon in certain locations, especially in the UK, all the laughs, gasps, and even tears enhance the viewing experience and make it more magical for most fans.

The No Way Home Villains Didn't Feel Menacing Enough

With the announcement that Alfred Molina, Jamie Foxx, and Willem Dafoe were returning to reprise their roles as the terrifying villains, Doc Ock, Electro, and Green Goblin, many fans were excited to see what the plot would have in store for them.

However, when the movie was finally released, it appears to not have met Reddit user, Toxicshotz21 expectations as they said they "didn't find the villains menacing enough, not even Green Goblin." While it's fair to say that not all the villains in No Way Home, there would definitely be a few fans who would disagree with the user's opinion on Dafoe's performance. Not only was he as chilling as ever, with his low, gravely voice but he seemed a lot darker too, with the Goblin obsessed with getting revenge and causing as much chaos as possible. It was something that had fans on the edge of their seats throughout. 

The Ending To No Way Home Is Terrible

For Reddit user zzzz4xzzz__, they believed "the ending was the worst part," calling it "bogus" because they felt that Peter "should've told [MJ and Ned] who he was [...since] he had made a promise."

It's a bit unfair to call the ending "bogus" for this reason when Peter did intend to tell them the truth and actually went to the Donut & Pastry shop to reveal his superhero identity. However, he changed his mind once he saw that MJ and Ned had actually got into their dream schools and were no longer in danger. Since he felt that his "secret" had ruined their lives previously, it's likely that he felt that he couldn't burden them anymore (which is why he chose not to say anything). It might not have been the ending fans were expecting but it did fit Peter's kind and selfless personality.

Peter's Character Arc Didn't Make Sense In No Way Home

While No Way Home did provide some interesting storylines that would likely impact the MCU in the future, one thing some fans didn't enjoy was Peter's character arc. For Redditor bleachbloodable, they thought the web-slinger had "bad character writing" since they couldn't understand how he wanted to cure the villains after they killed his aunt but then "randomly attempted to kill Goblin."

The majority of the MCU fans would likely argue against this point as Peter's "random" decision wasn't a result of "bad character writing." Peter meant it when he said he would help cure the villains, but it's also important to remember that this is the first time he saw the villain since he killed May so it's not surprising that he was angry. In fact, he just almost watched Goblin kill his friends again, so it's not surprising that he considered getting rid of him in this moment. It just showed that even he was capable of making irrational decisions like everyone else.

The Final Fight Scene In No Way Home Was Disappointing

While there have been plenty of MCU final battles that have lived up to fans' expectations, it appears that No Way Home's failed to impress some Redditors. For PTFan, they say that "the final fight was really disappointing" since "none of the villains have any chemistry or spark with the spiders."

Although they are right that the villains should have had more focus in the plot if they were going to be the antagonists, it does seem a little strange to say that the actors had no "spark" or "chemistry" with each other since they did match them up with the predecessors' pairings (such as Doc Ock & Maguire Spider-Man, Electro & Garfield's Spider-Man). The final battle also had fans on tenterhooks as it was full of suspenseful and dangerous stunts (with plenty of people's lives on the line). It was entertaining from start to finish.

The Writers Stripped MCU's Spider-Man Of His Identity In No Way Home

It's not that surprising that many audiences were heartbroken at the ending of No Way Home given that Peter ends up alone. However, for Redditor Proud_Nerve_9349, they gave another reason as they disliked the ending. They didn't like that the writers "stripped Tom Holland's MCU Spider-Man of everything we love, the Stark tech, the lovable young member of the Avengers etc."

This might be an opinion that will divide fans since there were actually quite a few people who liked this decision. Not everyone enjoyed that Spider-Man relied on Tony Stark's technology or The Avengers' to help him because it made it out as if he wasn't capable of defeating a villain himself. Some even felt as if he was always living in Tony/Iron Man's shadow too. Holland's Peter is the same guy everyone loves. The fact that the writers took all this away meant Peter had the opportunity to prove that he was more than "Iron Man's sidekick."

No Way Home Is Terrible

Where many of the fans' unpopular opinions are generally nitpicky and even aimed at audiences more than the movie, a very small minority thinks the film is completely terrible. ECS420 chimes into the conversation by explaining that they're "pretty sure they didn't want anyone over 20 to enjoy it whatsoever."

Although there are some simpler jokes at points and the plot is a little straightforward, there's so much that older audiences can enjoy. And if anything, if any age bracket is going to enjoy it most, it's those 20-somethings and 30-somethings that grew up with the Maguire and Garfield movies.

Peter Parker Is An Idiot In No Way Home

Out of all of the Redditor's hot takes, this one holds the most weight, and it actually raises some valid points. Making a long list of all the stupid mistakes Peter Parker made in the movie, Tarhabibi argues that Peter is "an absolute idiot" in No Way Home.

While many fans can understand this Redditor's frustration since Peter didn't always make the best decisions, it's important to remember that Holland's Peter is only turning 18. He hasn't had much life experience as the other MCU characters so he was going to make a couple of reckless and impulsive mistakes. Sadly, these came with a great cost, but it's clear that Peter is learning from them and will do whatever he can to stop it from happening again.

The No Way Home Writers Could Have Done More With The Multiverse

In No Way Home, there are three different Spider-Men from three different universes, and five villains all from different universes too. Venom also cropped up too, as did Matt Murdock (and though he seems to be planted in the MCU, he's still from a completely different series).

But Valhalla0420 thinks that's not enough and that more could have been done with the concept. They claim that it "felt like it had all the ingredients but it was undercooked." However, when the dimensions were tearing open, silhouettes of Rhino, Scorpion, and Kraven The Hunter can be found, and it sets up so many Spider-Man movies for the future.

No Way Home Doesn't Deserve The Hype

Iveseenfootag3 has completely had enough and they are sick to death of hearing about the movie. The Redditor explains that "this film has so many villains, which is the major flaw of every other Spider-Man series."

But the thing is, No Way Home achieved something unprecedented, as it managed to be coherent, easy to follow, and totally compelling despite having such a high number of villains. No other superhero movie has managed to successfully pull off having more than two villains, at least not to the degree of No Way Home.

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From March 2022 through December 2023 is roughly 21 months for Nintendo to release Mario Kart 8 Deluxe's new tracks. Evenly spacing the remaining five waves of eight tracks each places their releases just over four months apart. This would put the releases of waves three, four, five, and six somewhere around November/December 2022, March/April 2023, July/August 2023, and November/December 2023 respectively. Rounding down to an even four months between each would put the releases in the earlier month, but Nintendo probably has tentative dates in mind that might not make them evenly spaced.

Unfortunately, Nintendo hasn't been very specific with its plans for the DLC, other than claiming all 48 new tracks will be out before the end of next year. It could come down to December 2023 for the final batch, but the process could also be expedited and end much earlier. As for the second wave of Mario Kart 8's lazy but genius DLC, sometime this summer is probably a safe bet for when to expect its release. This tiered launch implies the remastering might be a work in progress, and giving the developers until the end of 2023 seems like a decent deadline. If this is the case, the release schedule might be equally nebulous for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe's DLC, but Nintendo still probably has an idea of when it wants each wave to release.

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