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By Bob Garver
Special to Valley News 

Movie Review: "Venom"


Last updated 10/12/2018 at 12:56am


"Venom" is based on a character from Marvel comics and is best known as an enemy of Spider-Man, but his standalone film is not part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It's akin to that "Catwoman" movie from 2004 that had nothing to do with Batman. It's all part of a complicated rights issue between Disney, who is owner of the MCU, Marvel and Sony, who is the owner of this film. My guess is that the people at Disney could have gotten their hands on this movie if they really wanted to, but they decided that this was simply not a battle worth choosing. Given the shoddiness of the film, I can't...

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