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Did you notice that ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ is a movie about mercy?

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Columbia Pictures | Marvel Studios

Cécile Thévenin - published on 06/17/22

This story of redemption from the Marvel universe features the web-slinging hero as Christ-figure.

The heart of Spider-Man: No Way Home revolves around the redemption of famous villains of the Marvel universe. (The movie has been out long enough that we consider it safe to discuss spoilers.) The main plot starts when the young Spider-Man—played by Tom Holland—refuses to send a group of super-villains back to their place in the multiverse, specifically to the fate that awaits them: death. While it’s common for villains in these stories to end up defeated, the young Spider-Man, against the advice of the great sage Dr. Strange, overturns the idea that they are irredeemable and destined to do evil.

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