As one of the most anticipated movies of the year, the first trailer for “Spider-Man: Homecoming”/a> unsurprisingly racked up millions of views. That’s a lot of fans watching the footage, combing through every detail and soaking in your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man’s upcoming first solo film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Thanks to the fanatics at JoBlo.com‘s 8-Bit Trailers, fans of the webhead get a fresh look at the movie with a retro makeover.
Coming darn close to a shot-for-shot remake, the 8-Bit trailer looks like a game you want to play on an NES Classic, like, right now. Each of the major moments in the trailer is covered, starting with Spider-Man, as played by BAFTA-nominated Tom Holland, stumbling upon the worst Avengers cosplay ever. Combined with chiptunes and 80’s video game sounds effects, the trailer finds the nostalgia sweet spot (and for a film that isn’t out for months).
Some sequences hit an even bigger note in 8-Bit then live-action. The awkward non-hug with Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) is even funnier in the outdated yet updated look. Toss in some witty dialogue boxes and conversation frames, and this video is worth all the adjectives usually associated with the moniker of Spider-Man.
Directed by Jon Watts (“Clown”), written by John Francis Daley and Jonathan M. Goldstein (“Vacation”) and starring Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Marisa Tomei, Robert Downey Jr., Zendaya, Donald Glover and many others, “Spider-Man: Homecoming” swings into theaters on July 7.
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