Film Analysis: Spiderman Far From Home


  • This is one of my favorite series and its a really well filmed movie

Film Analysis

Film TitleSpiderman Far From Home
DirectorJon Watts
CountryUnited States
If you could work on this film (change it), what would you change and why?Nothing its really good

Film information can be found at

As you view films, consider how the cuts, camera angles, shots, and movement work to create particular meanings. Think about how they establish space, privilege certain characters, suggest relationships, and emphasize themes. In addition to shot distances, angles, editing, and camera movement, note details of the narrative, setting, characters, lighting, props, costume, tone, and sound.

Ask yourself the following questions:

1. Who is the protagonist?Peter Parker
2. Who is the antagonist?Mysterio
3. What is the conflict?Earth is under attack from “Elementals,” an invading class of giant monsters from a parallel universe, which can be thwarted with the help of superhero Quentin Beck
4. What is the theme or central, unifying concept? With great power comes great responsibility
5. How is the story told (linear, non-linear, with flashbacksflash-forwards, at regular intervals)linear
6. What “happens” in the plot (Brief description)?Peter Parker’s relaxing European vacation takes an unexpected turn when Nick Fury shows up in his hotel room to recruit him for a mission. The world is in danger as four massive elemental creatures — each representing Earth, air, water and fire — emerge from a hole torn in the universe. Parker soon finds himself donning the Spider-Man suit to help Fury and fellow superhero Mysterio stop the evil entities from wreaking havoc across the continent.
7. How does the film influence particular reactions on the part of viewers (sound, editing,
characterization, camera movement, etc.)? Why does the film encourage such
the effects of everything is so crisp and clear giving the feeling of how real it is
8. Is the setting realistic or stylized? What atmosphere does the setting suggest? Do particular objects or settings serve symbolic functions?realistic things in this movie could happen in real life
9. How are the characters costumed and made-up? What does their clothing or makeup reveal about their social standing, ethnicity, nationality, gender, or age? How do costume and makeup convey character?superhero
10. How does the lighting design shape our perception of character, space, or mood?normal realistic lighting
11. How do camera angles and camera movements shape our view of characters or spaces? What do you see cinematically?amazing camera work so you get to now the atmosphere
12. What is the music’s purpose in the film? How does it direct our attention within the image? How does it shape our interpretation of the image? What stands out about the music?the music fits in with the movie
13. How might industrial, social, and economic factors have influenced the film? Describe how this film influences or connects to a culture?it has in things that are trendy in the film so it keeps up to date
14. Give an example of what a film critic had to say about this film. Use credible sources and cite sources.Example: “The Shawshank Redemption Movie Review (1994) | Roger Ebert.” All Content. N.p., n.d. Web. 24 June 2015.
This is a zippy, funny movie – a scene where Peter shares a jail cell with three Dutch football fans is a treat – with excellent special effects. It races by in two hours without any boring detours. “Spiderman Far From Home (2019) | Stephen Romei”. 8 July 2019
15. Select one scene no longer than 5 minutes that represents well the whole film and shows relevant cinematic elements. Write a one-sentence description of the scene and record the time of the scene.Example: from 1:05:00 to 1:10:00.Explain why you chose this scene.when peter gives mysterio the special tech glasses named Edith
16. In the selected scenewrite a sentence for each of the elements below to justify why this scene best represents the film:
a. Screenwriting:good screenwriting for mysterios part when hes tricking him
b. Sound Design:decent sound design
c. Camera Movements/Angles:excellent camera shots
d. Light Setup:mellow lighting for the bar
e. Soundtrack/Score:good soundtrack on certain parts
18. What’s the socio-cultural context of this film?using a realistic background and features

This worksheet was developed with ideas from many IB Film teachers, thus should remain in the Creative Commons

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