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A hard-to-swallow drama about sibling rivalry, mental illness, and bad therapy, it's cobbled together using clichés and contrivances.
An example of how even the most promising animated franchises can hit a wall if allowed to continue too long.
With its flashy action sequences and Tarantino-wannabe vibe, the movie tries hard to be hip and edgy but ends up simply being uneven.
An ensemble of solid performances with some affecting moments is ultimately undone by a storyline that treads too-common ground for American indie films.
To the extent that "Venom" works, it’s as a comedy not an action/adventure superhero film.