Consider our tiny brains exploded.
[Editor's note: The following contains spoilers for Venom: Let There Be Carnage.]
When Marvel said there'd be a Multiverse, they meant a Multiverse, and in a scenario that seemed extremely unlikely just two years ago, it appears that concept spans not just comic book realities but also real-life movie studios. Venom: Let There Be Carnage is roughly 75 minutes long, moves at the pace of an especially medicated fever dream, and is more than 80% devoted to Tom Hardy being madly in love with his homicidal space alien best bud. It's wonderful. But, in many ways, the actual bulk of the film feels like an appetizer for its mid-credits scene, which significantly expands both the MCU and the SPUMC, setting up a big-screen crossover of monumental proportions. Full on, tongues-out
carnage spoilers to follow.