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Jul
04
TV/Movies
The Future Of Amazing Spider-Man

The Future Of Amazing Spider-Man
Author: MysterioMaximus

Sandwiched between two powerhouse blockbuster superhero franchises this summer, The Amazing Spider-Man seemed destined to be more The Mediocre Spider-Man. Audiences seemed open to (perhaps unfairly) dismiss the retelling just due to the prematurity. Not having been a full five years since Raimi's trilogy came to a very underwhelming close...it does seem a little rash. In fact, one of the reasons Sony rebooted so quickly was to keep Marvel Studio's from acquiring the rights.While Spider-Man may retain popularity, many seem reluctant to adhere to the cast change and dissuaded to see a story they're primarily already familiar with. Director Marc Webb Read More »

May
25
TV/Movies
Defending The Amazing Spider-Man.

Defending The Amazing Spider-Man.
Author: MysterioMaximus

The newest big-screen Spider-Man venture is one of already mixed emotions. Sending some fan boy rages tingling and spinning for others a new friendly neighborhood outlook, it really could swing both ways. Whether it’s shooting premature webs or the time really is ripe to move past Raimi, the reboot bomb has been dropped nonetheless. Yet as with any beloved franchise (well…aside from that third one) being re-imagined…people have grown illogically defensive of the prior Toby McGuire flicks and proclaim that the Marc Webb directed relaunch is riddled with inaccuracies and ignored source material. So I'm here to exterminate the cobweb misconceptions that are jumping around 2012’s summer blockbuster revamp, The Amazing Spider-Man. Read More »