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How Hollywood Saved Itself (Again) at the Summer 2017 Box Office
4 Sep 2017 // 9:59 PM

The Summer Box Office of 2017 does not represent the death of the Hollywood. It simply represents the changing face of Hollywood accounting.

Why It’s Too Late to Let Spider-Man Into the Marvel Cinematic Universe
24 Jul 2017 // 9:00 PM

The Peter Parker of Homecoming doesn't resemble a superhero so much as an approval-starved, attention-seeking child.


Marvel Scores Again with ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’
30 Jun 2017 // 5:00 AM

Director Jon Watts hasn’t exactly transcended the genre, but he’s (re) re-booted this familiar franchise with all of the spirited adventure and adolescent awkwardness it requires.

Feels Good to be Home: 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' Is the Ultimate Spectacle
29 Jun 2017 // 4:35 AM

It's pure exhilaration to watch a pitch-perfect version of Spider-Man finally hit the big screen.


Jon Watts Who? One Director’s Super-size Leap to 'Spider-Man' Reboot
12 Aug 2015 // 4:03 AM

Jon Watts still can’t quite wrap his brain around the fact that — at age 34, with just two low-budget features to his name — he has landed one of the most coveted directing gigs in Hollywood.

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NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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