The Amazing Spider-Man
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Where Has the "Amazing" Gone?: Hubris Overturning Noir in Spidey's Origin | 18 Jul 2012 // 4:20 AM

Like it or not, something's missing from Marc Webb's cinematic reimagining of the Amazing Spider-Man, the exact piece that makes Spider-Man, Spider-Man…

Through His Glasses: A Talk with The Amazing Spider-Man's Leif Gantvoort | 2 Jul 2012 // 11:30 PM

The actor-director Leif Gantvoort plays a pivotal role in the summer blockbuster The Amazing Spider-Man, and swings by PopMatters to tell us all about it: the Mensa premiere, his thoughts on if it's too soon for a franchise reboot, and why everyone should watch the movie Brick ...

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The Rise Fall and Rise of Marvel Comics on Film Part 2: The Road Out of Development Hell | 8 Jun 2014 // 9:30 PM

The story is far from over for The Fantastic Four and Spider-Man, but what of the Marvel Cinematic Universe? What of the incredible saga of all of those also-ran comic book films?

//Reviews

'The Amazing Spider-Man' is Corporate Regeneration | 2 Jul 2012 // 2:35 AM

The Amazing Spider-Man simplifies the well-known story's struggle between science and myth.

//Blogs

Man vs. Boy: Separating the Two Spideys | 4 Jul 2012 // 3:00 AM

The core concepts may be the same, but this update on the character is not a remake of Raimi's original. It's its own unique vision, one apparently unable to be seen by some.

This 'Spider-man' is Truly 'Amazing' | 29 Jun 2012 // 8:00 AM

The Amazing Spider-man is just that. It's a legitimate epic wrapped up in the tale of one mixed up young man.

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In China, Hollywood blockbusters face off on same days | 29 Aug 2012 // 3:35 AM

LOS ANGELES — China is rolling up the red carpet for Hollywood. Just six months after Chinese and American leaders reached a new agreement allowing more

Will Webb keep spinning? ‘Spider-Man 2’ battle intensifies | 31 Jul 2012 // 11:52 PM

LOS ANGELES — Christopher Nolan’s post-Batman plans may be a hot topic of conversation in moviedom, but intrigue is swirling around a different director of

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Tibet House's 30th Anniversary Benefit Concert Celebrated Philip Glass' 80th

// Notes from the Road

"Philip Glass, the artistic director of the Tibet House benefits, celebrated his 80th birthday at this year's annual benefit with performances from Patti Smith, Iggy Pop, Brittany Howard, Sufjan Stevens and more.

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