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Wednesday, July 18 2012

Where Has the "Amazing" Gone?: Hubris Overturning Noir in Spidey's Origin

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…


Monday, July 2 2012

Through His Glasses: A Talk with The Amazing Spider-Man's Leif Gantvoort

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 ...


Wednesday, May 2 2012

Hot Stuff: The PopMatters Summer 2012 Movie Preview (July)

It's a battle of the box office biggest superheros as July sees Batman take on a new webslinger for artistic and commercial bragging rights.


Columns

Sunday, June 8 2014

The Rise Fall and Rise of Marvel Comics on Film Part 2: The Road Out of Development Hell

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

Monday, July 2 2012

'The Amazing Spider-Man' is Corporate Regeneration

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


Blogs

Wednesday, July 4 2012

Man vs. Boy: Separating the Two Spideys

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.


Friday, June 29 2012

This 'Spider-man' is Truly 'Amazing'

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


News

Wednesday, August 29 2012

In China, Hollywood blockbusters face off on same days

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


Tuesday, July 31 2012

Will Webb keep spinning? ‘Spider-Man 2’ battle intensifies

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


Monday, March 19 2012

‘Spider-Man’ filmmakers head to WonderCon to address fans’ fears

LOS ANGELES — This summer, the wall-crawling hero Spider-Man celebrates his 50th anniversary, so in more ways than one, the Marvel Comics creation is a pop-culture


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