Tim Jousma gives his review of Amazing Spider-man #1
Sony Pictures should probably send Marvel Studios a gift basket for helping it revive its flagging Spider-Man franchise. After the disastrous reviews for 2014’s The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (all credit to Andrew Garfield for his efforts,...Show More Summary
In a few days, audiences will greet the new Spider-Man (Tom Holland). A few years ago another reboot of the character didn’t sound particularly appealing, especially after The Amazing Spider-Man 2, but when Marvel and Sony joined forces...Show More Summary
In The Amazing Spider-Man 2, the clock tower strikes 1:21 and Gwen Stacy falls to her death. This is a reference to the 1973 issue #121 of the comic book series in which Gwen dies. (Video Link) That's 1 of 10 impressive Easter eggs hidden discreetly in superhero movies, including the 1978 Superman and the 2008 film The Dark Knight. Show More Summary
It’s been nearly two years since The Amazing Spider-Man 2 web shot its way onto the gaming scene, but today, we’re learning Sony is currently working on a new Spider-Man game for the PlayStation 4. The leak comes from the resume of well-known...Show More Summary
Just over a week into its Gigantophithecus theatrical run in India, Disney’s The Jungle Book has swamped Titanic, clawed past Life of Pi and leapfrogged over The Amazing Spider-Man 2 to become the eighth highest grossing Hollywood movie in the country’s box office history. The Jungle Book’s grosses fell just 21 [...]
Way back when Sony tried to reboot Spider-Man in 2012, they decided to distinguish the new series by calling it The Amazing Spider-Man after the long-running comic book featuring the Wall-Crawler. Many fans thought they would name the inevitable sequel after another Spidey comic like The Spectacular Spider-Man, or Web of Spider-Man, but Sony went […]
While things may not have turned out exactly as planned for Sony in regards to the AMAZING SPIDER-MAN universe, most fans couldn't be happier to see the webslinger swing into action alongside the rest of Marvel's Avengers. It's an event...Show More Summary
There was a five year break between Spider-Men from Spider-Man 3 to The Amazing Spider-Man, then there was a four year break between Batmen from The Dark Knight Rises to Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice, but they’re setting a new record for reboots by launching a new MythBusters. Yes, less than a month after […]
Spider-Man has had a long troubled journey on the silver screen, beginning with the Tobey Maguire web slinger, which ended abruptly with Spider-Man 3 (2007). The franchise was rebooted with Andrew Garfield in The Amazing Spider-Man in 2012, but that franchise only saw one sequel, before it fizzled out, leaving Peter Parker to find new... Show More Summary
The first critic reviews of Batman v. Superman hit the web last night and early word was…not kind. The film currently sits at 40% on Rotten Tomatoes. By comparison, the divisive Man of Steel had a 56%. Even The Amazing Spider-Man 2 had a 53% and that film was so bad it single-handedly killed a franchise. Show More Summary
Willem Dafoe's Norman Osborn served as the main antagonist in 2002's Spider-Man, but when Chris Cooper's version of the character was introduced in The Amazing Spider-Man 2, he didn't get nearly as much screen time as his predecessor. Show More Summary
A beloved superhero. A promising young director. A perfect pair of romantic leads. A dream supporting cast. What could possibly go wrong? Continue reading…
Sally Field isn't the biggest fan of the AMAZING SPIDER-MAN movies.
While on The Howard Stern Show Tuesday, Sally Field was surprisingly honest about her experience playing Aunt May in The Amazing Spider-Man.
This is pretty funny. Sally Field, the veteran actress who played Aunt May in Marc Webb's THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN movies was just on The Howard Stern Show, and she really let it rip. Field spoke candidly about the fact that she only agreed to appear in Sony's rebooted SPIDER-MAN series as a favor to Laura Ziskin. Show More Summary
Stephen Dillane's indifference to both Game of Thrones and his character, Stannis Baratheon, hasn't been particularly well received by the Internets this week, but I suspect people will feel different about Sally Field's comments regarding her role on The Amazing...
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Sally Field opens up about playing Aunt May in 'The Amazing Spider-Man', revealing that she didn't especially like the movie and its sequel.
Sally Field may have played Aunt May in the Spider-Man franchise reboot The Amazing Spider-Man, but that doesn’t mean she has to like it. In fact, while talking to Howard Stern recently, Field was very candid about her feelings for the series. As she told Stern on his podcast of both her 2012 and 2014 […]