Tag Archives: Marc Webb

Possible Villains For The Amazing Spider-Man 3

I made the argument before that Spider-Man movies seem to work best with one main antagonist. The focus on Peter Parker’s private life just means that there’s less room to introduce more than one villain, which may partly explain why Spider-Man … Continue reading

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What Amazing Spider-Man 2 Skipped

Spoiler Warning: This post is going to deal mainly with the ending of The Amazing Spider-Man 2. So proceed at your own risk. In the comics, Gwen Stacy is famous for being the first love of Peter Parker’s life, and … Continue reading

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Multiple Villains and Spider-Man Movies

There used to be the argument that the best superhero films (excluding team series like X-Men) were those with one villain. Superman, Batman, Spider-Man, Iron Man, and Spider-Man 2 were pretty good. Spider-Man 3, Daredevil, the Burton produced Batman sequels, Superman … Continue reading

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Paul Giamatti as The Rhino?

With the news that Paul Giamatti is in talks to play the Rhino in The Amazing Spider-Man 2, we’re getting more information about the shape of the film. The addition of another villain makes sense with the narrative they’re going for with … Continue reading

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Avoiding Remakes in The Amazing Spider-Man 2?

There’s a flaw with my hunch that Sony’s going to use the next Spider-Man film to adapt the Ultimate Venom saga. It means that significant chunks of every film in the new trilogy will be spent revisiting things that viewers … Continue reading

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What has to happen in the next Amazing Spider-Man films?

Sony just announced that The Amazing Spider-Man is meant to be the first of a trilogy. If so, there’s a lot of ground for the next two films to cover. The people at Sony likely have no problem with continuing … Continue reading

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Amazing Spider-Man Review Part 2: So Was It Good?

I’ll admit that I’m easily pleased as far as superhero films go. I will be satisfied by a competently made film, such as Thor or the  Daredevil Director’s Cut, and The Amazing Spider-Man is slightly better than that. In the context of the genre, it’s good but … Continue reading

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Amazing Spider-Man Review Part 1: The Source Material

I just saw The Amazing Spider-Man, and I’m going to split the review into two parts. First, I’ll look at some of the choices Director Marc Webb and Writer James Vanderbilt made regarding their incorporation of the source material: the … Continue reading

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The Comic Books That Influenced The Amazing Spider-Man

This is going to include some spoilers for the Amazing Spider-Man film. It’s a list of the comic books that seem to have influenced Director Marc Webb, as well as writers James Vanderbilt, Alvin Sargent and Steve Kloves. As should be obvious, a … Continue reading

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How would a Doctor Who movie series work?

David Yates, the director of the last four Harry Potter features, announced his intentions to develop a film version of Doctor Who. Cinematic adaptations of ongoing television series are usually set in the world of the show with the same … Continue reading

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