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    Sony Plots Female Led Superhero Movie From Spider-Man Universe For 2017

    It's the year 2014, and the mere idea of a female led superhero movie is still seen as so potentially risky that studio heads do verbal tapdances when asked directly about when they might make one.

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    Marc Webb On How Video Games Taught Him to Make Films and What He Regrets About 'Spider-Man'

    Few filmmakers in recent memory experienced quite the ascent Marc Webb did when he was handed the reins to Sony's "Spider-Man" franchise with only one feature credit under his belt (the breakout Sundance smash "(500) Days of Summer"). The studio's gamble paid off. Webb's Spidey reboot, "The Amazing ...

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    Does Spidey's Andrew Garfield Have the Right Star Stuff?

    Critics are less enthused about “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” than they were about 2012’s reboot of the comic-book franchise. The Chicago Tribune review headline declaring the sequel as “just adequate, too long” pretty much nails it. What is amazing, however, is the praise being heaped upon the more in...

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    Not Into 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2'? Here Are Three Raved-About Indies to See This Weekend

    Superhero Movie Season is in full swing this weekend as "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" starring Andrew Garfield nets multiplexes far and wide. But those who're feeling the tentpole blues can seek solace in three well-reviewed indie offerings: "Ida" and "Belle" hit select cities, while Ti West's found-fo...

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    Dane DeHaan on the Positive Experience of Making His First Blockbuster

    To Indiewire readers, Dane DeHaan is in all likelihood a familiar name. But to folks who don't venture out to the local arthouse cinema on a frequent basis, the 27-year-old actor is probably unknown. That's all about to change today, as his first blockbuster, "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" unspools in t...

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    How Does 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' Composer Hans Zimmer Do It? Hack or Genius? "I am still an architect" (VIDEO)

    Composer Hans Zimmer, whose latest score can be heard in 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2,' says: "I am still an architect. Authorship seems to be more difficult for other people. My head runs over with ideas." Also, in a new video, 'Spider-Man' director Marc Webb talks working with Zimmer, and his dream t...

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    Watch: Honest Trailer For Sam Raimi’s ‘Spider-Man’ Trilogy Reminds Us Why A Reboot Exists

    Though stateside audiences will finally get a glimpse of Peter Parker’s latest adventures this weekend, “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” has already landed overseas and we can confirm the result is less than stellar. “[A] film that kicks off the summer blockbuster season with a resounding thud” is how we ...

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    Dane DeHaan Talks 'Amazing Spider-Man 2,' Meteoric Career (TRAILERS)

    Moviegoers are starting to pick up on what Hollywood already knows: Dane DeHaan is going to be a movie star. Remember when theater-trained actress Jessica Chastain kept being cast in movie after movie? That's what's been happening to DeHaan, who is 28, ever since he broke out in the HBO series "In T...

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    WATCH: Eye-Popping Summer Movie Clips Unveiled at the MTV Movie Awards, from 'X-Men' to 'Spider-Man 2'

    On Sunday night, the MTV Movie Awards unveiled an array of VFX-packed new footage from the studios' upcoming summer movie slate. Watch them here.

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    'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' First Reviews Unspool (TRAILER)

    Early reviews of "The Amazing Spider-Man 2," in theaters May 2, have landed, and consensus is wishy-washy. Most critics agree that the film is too long and overstuffed, but that the romantic chemistry between leads Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone is hard to resist.

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