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    In Theaters: 'Spider-Man' & 'Savages' Likely To Win This Weekend's 'Do-Deca-Pentathalon'; 'Katy Perry' Might Give You 'Crazy Eyes'

    Happy belated Independence Day, movie fans! Now that the barbeques, firecrackers, and sunburns have subsided, we can’t think of a better way to ring in America’s 236th birthday than with a trip to the theater. This weekend, you can celebrate with an excursion high above the New York skyline, competi...

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    'The Amazing Spider-Man': The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

    Marc Webb's "The Amazing Spider-Man," the second of this summer's three massive superhero movies, is now in theaters. And while so far it's performing behind "Spider-Man 3," the film's doing reasonably well (expected to haul in somewhere in the neighborhood of $130 million by Sunday) given the lack ...

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    Comic Book Fans' Kryptonite: Faulty Assumptions

    They drive so much of angry fanboy discourse.

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    New Posters For 'Premium Rush,' 'The Impossible,' 'The Campaign,' 'Resident Evil' & 'The Amazing Spider-Man'

    With "The Dark Knight Rises" around the corner, lensing on his directorial debut "Don Jon's Addiction" underway and "Looper" and "Lincoln" due to be unveiled this fall, Joseph Gordon-Levitt is up for quite the year. And there's one lesser, JGL-starring vehicle that's certainly making the most of his...

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    'The Amazing Spider-Man' Getting Trilogy Treatment; Producers Tease Sinister Six As Possible Villains

    Well, it's official: "The Amazing Spider-Man" is going to be a huge hit. With over $50 million already in the bank from overseas, "The Amazing Spider-Man" kicked off in North America on Tuesday with a record-breaking $35 million and is now on track to earn upwards of $140 mil...

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    When Reboots Don't Exactly Start From Scratch

    Can you really call a film like "The Amazing Spider-Man" a "reboot" if some of the same people worked on the original?

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    Is Director Marc Webb Going To Return For 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2?'

    As of today, "The Amazing Spider-Man" is in theaters, ending the two-and-a-half-year build up to one of the more controversial superhero films in history. Plans for a "Spider-Man 4" were well underway at the end of 2009, with Sam Raimi and Tobey Maguire both returning for a script (by "Rabbit Hole" ...

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    Discuss: Does 'Magic Mike' Prove That Female Audiences Are Now More Reliable Than Hollywood's Staple Teen Boy Targets?

    For those who follow that sort of thing, this weekend was one of the more interesting in a while at the domestic box office. There were four films that broke the $25 million barrier in the same weekend, a first in history, for instance. There was the unusually precipitious drop for "Brave," a worryi...

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    'The Amazing Spider-Man' Director Marc Webb Talks Reboots, Music, 3D and Norman Osborn

    Summer movies are always terribly complex and daunting, with a number of interested parties needing to be satiated and complicated visual effects being worked out throughout production (usually right up until the time of release). Things seem to be infinitely more daunting when it's a reboot of a po...

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    Review: 'The Amazing Spider-Man' Is A Good Teen Romance Struggling To Escape A Mediocre Superhero Movie

    We're likely reaching something of a tipping point with the superhero movies. The first wave is ending: "X-Men" has already been reinvented, Superman is getting his second relaunch in a decade, "The Hulk" has already had its third iteration, and Christopher Nolan's Batman-trilogy, which more than an...

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