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    The Best & The Worst Of 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2'

    As you're probably aware at this point from the inescapable marketing onslaught (damn that Evian Spider-baby to the darkest depths of hell), "The Amazing Spider-Man 2," Sony's sequel to the reboot of the series based on a comic-book, hit theaters in the U.S. on Friday, after opening in much of the r...

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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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    Box Office Top Ten: 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' Clears the Field, But Sets No Records

    This year the official summer season launches, as did last, with a Marvel comic sequel. But Sony's costly "The Amazing Spider-Man 2," while it opened $2 million ahead of the expected gross of $90 million, is nowhere close to last year's Marvel entry. While it's scoring overseas, it could face a long...

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    Box Office: 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' Swings Into Top Spot With Big Weekend

    It wasn't long ago when the Twittersphere shared rumblings that Sony were concerned about the tracking for "The Amazing Spider-Man 2." Whether that's true or not, the studio had nothing to worry about. While there were complaints about the "show everything" marketing campaign, and though critics wer...

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    Friday Box Office: 'Spider-Man 2' Does As Expected, But Lags Behind Recent Marvel Films

    "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" (Sony) grossed around $35.5 million for its opening (including $8.7 million from Thursday night shows), with a likely weekend domestic total around $90 million or a bit more. The film is doing as well as expected, and as of Thursday it had already grossed over $150 million...

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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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    Sony Imageworks Gets Electrified Over Cutting-Edge 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' VFX (VIDEOS)

    The "Spider-Man" franchise serves as a good barometer for assessing the recent VFX evolution of Sony Pictures Imageworks. In "The Amazing Spider-Man 2," though, it's about the power to energize Electro (Jamie Foxx), thanks to advancements in lighting (using the 3D application Katana) and rendering t...

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    Ranking The 10 Best And 10 Worst Villains In Superhero Movies

    It's only May (and even then, only just May), and we're already into our second superhero movie of the year, with this week's "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" following hot on the heels of last month's "Captain America: The Winter Soldier." This is only kicking off our regular summer programming of battle...

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    10 Movies To See In May

    The rising temperatures signify one thing: Summer Blockbuster Season! The summer movie season used to start on 4th of July weekend, but as our box office format changes, the blockbusters have started peeping out earlier and earlier with our first summer-time comic book movie coming to us the first w...

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    Interview: 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' Producers Avi Arad & Matt Tolmach Talk Spin-Off Plans, Crossovers & More

    Kevin Feige might be the sorcerer supremre of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but when it comes to the "Amazing Spider-Man 2" (and it's own expanding universe), Avi Arad and Matt Tolmach are it. Arad is the guy who, back when he ran Marvel, got the comics company back on its feet and started Marvel S...

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