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    Discuss: Why One Size Does Not Fit All For Superhero Franchises & Where Sony Went Wrong With ‘Amazing Spider-Man’

    Though they've been made since the very beginning of the medium, studios are still learning how to craft sequels. Follow-ups used to be frowned upon, perceived as nakedly commercial tactics that frequently didn't involve the participants of the originals. Then they became elaborate, ongoing serializ...

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    With Rumors Of A Delay For 'The Amazing Spider-Man 3,' Is Sony's Biggest Franchise In Trouble?

    Amidst all the hoo-ha about the Warner Bros./DC Comics release schedule that landed yesterday, a little tidbit slipped out about when we might next see a film for one of the big rival superhero franchises. Ahead of the release of "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" earlier this summer, Sony announced a summe...

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    Box-Office: ‘Godzilla’ Stomps To No. 1 With The 2nd Highest Opening Of The Year & $93 Million

    Up from the depths, 30 stories tall, “Godzilla” absolutely crushed it this weekend, almost grabbing the highest North American opening weekend of the year. The film was poised to do so with an estimated $98 million weekend, $3 million higher than “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” and its $95 mil...

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    New Images & Featurette For 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2,' Marc Webb Teases J. Jonah Jameson For 'Spider-Man 3'

    While "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" is slinging its stuff overseas to some rather big office numbers, stateside we continue to wait for the latest adventure in the rebooted franchise. But that just gives Sony more time to make sure everyone comes out next week to see the movie, with the studio expectin...

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    Producers Say 'Sinister Six' & 'Venom' To Come Before 'The Amazing Spider-Man 4' Plus Watch Sinister Six Featurette

    Thanks to the wild success the Marvel cinematic universe has had, rival studios have decided the only sure-fire path to success lies in building an elaborate web of spin-offs and team-up films and nowhere does this plan seem more strained than in Sony's attempt to wring every bit of cash they can fr...

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    Marc Webb Won't Direct 'Spider-Man 4,' James Mangold To Shoot ‘Wolverine 2’ After ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ & More

    Were it not for the encouragement of Sony chief Amy Pascal, Marc Webb revealed at SXSW last week, “The Amazing Spider-Man” and its upcoming two sequels would’ve passed right by the “(500) Days of Summer” director’s path as “the stupidest thing” he’d ever heard. As vibrant a studio playground as the ...

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    Sony Head Amy Pascal Promises 'Spider-Man' Movies "Every Year," Marc Webb To Helm 'Amazing Spider-Man 3'

    Outside of "The Amazing Spider-Man," Sony doesn't have much in the way of live action franchises, and that could be a problem. “It’s creative entropy, and I think there’s been too much of a reliance on ‘Spider-Man.’ They need some other things to build out,” media analyst Harold Vogel has opined. Bu...

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    How The 'Avengers'-Izing Of Blockbusters Is Killing Movies

    Is it enough to just make one movie anymore? In the wake of Marvel’s audacious world-building in an assembly line of completely indistinguishable adventure movies, the studios would answer no. What used to be one series of movies has become a web, one that involves various other series’ and offshoot...

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