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Columbia and Sony are going to make another Spider-Man movie; of that there can be no mistake. But who will direct the film, and will it continue either the story that was intended to be told in Marc Webb‘s The Amazing Spider-Man, or the story that was told in the final release?
Webb’s return is looking likely, which wasn’t always the case, but there’s one thing to iron out first. Read More »
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Posted on Tuesday, July 24th, 2012 by Angie Han
Watch enough movies, and you’ll find that you occasionally walk out of the theater sometimes with the vaguely disappointing feeling that you’ve just shelled out $14 to see a movie you’re already seen before. Sometimes, it’s no surprise that a film looks derivative — did anyone really expect Underworld: Awakening to wow us with its originality, for example? — but even great movies fall prey to old habits sometimes. The Avengers was exhilarating, but Lord knows we’ve seen the dear old Big Apple demolished more than a few times before, and often in very similar ways at that.
The Funny or Die folks point out the most familiar repeating shots and motifs in a video titled “Every 3D Movie is the Same.” Unfortunately, it seems their theoretical fact-checkers were dozing on the job, since a handful of the movies they cite were not, in fact, released in 3D. But even so, their point stands. Perhaps they should’ve just retitled it “Every Studio Action Movie is the Same”? Watch it after the jump.
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Marc Webb‘s The Amazing Spider-Man wasn’t a wild success, but the film did well enough that Sony/Columbia plans to go forward with at least one of two planned sequels — hell, even if the film was a disaster Sony would make another, just to keep the rights to the character from reverting back to Marvel.
But there might be one casualty from the production issues that led to the film being recut late in the game and the loss of most of the “untold story” plotline trumpeted in early ads. A new interview with Columbia Pictures chief Doug Belgrad reveals that Webb might not return. Read More »
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