(This article is part of our Best of the Decade series.)
The 2010s were a tumultuous era for movies, but reports of their demise have been greatly exaggerated. While television made a powerful surge to try to usurp the crown and become the defining medium of the past decade, movies held their own and occasionally reminded us why we love them so much in the first place. Here are my ten favorite films of the 2010s.
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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse introduced several different versions of Spider-Man from across the multiverse, and it appears that the recently-confirmed sequel will continue that trend.
Phil Lord, one of the Spider-Verse producers, revealed on Twitter that Japanese Spider-Man will appear in the sequel. And if you know anything about that version of the character, you know his appearance should be a lot of fun. Read More »
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse was one of /Film’s favorite movies of 2018, a dazzling, inventive, visually stunning, and emotionally resonant piece of superhero storytelling with a powerful message: anyone can wear the mask. A sequel seems like a no-brainer, and though we’ve been hearing whispers of one for the better part of a year now, Sony has finally confirmed that yes, Miles Morales and friends will be back in a new adventure, and they’ve given us a release date to look forward to. Here’s what we know. Read More »
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse blew us away last year. From the fun dimension-hopping story to the stunning comic book-inspired visuals, the movie was outstanding from top to bottom. Now that some time has gone by, pop culture artists are really digging into the movie to deliver their own artwork inspired by Miles Morales and all of his Spider-Friends from other dimensions. This week’s New York Comic-Con has plenty of new Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse offerings, but artist Mark Englert is the only one who has pair of pieces inspired by the movie that are easily available online right now. Read More »
This past weekend, pop culture art collectors descended upon Austin, Texas for the fifth edition of MondoCon, a convention dedicated solely to original artwork created for movies, television, video games and more. One of the most coveted new prints to come out of the convention was revealed at a special screening of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. Thankfully, even though the special edition of the new print by Martin Ansin handed out at the screening is sold out and will cost you a significant upcharge in the secondhand market, there’s a timed edition available for order now. Read More »
This weekend, the 45th Saturn Awards honored the best in fantasy, sci-fi, and horror motion pictures, television shows and more. Held at the historic Avalon Theater in Hollywood and streamed online on eight different platforms, the awards show was hosted by Aisha Tyler and featured appearances by some of Hollywood’s biggest stars. But no one had a bigger presence than Avengers: Endgame, which walked away with six total awards, including Best Comic-to-Motion Picture Release and Best Actor in a Film for Robert Downey Jr. Otherwise, the awards were spread out pretty evenly throughout the evening.
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Hero Complex Gallery has reopened in an all-new location at 1050 S. Fairfax in Los Angeles, and they opened up their new space with Blacklight 3, the third show in a series featuring vibrant, electric artwork created with fluorescent ink that really shines when put under a blacklight. New entries in the series include pieces paying tribute to Blade Runner, IT, Beetlejuice, Skyfall, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, The Shape of Water, 2001: A Space Odyssey, John Wick, and many more. Check out the latest in the series of Hero Complex Gallery Blacklight artwork below. Read More »
Posted on Thursday, August 8th, 2019 by Fred Topel
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse came to 4K UHD, Blu-ray and DVD with an “Alternate Universe Mode,” extending the film with some of the scenes deleted before they were fully animated. Spoilers for some of the deleted scenes included in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Alternate Universe Mode follow in case you haven’t seen them yet.
One of the deleted scenes has Miles Morales (Shameik Moore) watch a Spider-Man movie to figure out how to use his new powers. In Miles’ world, Spider-Man was not directed by Sam Raimi, or Marc Webb, or Jon Watts. The Spider-Man movie in Miles Morales’s world was directed by Will Gluck.
Miles puts on the director’s commentary to try to learn more about Spider-Man. However, the voice of Will Gluck was not provided by the actual Will Gluck. Phil Lord and Chris Miller were on a Television Critics Association panel for their Fox animated series Bless the Harts. After the panel, /Film asked them if it was Gluck.
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Conan O’Brien is back at Comic-Con this week with a whole line-up of new episodes featuring special guests who are over at the big pop culture convention in San Diego. And to mark the occasion, Conan got a whole new animated opening last night created in the style of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. You might be surprised where Conan O’Brien got his super powers. Read More »
The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.
In this edition, watch as VFX artists react to the visual effects in movies like Green Lantern, Avatar and more. Plus, watch The Hollywood Reporter’s dramatic actor roundtable with Richard Madden, Diego Luna, Stephan James and more, and listen as Richard Dreyfus does a career breakdown ranging from Jaws to his recent turn in Daughter of the Wolf. Read More »