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The Amazing Spider-Man 2 review CGI pizzazz, but an unnecessary film

19 April 2014 4:05 PM, PDT | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

The latest Marvel output adds little to the mix

We've all become used to a constant flow of Marvel product as a fact of life but does anyone need these films, apart from the most addicted comics obsessives, and Stan Lee's financial advisers? The rebooted Spider-Man franchise, launched almost as soon as Tobey Maguire had hung up his web-shooters, seems altogether redundant, but it must be said that Marc Webb's The Amazing Spider-Man fulfilled its remit with laudable coherence and efficiency. His follow-up, though, is more like a taster menu than a movie proper, or like a garbled "Previously on" sequence that thinks it's a whole mini-series.

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- Jonathan Romney

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"The Simpsons: Married To The Blob" - April 20, 2014

18 April 2014 6:13 PM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Sneak Peek footage from "The Simpsons" episode "Married To The Blob", airing April 20, 2014 on Fox, with guest voices Stan Lee, author Harlan Ellison and Hank Azaria as 'Comic Book Guy':

"...'Comic Book Guy' realizes his comics are nothing if he can’t share them with anyone.

"Then he meets 'Kumiko', a Japanese woman writing an autobiographical manga...

"... and he seeks out Homer’s advice on how to date her, ending happily for everyone..."

Voice cast includes Dan Castellaneta as 'Homer Simpson', Julie Kavner as 'Marge Simpson' and Nancy Cartwright as 'Bart Simpson' and 'Nelson'.

Yeardley Smith voices 'Lisa Simpson', Harry Shearer as 'Skinner', Pamela Hayden as 'Milhouse' and 'Jimbo' and Tress MacNeille as 'Dolph'.

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "The Simpsons: Married To The Blob"...

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- Michael Stevens

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Will a 'Spider-Man' / 'Avengers' Crossover Ever Happen?

18 April 2014 3:12 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Earlier this week, we reported that a scene from 20th Century Fox's X-Men: Days of Future Past will be attached as an end credits scene in The Amazing Spider-Man 2, which got many fans excited for possible Marvel crossovers between Sony, 20th Century Fox and even Marvel Studios. It was later revealed that director Marc Webb is still under contract at 20th Century Fox, and the studio would only let him make the sequel if Sony promoted X-Men: Days of Future Past for free.

When asked about the possibility of Sony joining forces with Marvel Studios and 20th Century Fox, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 producer Avi Arad revealed that a cross-over will only happen when the studios have run out of other ideas, although that likely won't happen anytime soon.

"I think I'm probably a little bit of the militant here. I think it will take a moment in which we've run out of ideas. »

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'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' Cast Interview Featurette

18 April 2014 1:03 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

With The Amazing Spider-Man 2 already arriving in international markets, a new 10-minute interview special has been released from Film 4, featuring stars Andrew Garfield (Spider-Man), Emma Stone (Gwen Stacy), Jamie Foxx (Max Dillon/Electro) and Dane DeHaan (Harry Osborn/Green Goblin) and director Marc Webb. Watch as the cast and director explore the plot and these complex characters, while we get glimpses at behind-the-scenes footage from this superhero sequel, arriving in domestic theaters May 2.

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 comes to theaters May 2nd, 2014 and stars Martin Sheen, Emma Stone, Andrew Garfield, Dane DeHaan, Stan Lee, Sarah Gadon, Felicity Jones, Jamie Foxx. The film is directed by Marc Webb. »

- MovieWeb

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Amazing Spider-man 2 (2014) Movie Featurette: ‘Becoming Peter Parker’

18 April 2014 11:57 AM, PDT | Film-Book | See recent Film-Book news »

  The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Featurette. Mark Webb‘s The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014) movie featurette entitled ‘Becoming Peter Parker’ stars Mark Webb, Andrew Garfield, Sally Field, Stan Lee, and Matt Tolmach. The Amazing Spider-Man 2‘s plot synopsis: “We’ve always known that Spider-Man’s most important battle has been within himself: the [...]

Continue reading: Amazing Spider-man 2 (2014) Movie Featurette: ‘Becoming Peter Parker’ »

- Rollo Tomasi

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Cool Stuff: Marvel Portraits By Mike Mitchell At Mondo Gallery

18 April 2014 7:00 AM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

We love superheroes, you love superheroes, most everyone loves superheroes. Superhero movies have become so incredibly popular, sometimes it’s easy to forget their roots on the ink-covered pages of comic books. If it wasn’t for men like Stan Lee or  and Bill Finger, we’d never have movies like The Dark Knight or The Avengers. To […]

The post Cool Stuff: Marvel Portraits By Mike Mitchell At Mondo Gallery appeared first on /Film. »

- Germain Lussier

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Thn’s Top Five Stan Lee Cameos

18 April 2014 4:30 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

This year is an incredibly busy one for Marvel and as a result it’s a great time to be either a geek or film fan, as 2014 will see the release of four different Marvel productions on the big screen (not to mention a whole host of television projects). We have already caught up with Steve Rogers in the excellent Captain America: The Winter Soldier and next month we will be travelling back to the seventies to prevent a cataclysmic future in X-men: Days Of Future Past.

This week UK theatres has seen the highly anticipated return of our favourite web-slinger in Sony’s The Amazing Spider-man 2 and to celebrate the release, Thn will count down the top five cameos made by the man who started it all…I am of course referring to the creative genius and superhero godfather that is Stan Lee.

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- Ben Read

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Draw Spider-Man and Win Passes To The Advance Screening of The Amazing Spider-man 2 In St. Louis

17 April 2014 1:53 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Peter Parker by day, Spider-Man by night…Spidey, also known as The Amazing Spider-Man, is one of Marvel’s most beloved superheroes and The Amazing Spider-man 2 from Columbia Pictures opens May 2. But Spider-man was drawn long before he was filmed. He was created by writer-editor Stan Lee and writer-artist Steve Ditko and first appeared in the Marvel comic Amazing Fantasy #15 in 1962.

Can you draw Spider-Man?

Do you live in the St. Louis area and want to see The Amazing Spider-man 2 at an advance screening?

To draw Spider-Man, start by sketching an outline of a man. You can position the outline in any way you want. Draw two large insect-like eyes. Draw a line just under the knees on both legs to make the outline of the boots. Draw a line on both hands to show the gloves. Draw crossed lines everywhere apart from boots and gloves. Color the boots, »

- Movie Geeks

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A New Clip Pits the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Against Patton Oswalt's Lie Detector

17 April 2014 | Comingsoon.net | See recent Comingsoon.net news »

ABC and Marvel Studios have brought online a clip from next week's episode of "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.," featuring Patton Oswalt reprising his role as Agent Eric Koenig. As you can watch in the player below, Koenig wants the Agents to take an unbeatable lie detector following the recent reveal of Hydra. Created by Stan Lee and Dick Ayers, Koening made his comic book debut in 1966 in "Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos" #27. The character was a originally a member of Nick Fury's battalion during World War II. Fans were introduced to the series version of Koenig in this week's episode, "Providence," where it was revealed that he is a Level Six agent currently running the episode's eponymous safehouse. "Marvel.s Agents of »

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'Amazing Spider-Man 2' Music Video with Alicia Keys and Kendrick Lamar

16 April 2014 3:57 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

A music video for 'It's On Again' has debuted from The Amazing Spider-Man 2 soundtrack, which features lead vocals from Alicia Keys, a rap from Kendrick Lamar and music from composer Hans Zimmer and collaborator/producer Pharrell Williams. Watch as the foursome provides a new theme song for the iconic web-slinger set against scenes from this upcoming Marvel sequel.

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 comes to theaters May 2nd, 2014 and stars Martin Sheen, Emma Stone, Andrew Garfield, Dane DeHaan, Stan Lee, Sarah Gadon, Felicity Jones, Jamie Foxx. The film is directed by Marc Webb. »

- MovieWeb

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Secret Deal Behind 'Spider-Man' / 'X-Men' Post-Credits Revealed

16 April 2014 2:56 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Earlier today, we reported that fans who stay to the end of Sony's The Amazing Spider-Man 2 credits will be treated to a scene from 20th Century Fox's X-Men: Days of Future Past. While the scene does not tie the two franchises together, many have wondered why the rival studios would team up for this kind of cross-promotion, with speculation that they may be teaming up for some sort of superhero crossover in the future. Variety has a new report which reveals that a Spider-Man and X-Men hybrid movie is not in the works, and that there is a simple, contractual reason why this extra scene was added to prints of The Amazing Spider-Man 2.

When The Amazing Spider-Man director Marc Webb was in negotiations to make The Amazing Spider-Man 2, the talks hit a brief snag, since the filmmaker is still under contract to make one more movie with Fox Searchlight, »

- MovieWeb

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Spider Slayers and Black Cat Set for 'Amazing Spider-Man' Sequels

16 April 2014 1:51 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Sony Pictures has released behind-the-scenes footage for The Amazing Spider-Man 2, which opened today in the U.K. ahead of its May 2 domestic release, featuring composer Hans Zimmer recording with his band, and B-roll from the set of this superhero sequel. In addition, we also have new information about Spider Slayers and Black Cat being featured in upcoming sequels, along with a new photo featuring Dane DeHaan as Harry Osborn. Be warned, there will be some mild spoilers for The Amazing Spider-Man 2, so stop reading now if you want to be completely surprised, even though this information has been rumored for quite some time.

Harry Osborn's on a sinister mission. Get The Amazing #SpiderMan 2 tickets now >> http://t.co/mkTY4hTpOs@danedehaanpic.twitter.com/qq8L296jmu

Spider-Man (@SpiderManMovie) April 16, 2014

Back in February, it was confirmed that B.J. Novak is playing Alistair Smythe in The Amazing Spider-Man 2. »

- MovieWeb

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'Amazing Spider-Man 2' Features 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' Post-Credits Scene

16 April 2014 11:32 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

In an interesting twist, Sony Pictures and 20th Century Fox are working together to cross promote their upcoming Marvel movies, with The Amazing Spider-Man 2 featuring a post-credits action sequence from X-Men: Days of Future Past that is exclusive to the sequel's release in theaters.

While Post-Credits sequences have become expected as of late, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 decided to forgo any type of tease in setting up The Amazing Spider-Man 3. Its unclear if early fan outrage at this spurred the unique merging of these two Marvel films, but now, U.K. residents can see the sequence when the movie opens in theaters today, and U.S. audiences can see it when the film opens in the states on May 2nd.

The sequence does not tie the two films together in any way. It's merely a 'reward' for those who decide to stay seated throughout the credits. Empire first reported on the news, »

- MovieWeb

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'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' IMAX Featurette

16 April 2014 10:38 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

If you're going to see The Amazing Spider-Man 2, you might want to pay the extra couple of dollars and see it in IMAX 3D. According to the filmmakers, this particular superhero was born for the immersive format. A new featurette finds producer Avi Arad and director Marc Webb raving about the movie's IMAX potential while teasing some of the biggest action sequences they have to offer. Check it out and decide for yourself: Are you ready to share the IMAX experience?

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 comes to theaters May 2nd, 2014 and stars Martin Sheen, Emma Stone, Andrew Garfield, Dane DeHaan, Stan Lee, Sarah Gadon, Felicity Jones, Jamie Foxx. The film is directed by Marc Webb. »

- MovieWeb

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Andrew Garfield Says Spider-Man is Jewish

15 April 2014 7:06 PM, PDT | WorstPreviews.com | See recent Worst Previews news »

While promoting "The Amazing Spider-Man 2," Andrew Garfield shared some of his opinions on Spider-Man, stating that the character is Jewish. "Spider-man is neurotic," said the actor. "Peter Parker is not a simple dude. He can't just switch off. He never feels like he's doing enough. And Peter suffers from self-doubt. He ums and ahs about his future because he's neurotic. He's Jewish. It's a defining feature." Garfield continued: "I hope Jewish people won't mind the cliche, because my father's Jewish. I have that in me for sure. He's an over-thinker. It would be much easier if he was a life-saving robot." Spider-Man was created by Stan Lee, who is Jewish. The character, however, has been married in the comics and had his wedding in a church. »

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Everyone Is a Target in 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' TV Spot

15 April 2014 3:54 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 footage just keeps pouring in, as another new TV spot debuts with snippets of never-before-seen action. This thrilling look at the Marvel sequel finds Electro (Jamie Foxx) and Harry Osborn (Dane DeHaan) working hard to target everyone Peter Parker loves. Who will survive? And who won't? We only have a few short weeks until we find out, as a fan and a friend become Spidey's greatest enemies. Also released is a new promo image featuring Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone from one of the few quiet moments in this exhilarating second chapter of the Marvel saga. Check it out, and then read on for some interesting character details courtesy of Andrew Garfield himself, who belives this particular superhero is Jewish.

In a recent interview, star Andrew Garfield talked about his method behind creating this version of Peter Parker, and claimed that Spider-Man is actually Jewish, and »

- MovieWeb

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Channing "Gambit" Tatum and Your Favorite Superheroes

15 April 2014 11:15 AM, PDT | FilmExperience | See recent FilmExperience news »

I've been quite blocked today (apologies) so I'd like to turn the time over to you for an open discussion. With news coming that Channing Tatum would love to play Gambit in a movie (poor Taylor Kitsch. It's not his fault everyone has tried to scrub X-Men Origins: Wolverine from their memory) Fox will surely be jumping all over that to make it happen.

Though the superhero movie boom will surely die out as all movie trends do eventually, we have no idea how long it will last so we'll just try to enjoy it while it does rather than bristle against it.

The other day on Facebook Stan Lee posted a 'name your five favorite superheroes' thread and I answered more quickly than I knew I could. Without thinking about it five names popped right into mind: Nightcrawler, The Human Torch, Storm, Spider-Man, and The Scarlet Witch. Other than »

- NATHANIEL R

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New DVD Blu-ray: 'Philomena,' 'Ride Along,' 'The Nut Job'

15 April 2014 11:00 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Moviefone's Top DVD of the Week

"Philomena"

What's It About? Judi Dench stars as an Irish woman who wants to find the son she gave birth to as a teen sent to live in a convent; Steve Coogan co-stars as the posh journalist who wants to write a story about her journey.

Why We're In: Based on a true story about Philomena Lee's travels to find her long-lost son, this is a sweet drama with moments of levity, thanks to the chemistry between Coogan and Dench.

Moviefone's Top Blu-ray of the Week

"Breaking the Waves"

What's It About? Ah, yes. Another tale by Lars von Trier about tormented love, sex, and religion! Stellan Skarsgård and Emily Watson play newlyweds who are forced into some rather extreme circumstances after he's paralyzed while working on an oil rig.

Why We're In: This tragic tale gets the full Criterion treatment, including select »

- Jenni Miller

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The Amazing Spider-Man 2 - Q&A with Stan Lee

15 April 2014 4:04 AM, PDT | Sky Movies | See recent Sky Movies news »

An exclusive chat with your friendly neighbourhood comic genius. With The Amazing Spider-Man 2 in cinemas from 16 April, we have an exclusive Q&A with legendary Marvel writer, Spidey's creator, and man of a thousand cameos, Stan Lee. In a brilliant interview, he talks about what to expect from the new movie, the origins of the character, and how he wished he'd played Peter Parker himself »

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The Many Masks of Spider-Man — Infographic

14 April 2014 11:00 AM, PDT | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »

When the first image of the new costume for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 was released last year, most people (including much of our staff) were convinced that it was a fake, photoshopped poster. It seemed like quite a departure from the suit Andrew Garfield wore in the first movie, and it looked suspiciously like the costume designs used in Sam Raimi’s films. But upon closer inspection, the costumes look very different from each other. Our Spidey-sense was way off that day!

The new costume in director Marc Webb’s upcoming sequel is the most faithful interpretation of the suit we’ve seen so far in a live action film. It looks straight out of the comics! But Prinster’s “The Mighty Masks of Spider-Man” infographic proves that the filmmakers could have literally put Peter Parker in a paper bag and still technically remained faithful to the comics.

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- Eli Reyes

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