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After dropping another post earlier in the week [see here], Sony's Daily Bugle viral site has now updated with another two viral articles in support of the upcoming solo sequel The Amazing Spider-Man 2 - the first of which speculates over Spidey's origin, while the second concerns the comic book villain Big Man and his Enforcers...
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We asked our readers how they thought Spider-Man got his powers. You answered by email, text, blog, and even a brick through the window (please refrain from that in the future). Here’s what you had to say:
Lashawn F., Soho
Spider-Guy’s probably suffering from some diseases, I bet, like Arachno Syndrome, or Tarantulitis (my little brother came up with those, he’s mad funny)! He climbs walls, he shoots webs, and he eats bugs. He can never show his face cause he’s probably got fly-eyes or something. You know, »
- Gary Collinson
Peter Parker (Andrew Garfield) and Harry Osborn (Dane DeHaan) reminisce about their childhoods and the parents who abandoned them in a new clip from The Amazing Spider-Man 2. While Harry still holds a grudge against his father Norman (Chris Cooper) for sending him away, Peter has moved on with his life, with only a "briefcase full of junk" to remind him of his dad. Check out this scene where these old friends skip rocks together, then read on for a new story from the Daily Bugle viral website, which teases The Big Man, Sin-Eater and Rhino (Paul Giamatti).
The Daily Bugle's latest story includes references to a number of Marvel villains, including The Big Man and his gang known as The Enforcers, Detective Stan Carter, who becomes Sin-Eater, and Alexsei Sytsevich, a.k.a. The Rhino (Paul Giamatti). Check out the full article from the Bugle's Frederick Foswell, which details »
Odd List Ryan Lambie Simon Brew 6 Feb 2014 - 06:08
Our series of lists devoted to underappreciated films brings us to the year 2007, and another 25 overlooked gems...
For some reason, the number three was a common factor in several blockbuster movies of 2007. The third film in the Pirates Of The Caribbean series (At World's End) dominated the box office, Spider-Man 3 marked Sam Raimi's last entry as director in the series, while Mike Myers went for a hat trick of hits with Shrek The Third.
I Am Legend was the third and most financially successful attempt to bring Richard Matheson's classic novel to the big screen, Rush Hour 3 marked Jackie Chan's last action pairing with Chris Tucker, while Zack Snyder's musky sword-swinger 300 was notable for having the number three in the title.
Iffy attempts at numerology aside, 2007 was also a superb for year for movies in general - particularly underappreciated ones, »
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