‘Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse’: Golden Globes Win Defies Disney Animation Domination

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Sony’s Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, a hit film hailed as a game-changing meld of CG technology with a retro, hand-drawn spirit, won the Golden Globe tonight as the top animated feature film of 2018.

Accepting the award, Spider-Verse producer and co-writer Phil Lord praised the “800 filmmakers around the world” who were challenged to reinvent the modern animation process with the film. The film was a surprise sensation among the many 2018 superhero releases, which Lord acknowledged by wondering aloud if the Globes victory was occurring “in an alternate universe.”

Spider-Verse is only the second theatrical animated film based on characters from Marvel Comics (the first was Big Hero 6 in 2014) and it veered from every previous big-screen Spider-Man adaptation by featuring a new version of the hero — a bilingual, mixed-race teen named Miles Morales (given voice by Shameik Moore).

The film, which was directed by the trio of Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey and Rodney Rothman,
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