After seeing Civil War, Joey looks at a TV episode similar to the film that doesn’t get nearly enough attention.
“It’s a bit depressing to look at this film and all previous entries and realize that our heroes have spent just as much time fighting each other as they have saving the world, often from threats that somehow connected back to them anyway.”
The Suspect looks at the Spidey flick hated by many and defended by few: The Amazing Spider-Man 2. Is it really as bad as people make it out to be? Well no, but it has problems by the fuck-ton.
“Unfortunately, what you often end up with is one side representing a ludicrous, straw man position either out of the laziness of the author or as a result of the author clearly choosing a side and letting that choice dictate the direction the story takes.”
The second part in a mini-series celebrating heroes and villains who enjoy their chosen profession.
In honor of the third anniversary of the Graphic Novel Picture Show, Sybil flagellates herself for the amusement of her fans by reviewing both installments of the short-lived Amazing Spider-Man movie series.
“Casting a black or Latino Spider-Man for the sake of casting a black Spider-Man may or may not be the right move.”
19 KIDS AND COUNTING: Say No to the Dress!
“There’s one thing Marvel fans, movie fans, and pretty much all of civilized society are in unanimous agreement upon: Please, not another Spider-Man origin story.”
The Unusual Suspect reviews Andrew Garfield’s debut as our favorite web-slinging superhero. This is The Amazing Spider-Man!
“When 2017 rolls around and audiences find themselves being forced to see seven different movies (all within a four-month window) just to keep track of everything going on in multiple universes, we may see a real backlash.”
“Most of their work seems to be the result of a couple of not-very-bright guys trying their hardest to write really smart movies.”
“I wish I could say this film had potential. But potential would imply that someone gave a shit.”
Renegado has seen the sequel to the reboot of the Spider-Man franchise, despite not having watched the first one. Did avoiding the tired origin story make watching this movie more enjoyable? Watch the review and find out!
“Clips and trailers for the upcoming Amazing Spider-Man 2 started dropping, and I continued to play it cool, when on the inside I was crying tears of pure joy.”
Morning Sideboob: Michael Jackson’s Real-Life ‘Billie Jean’
What do you do when someone else does a thing that everyone loves? Thoughtlessly copy it, of course! That’s why Sony is planning to build an entire cinematic universe around Spider-Man villains Venom and the Sinister Six.
Amazing Spider-Man 2 Trailer: Wow So Villains, Such ‘Splodey
Solkir reviews a film starring Willem Dafoe, and some other people.
The Unusual Suspect finishes off the Raimi Spider-Man trilogy with a review of Spider-Man 3! Often regarded as one of the worst superhero films of all time, the Suspect looks at what rubbed people the wrong way.