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Latest Spider-Man Too Long, Tangled

Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone boost Marc Webb's film

(Newser) - The latest Spider-Man movie, yet another story of balancing love and crime-fighting, is no revolution in superhero filmmaking. Still, Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone have their moments, say critics:
  • "The fifth Spidey movie in 12 years is overlong, underwhelming, unnecessary, and sure to be a hot ticket," writes
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Meet the New Spider-Man

Andrew Garfield will play Peter Parker in 2012 reboot

(Newser) - Andrew Garfield has been chosen to play Spider-Man in the sequel that will reboot the franchise in 2012, Zap2it reports. Garfield, 26, who appeared most recently in Terry Gilliam's The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, beat out actors like Jamie Bell, Logan Lerman, and Josh Hutcherson in a grueling casting process.... More »

Marc Webb to Direct Next Spider-Man

New director best known for indie flick (500) Days of Summer

(Newser) - The biggest twist so far in the next Spider-Man film is quite possibly the choice of director. The appropriately-named Marc Webb, best known for directing recent indie romance (500) Days of Summer, has signed on to helm Sony’s 2012 relaunch of the franchise, Variety reports. Still unknown is who... More »

Critics In Love With (500) Days

(Newser) - Critics are head over heels for (500) Days of Summer, a boy-meets-girl flick that shakes things up by telling the story out of order. Here’s what they’re saying:  
  • The movie “turns the genre on its empty head and sees relationships for what they are—a bruising
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