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10:00 AM on 03.20.2014

Final Amazing Spider-Man 2 trailer shows the rest of the movie

I kid, I kid. But seriously, The Amazing Spider-Man 2's glut of promotional footage has gone and potentially spoiled the entire movie. But here I am hypocritically sharing it with you all. The weird thing is, I don't really ...

Nick Valdez


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9:00 AM on 02.27.2014

Sony Pictures to release new Spider-Man film every year

With The Amazing Spider-Man 2 hitting theaters this May, The Amazing Spider-Man 3 confirmed for a 2016 release date, a Venom spinoff announced, and a Sinister Six film in it's early stages, Sony seems keen on&n...

Isabelle Magliari



Super Bowl TV spots for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 photo
Super Bowl TV spots for The Amazing Spider-Man 2
by Nick Valdez

Remember how we all saw The Amazing Spider-Man and were terribly disappointed with it? Expect all of that to change with its sequel, The Amazing Spider-Man 2. In three different videos (one released before the Super Bowl, one during the Super Bowl, and one online), AS2 completely capitalizes on the good will left by its first trailer. The Super Bowl spots themselves tease a very important arc in the comics, but the top "Enemies Unite Sizzle" is the real star of the show. 

Jamie Foxx's Electro looks to be a very compelling villain. Someone who looked up to Spidey, but eventually realizes Spider-Man treats everyone the same. It might be a nice breakdown of how selfish Peter Parker could potentially be as a hero. And if the sequel is truly meant to set up a Spider-verse complete with spin-offs and multiple films, then this is a good direction to go in.

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 webswings into theaters May 2nd. 

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8:00 AM on 01.08.2014

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 gets three new posters

I'm in a weird place with The Amazing Spider-Man 2 right now. After its first trailer, I was mostly skeptical but hopeful. After its international trailer, I was a little more delighted. But now that some time has passed and ...

Nick Valdez

8:00 AM on 12.16.2013

International trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man 2

The first trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 failed to, well, spark interest mainly because most folks were worried about how the sequel plans to fit three villains into the film. They were getting flashbacks to the Spider...

Nick Valdez

8:00 PM on 12.13.2013

Spider-Man getting Sinister Six, Venom spin-off films

Did you enjoy the first trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man 2? Did anything jump out and grab you? For your sake, I hope it did because a looooooot of Spider-Man affiliated projects are currently in the works. First of all, th...

Nick Valdez



First official trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 photo
First official trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man 2
by Nick Valdez

After The Amazing Spider-Man provided a serviceable first effort given the fact Sony had only made the film to avoid losing the rights, fans have been waiting anxiously to see what Sony could pull off for the sequel. The hype leading up to this has been slightly unbearable as we were treated to several trailer teases, banners that make the movie seem terrible, news of possible spin-offs, and pictures of Spider-Man in funny hats

But now that we have the first trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man 2, what does everyone think? I'm game for it because Jamie Foxx, Paul Giamatti, Dane DeHaan are in it (as Electro, Rhino, and Harry Osborn respectively), and they're fine actors. At least it seems like a good webswing in the right direction.

Besides even if no one likes it, two more Spider-Man flicks are happening anyway. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 spins a web, any size, catches theaters like flies May 2nd. 

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8:00 PM on 12.03.2013

UPDATE: Amazing Spider-Man 2 poster has all the villains

[UPDATE: A higher res version of the poster has been added to the gallery. Take note that it does spoil the film's villains as Amazing Spider-Man 2 seemingly goes to the Spider-Man 3 school of "throw every villain ever into t...

Michael Jordan

3:00 PM on 11.26.2013

Sony Pictures Entertainment to milk Spider-Man franchise

In a move that surprised no one, ever, Sony Pictures Entertainment Co-Chairman Amy Pascal not so covertly pointed out their plans to do spin-off of our now rebooted web heads Spider-Man following it huge cast of sup...

Michael Jordan

12:00 PM on 11.26.2013

The Amazing Spider-Man's suit could've looked worse

Remember The Amazing Spider-Man, the movie Sony made just so it can keep making Spider-Man movies? Remember how not all of it was great and how Spider-Man ended up looking like a scuba diving basketball? Well he could've look...

Nick Valdez

2:00 PM on 11.11.2013

This Amazing Spider-Man 2 photo has a funny hat

One of the more noticeable problems with The Amazing Spider-Man was that it lacked the goofiness of a true Spider-Man adventure. Andrew Garfield is fine in the role, but he didn't have much to do beyond awkward stuttering or ...

Nick Valdez





9:00 AM on 10.03.2013

The Amazing Spider-Man 3 gets its writers

In case you forgot: Sony Pictures recently set dates for both The Amazing Spider-Man 3 and the Amazing Spider-Man 4 in order to retain the rights to Spider-Man and further keeping him away from joining The Avengers and making...

Nick Valdez

9:00 AM on 09.17.2013

Insidious: Chapter Three is now a thing because money

Since Insidious: Chapter Two (Insidiou2) made big bucks during its opening weekend, Sony Pictures Worldwide has announced that Leigh Whannel (the screenwriter of the previous Insidious films) has now begun working on Insidiou...

Nick Valdez

4:00 PM on 07.26.2013

Sony's Gran Turismo is getting a movie for some reason

I can only assume because Fast & Furious has become such a successful franchise, that other franchises that happen to involve cars think they can reach the same success. Case in point, Sony's line of Playstation videogame...

Nick Valdez

9:00 PM on 07.17.2013

Dan Brown's Inferno to be adapted

In case you really wanted to see Tom Hanks with slicked back, longer hair again, then you are in luck! Sony Pictures has set a release date for their next adaptation of Dan Brown’s newest book, Inferno. Tom Hanks is go...

Logan Otremba

11:00 AM on 07.12.2013

UPDATE: A whole heap of Amazing Spider-Man 2 photos

UPDATE: Entertainment Weekly, after releasing the first look at the cover, have released a whole heap of new Amazing Spider-Man 2 photos. Now we have a better look at Jamie Foxx's Electro (he has a chip or something in his he...

Nick Valdez

10:00 AM on 07.12.2013

Sony Pictures Classics acquires Jodorowsky's Dune

There was a double dose of Alejandro Jodorowsky at Cannes earlier in the year, which made me wish I was there. The biggie was La Danza de la Realidad (The Dance of Reality), Jodorowsky's first film in more than 20 years. The ...

Hubert Vigilla

6:00 PM on 06.24.2013

Sony and Disney stream movies still in theaters

Disney and Sony have begun testing what is basically an anti-pirating measure regarding their films in South Korea. What they are doing is testing an on-demand service which offers the ability to rent movies while they are st...

Logan Otremba

10:00 AM on 06.18.2013

Sony confirms Amazing Spider-Man 3 and 4 because money

Before Sony Pictures even finds out how well The Amazing Spider-Man 2 will do in theaters, and before releasing the first teaser footage for it, they've confirmed that they're going to hold to the rights to Spider-Man for a v...

Nick Valdez



Ratchet & Clank film adaptation unveiled photo
Ratchet & Clank film adaptation unveiled
by Nathan Hardisty

Blimey. This did not exist until about 25 minutes ago. The long-running Sony PlayStation franchise Ratchet & Clank just got a CGI film adaptation. Somehow, and this is very bemusing, it looks... good. It apparently includes all the original voice actors, the same writers and some help from the original studio Insomniac Games. IGN also have a report about some of the plot information revolving around a retelling of the duo's origin story, including the antagonist "Chairman Drek" and the involvement of the "Galactic Rangers". The film includes the characters Ratchet & Clank along with, I assume, Captain 'comic relief' Quark. I'm guessing it'll involve the usual intergalactic trekking fare.

This is quite a surprise, more because it seems Sony actually care about it. For decades now, videogame film adaptations have never delivered. From The Wizard to Doom to Prince of Persia, at best we get some mediocre action flick with silly make-up and vaguely attractive leads who know nothing of the material. Ratchet & Clank is, however, well suited to broadening its audience through a fully animated feature. Hopefully this signals a Sony now kicking its franchises up a notch, maybe we'll even get an Avengers style shared universe out of the colliding properties that they own? One can dream.

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11:00 AM on 04.22.2013

New Amazing Spider-Man 2 photos feature Jamie Foxx

Although set photos leaked of Jame Foxx's full Mr. Freeze Electro transformation leaked online, let's just pretend they don't exist for a bit, yeah? The header above is the first official image for Foxx's Maxwell Dillon, who ...

Nick Valdez

1:00 PM on 03.14.2013

Sony developing Good Times film adaptation

For those who don't know, Good Times was an amazing seventies sitcom about a working class, Black family who struggled through daily life. It was especially known for having a son who was interested in becoming a Black Panth...

Nick Valdez