In his appearance on the Nerdist podcast, Sam Raimi had a lengthy discussion on everything that went wrong with Spider-Man 3. He both identifies mistakes he made and has a pretty good sense of humor about it.
Lately, every movie seems to be a sequel or reboot — but it doesn't stop there. Because the movie industry is increasingly dependent on creating franchises, we're seeing some bastardized forms, that are just designed to keep franchises alive. Here are six newfangled types of movies that we're already tired of.
With the third Spidey movie pushed back to 2018 to squeeze in The Sinister Six movie, Nathan Drake's turn on the big screen is slated to fill Spider-Man 3's June 10, 2016 spot. I smell a conspiracy.
When the final movie in the first Spider-Man trilogy changed Peter Parker's motivational motto from "With great power comes great responsibility" to "shit happens" was the perfect moment to call for a do-over. Let's see what other Cinema Sins Spider-Man 3 committed.
Geeky pop culture sometimes feels like a collection of cool stuff: "Hero" moments and "holy shit did you see that" images. And sometimes it feels like the people who update our most beloved stories want to include those moments — without doing anything to set them up properly. The premature nerdgasm is a serious…