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Reeling it in: 'Age of Ultron' delivers on hype

...studios' attempts at bringing this genre to the screen. Sony had two big hits with "Spider-Man" and "Spider-Man 2" and then blew it with "Spider-Man 3." Then they launched a disastrous reboot attempt with "The Amazing Spider-Man...
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Best and worst films of 2014

...Director Angelina Jolie plays it just right. "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" If it was a good year for Marvel, it was a bad...summer started off rough with the huge mess that is "Spider-Man 2." I've seen plenty of films where the plot is...
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...feet into tiny crevices or gripping sharp, thin projections of rock. In photographs, the two appeared at times like Spider-Man, with arms and legs splayed across the pale stone that has been described as smooth as a bedroom wall.Both men needed...
Taste and See...

...make anything good.The scene that greeted me took my breath away. I was standing there just outside the camper in my Spider-Man pajamas and coffee in hand; and I was rooted to the ground. Across the valley on the other side of the highway was...
Mystical, magical Maleficent, now appearing

...character's point of view. Similarly, I used to love a series of Marvel comics called "What if...?" What if Spider-Man became the Green Lantern? What if Iron Man battled the Fantastic Four? What if the Hulk weren't quite so angry...
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Reeling it in: 'Chef' a perfect dinner in a movie

...small budget and a necessarily more intimate story to tell. You see it all the time - Sam Raimi, director of the "Spider-Man" series, as well as other high budgeted fare, found early success with a cheap and cheesy, but nonetheless terrifying...
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...movies are a far cry from the usual Independence Day fare, which has in the past included the opening weekends of "Spider-Man 2," ''War of the Worlds," two earlier "Transformers" releases and, naturally, "Independence Day."But this...
Box-office hit with $111 million

...X-Men: Days of Future Past." 20th Century Fox 1 hour, 44 minutes For the layperson, it's enough to say "I like 'Spider-Man' comics," or "I enjoyed reading 'X-Men,' but for hardcore fans, that just doesn't cut it. For these guys...
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Reeling it in: Webslinging sequel falls flat

"The Amazing Spider-Man 2"Marvel Enterprises2 hours, 22...of the group. Even the previous "Spider-Man" trilogy peaked with number two...sure that this week's "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" was going to be world's better...
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...Madison Square Garden.The Fund has previously helped create autism-friendly showings of "The Lion King," ''Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" and "Wicked." The new April show is the first time the target audience is younger and comes...
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