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Why Does Spider-Man 2 Work So Much Better Than Amazing Spider-Man 2?

ScreenCrush shared this video to illustrate that small choices that make Sam Raimi's Spider-Man 2 feel like "a careful character study disguised as an action-packed blockbuster" and Marc Webb's Amazing Spider-Man 2 feel more like "a Sony executive's checklist."

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The Surprising, Subtle Feminism of the Spider-Man Trilogy

Bear with us.

Hear me out: I’m looking forward to the Spider-Man reboot. I really am! I know it’s not the most worthwhile endeavor in the world, but I’m sure the MCU will do right by the character, and I’m happy to watch that all happen. You go, Uncle Ben! Die onscreen a third time! And now continue to hear me out: I hope the new movie reaches the heights of progressiveness regarding its female characters that the original Spider-Man trilogy did. No, really!

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Everything Wrong With Spider-Man 2 in 11 Minutes Will Prepare You for Amazing Spider-Man 2

Because everything wrong with Spider-Man 3 would take about 139 minutes.

I loved (and still love) Spider-Man 2, but not because it was perfect—there was plenty wrong with it. Luckily, a well loved movie with some understandable flaws is just what CinemaSins needs for a good "Everything Wrong With" video, so get ready for Amazing Spider-Man 2 with "Everything wrong with Spider-Man 2."

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Science Confirms That Spider-Man’s Webbing Could Easily Bring a Subway Train to a Screeching Halt

My Spidey Sense Is Tingling

First a grad student builds a suit that gives its wearer Spidey sense. And now a trio of physics students have used SCIENCE to confirm that the scene in Spider-Man 2 where Spidey uses webbing to stop a subway could actually happen. If someone chances across sentient black goo next, I'm out.

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Students Write Paper On Physics of Spider-Man 2’s Train Stop Scene

Geeks like to argue about things. After seeing Spider-Man 2 back in 2004, my friend and I got into a heated argument over whether or not the big train-stopping scene was possible. Would the webs hold up? Is Spidey's grip strong enough to hold the webs? Would his arms get ripped off? What about all the things he's shooting webs onto, would they hold up? Rather than argue over Chinese food like we did, some students at the University of Leicester actually used physics to settle the debate once and for all, and they published their results.

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