By the conclusion of The Amazing Spider-Man 2, the character and lore behind it had lost all sense of vigour on screen. The film was tired, painful and offensively deplorable, so much so it managed to master what many would consider near impossible — it made the promise of future instalments as something to dread rather than anticipate. Who could imagine that could be the state of a property as beloved as Spider-Man. So perhaps due to the disappointment of previous outings does Spider-Man: Homecoming feel like such a crowning achievement. Ebullient and refreshing, Homecoming differs from previous iterations by positioning Peter Parker as a high school student who adores his alter ego rather than loathe his inner duality. It is a coming of age drama masquerading as a superhero film, and Homecoming proves as effervescent as the titular protagonist himself.... Continue Reading
Jon Watts is a young filmmaker who landed the gig of a lifetime – a Spider-Man film. But not just any old Spider-Man film. His upcoming Spider-Man: Homecoming will be the first Spidey flick set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. This is due to a deal struck between Marvel and Sony a couple of years ago. No doubt the success of this particular Spidey flick will determine whether that deal changes for the better or for the worse. So, no pressure, right?... Continue Reading
Insomniac Games closed out tonight’s PlayStation press briefing with a truly bonkers look at their forthcoming game, currently simply titled Spider-man. It takes the pick-your-battles, gadget-heavy approach of the Batman: Arkham games and melds it with the over-the-top action movie rollercoaster of the Uncharted series. What’s more? Goddammit, it looks like they’ve made strange mash up work. Continue reading E3 2017: Insomniac’s Spider-man blends the best of Batman: Arkham and Uncharted
Comic books often seem destined for some kind of big screen adaptation, with many of them being home to brilliant stories and great characters. Sometimes, that comes in the form of blockbuster movie adaptations, but other times, comic books find their greatest successes in video games. While these games might be exceptions to the rule, more often than not, the greatest comic book stories make for brilliant video games.... Continue Reading
Insomniac are no stranger to the superhero genre, having created the very enjoyable Xbox One exclusive Sunset Overdrive a couple of years ago. It’s now returning to the genre with one of the most popular heroes in comics, and on an entirely different console. Continue reading E3 2016: Insomniac are making a PS4-exclusive Spider-man game
From the sounds of it, Iron Man is set to appear Sony’s upcoming Spider-Man: Homecoming.... Continue Reading
Confirming earlier rumors, Sony have confirmed the title of the next Spider-Man film as Spider-Man: Homecoming and released the logo for the upcoming film.
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When Sony and Marvel reached an agreement that allowed Spider-man to appear in the MCU, plans for a Venom movie were scrapped. Now the project is back on track with Avi Arad and Matt Tolmach producing and Dante Harper writing the script.... Continue Reading
In an interview with comicbook.com, directors and brothers Anthony and Joe Russo spoke about their upcoming Marvel Comics film Captain America: Civil War and how their Spider-Man, played by Tom Holland, will be different to previous portrayals from Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield.... Continue Reading
In what will be the third incarnation of the series since the turn of the Millenium, Sony Pictures and Marvel Studios have confirmed that Tom Holland will be undertaking the role of iconic superhero Spider-Man in the next anticipated film.