The Amazing Spider-Man (2012) Guest Review!

Flashback/Backslide is happy to welcome Zoë from The Sporadic Chronicles of a Beginner Blogger to the Marvel Blogathon! Zoë reviewed Marc Webb’s The Amazing Spider-Man and will be back to review the sequel soon! The Sporadic Chronicles of a Beginner Blogger is one of the best blogs out there and is basically mandatory reading in my opinion so make sure…

Spider-Man (2002)

Going back to watch Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man twelve years after it hit, excuse me, swung into theaters is a strange exercise, like opening a film time capsule. Sure, most capsules aren’t supposed to be opened this soon after being sealed but in the film world ten years can completely change a genre, making the exercise…

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014)

By most accounts, this newest installment in the newest adaptation of one of Marvel’s most beloved characters has been one of the biggest disappointments of the summer (keeping track of all these franchises can become confusing). The movie is a child of its context. Webb’s film is requisitely compared to Raimi’s “original” series and judged…

Flashforward: May’s Most Anticipated Films

We have a few more months until summer officially starts, but the summer movie season is already well underway. The first wave of big name blockbusters hits theaters all month with some of the year’s biggest names and franchises debuting over the next few weeks. Talking with a friend over coffee last weekend, I confessed my…