Will underperforming Amazing Spider-Man 2 tamp down Sony’s expansion plans?


Over at Badass Digest, Devin Faraci looks at Amazing Spider-Man 2 and it’s slightly disappointing box office returns. Yes yes, it has made $630 million globally, so it is hardly After Earth 2, but someone either at Sony or in an attempt to embarrass Sony leaked that they were expecting to make $1 billion worldwide…and […]

Kate Willaert’s amazing inforgraphic shows the evolution of Spider-Man’s costume



Hopefully by now you’ve all seen the debut of new contributor Kate Willaert’s column “By Its Cover” which looks at the best of the week’s cover designs—I’ve been wanting to add more craft-focused pieces to the Beat and this really fits the bill.

Exclusive!!! Amazing Spider-Man 2 Set Photos


While running errands this weekend we wandered haplessly into a film set! Exciting. Look at those Panavision cameras — the real deal. Amazing Spider-Man 2 has been filming a lot in the Madison Square Park area, and this looks like some second unit green screen shots of the Rhino—or a guy in a green screen […]