Animated Spider-Man back with 'arthouse' sequel to Oscar winner


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"Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse," out Friday in the United States, picks up the story of half-Black, half-Latino Miles Morales,

Your friendly, neighborhood Spider-man has inspired a lot of great stories.

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More and more spidy garbage???...

Don't they get tired???..

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Imagine a comic book for preteen boys and "arthouse" in the same sentence.

Five Easy Pieces, 8 1/2, Bicycle Thieves, The Seventh Seal......Spiderman, Part 9....

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The first movie "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" has 97% Tomato-meter, 93% Audience Score, and an A+ CinemaScore among movie-goers

If the 2nd movie even just gets close to that high acclaim, it would already be a success

"Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse is tracking for much bigger box office opening than predecessor"


How high can “Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse” climb?

The sequel to 2018’s Oscar-winning “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” is getting a lift from good buzz and residual fondness for its predecessor, one of the inaugural cinematic forays into all things multiverse. And while reviews are still embargoed, critics flipped for the first one, so assuming the follow-up sticks the landing, the notices could propel “Across the Spider-Verse” ever higher.

That said, tracking suggests that “Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse” should have no trouble swinging to the top of box office charts when it opens in wide release on June 2. Initial projections have “Across the Spider-Verse” bowing to $80 million. That’s a big leap forward from the $35.4 million that “Into the Spider-Verse’ debuted with when it launching in theaters. But rival studios and exhibitors believe the sequel has a chance of opening to $90 million or even higher.

Starting today abroad, and into Thursday in U.S./Canada, the continuing adventures of Miles Morales will see the light of day in what is expected to be a $150M global opening.

Overseas that’s a projected $60M opening, including $20M from China, which loves **Spider-Man — the first animated pic grossed over $62M there* — *as well as Belgium, France, Netherlands today; Australia, Brazil, Germany, Italy, Mexico, UK tomorrow, and Spain and the PRC on Friday.

China loves Spider-Man!

More and more spidy garbage???...

Don't they get tired???..

Not China - China loves Spider-Man! Lol

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TokyoLivingJune 1  09:05 am JST

More and more spidy garbage???...

Don't they get tired???..

Not again! That last 'SpiderMan' movie I saw was total garbage, rubbish! He was a teenage milquetoast ninny boy and a geek. Nothing like the Peter Parker of tnhe original comic strip.

NOT AGAIN! Not even worth renting from a machine at your local Sunoco. Tah-****RASH!!!!

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