Spider-Man Reviews

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July 7, 2015
Spider-Man is an almost-perfect extension of the experience of reading comic-book adventures.
August 3, 2013
With earnest, unpretentious delivery, Maguire is an eminently likable hero audiences will root for from his earliest moments as the class wimp.
August 3, 2013
At its best, Spider-Man takes the adolescent yearning at the heart of most superhero sagas and gives it a lovely swing.
April 12, 2013
Coarse mayhem notwithstanding, Spider-Man will probably provoke a pandemic of arachnophilia.
April 12, 2013
The perils and advantages of being bitten by a genetically modified spider are made abundantly clear in Sam Raimi's enjoyable, if broken-backed, exercise in high-cost pulp.
July 14, 2010
In emphasizing angst over energy, the movie is much like its hero -- not the dashing crime fighter in a red-and-black bodysuit but the introspective nerd who both endears and exasperates.
March 22, 2019
Watching Spider-Man today, it's easy to see why it worked as well as it did, while also fully acknowledging those parts of the machinery that have gathered some rust in the interim.
August 29, 2018
If there are 15 spiders in a lab that can give you superpowers, why does just one kid get them?
July 7, 2015
This is about as good as a comic-to-film adaptation gets.
July 7, 2015
Sam Raimi's fine slapstick skills shine to their best advantage.
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