Opening

92% Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes Jul 11
100% Boyhood Jul 11
10% Rage Jul 11
19% A Long Way Down Jul 11
—— The Class Of '92 Jul 08

Top Box Office

17% Transformers: Age of Extinction $37.1M
23% Tammy $21.6M
85% 22 Jump Street $9.8M
30% Deliver Us from Evil $9.7M
92% How to Train Your Dragon 2 $9.0M
48% Earth to Echo $8.4M
49% Maleficent $6.2M
54% Jersey Boys $5.2M
24% Think Like a Man Too $4.9M
90% Edge of Tomorrow $3.7M

Coming Soon

—— The Purge: Anarchy Jul 18
—— Sex Tape Jul 18
—— Hercules Jul 25
—— Lucy Jul 25
—— Guardians of the Galaxy Aug 01

Premieres Tonight

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New Episodes Tonight

25% Black Box: Season 1
100% Defiance: Season 2
40% Dominion: Season 1
41% Gang Related: Season 1
86% Maron: Season 2
94% Rectify: Season 2
—— Rookie Blue: Season 5

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—— Graceland: Season 2
—— Hot in Cleveland: Season 5
50% Jennifer Falls: Season 1
—— Motive: Season 2
69% Mystery Girls: Season 1
—— Rogue: Season 2
100% Suits: Season 4
38% Taxi Brooklyn: Season 1
—— Wilfred: Season 4
43% Young & Hungry: Season 1

Spider-Man Reviews

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Raimi, working from a screenplay credited to David Koepp, powerfully captures the moral issues at stake as Peter grows into the web-slinging super-hero.

Full Review Source: Patheos

April 21, 2014
Michael Sragow
Baltimore Sun

When the cast and their director are really cooking, they conjure a bipolar sense of high school-age emotion -- and use it to fuel outrageous fantasy.

Full Review Source: Baltimore Sun | Original Score: 3/4

August 3, 2013
Sloan Freer
Radio Times

Spider-Man is an effortless, intelligent entertainment, and a fabulous, fun-filled start to the hugely lucrative franchise.

Full Review Source: Radio Times | Original Score: 4/5

August 3, 2013
Leah Rozen
People Magazine

Not since 1978's Superman has there been a live-action, comic book-based film so savvy at mixing self-aware camp with sincere emotion, and so successful at establishing the normal guy life of its spandexed protagonist.

Full Review Source: People Magazine

August 3, 2013

Total Film

Full of swinging action but finding plenty of time to explore the people behind the masks, Spider-Man is a franchise with real legs. At last, a blockbuster that lives up to the hype.

Full Review Source: Total Film | Original Score: 4/5

August 3, 2013
Anita Schmaltz
Metro Times (Detroit, MI)

Maybe having such a big budget and being able to afford so many computer effects (which aren't so hot anyway) crippled the creativity of the film.

Full Review Source: Metro Times (Detroit, MI)

August 3, 2013
David Germain
Associated Press
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With earnest, unpretentious delivery, Maguire is an eminently likable hero audiences will root for from his earliest moments as the class wimp.

Full Review Source: Associated Press

August 3, 2013
David Edelstein
Slate
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At its best, Spider-Man takes the adolescent yearning at the heart of most superhero sagas and gives it a lovely swing.

Full Review Source: Slate

August 3, 2013
Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal
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Coarse mayhem notwithstanding, Spider-Man will probably provoke a pandemic of arachnophilia.

Full Review Source: Wall Street Journal

April 12, 2013
Anthony Lane
New Yorker
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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.

Full Review Source: New Yorker

April 12, 2013
Gloria Goodale
Christian Science Monitor

This crowd-pleaser is a highly satisfying rendering of Lee's reluctant hero, one that captures the broken heart and tortured soul of a young man whose coming of age arrives with a perilously high price tag.

Full Review Source: Christian Science Monitor

April 12, 2013
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

Captures the high-energy, pulpy effervescence of Marvel when it was young and feisty... whatever imperfections the film picks up along the way, they practically demand to be hand-waved aside.

Full Review Source: Antagony & Ecstasy | Original Score: 9/10

June 28, 2012
Geoffrey Kleinman
DVDTalk.com

It's got all that you'd want from superhero movie and more. A truly enjoyable film.

Full Review Source: DVDTalk.com | Original Score: 4/5

January 16, 2011
Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Fun movie, but may be too intense for younger kids.

Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Original Score: 4/5

December 28, 2010
Richard Corliss
TIME Magazine
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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.

Full Review Source: TIME Magazine

July 14, 2010
Garth Franklin
Dark Horizons

Sam Raimi has gotten the exact mix right to create certainly one of the best superhero films ever made.

Full Review Source: Dark Horizons

July 6, 2010
Kit Bowen
Hollywood.com

Spider-Man is funny, poignant and true to form with Tobey Maguire and company fleshing out the famed comic-book characters with aplomb.

Full Review Source: Hollywood.com | Original Score: 4/5

September 8, 2009
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

Finally, a fully faithful adaptation to a comic book icon, save for some bumps along the road. It's a fun movie.

Full Review Source: Cinema Crazed | Original Score: 3.5/4

April 29, 2009
Jason Zingale
Bullz-Eye.com

A vibrant piece of pop entertainment that serves as the perfect start to the summer season.

Full Review Source: Bullz-Eye.com | Original Score: 3.5/5

October 18, 2008
Mark Halverson
Sacramento News & Review

An adaptation of the Marvel Comics superhero adventures that effectively takes time between exhilarating digital effects to develop character and motivation.

Full Review Source: Sacramento News & Review | Original Score: 4/5

August 7, 2008
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