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Old May 7 2012, 02:21 AM   #1456
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Webb? That seems appropriate! And I think it's been established that's exactly what he's doing.
NOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! Damn, why is he trying to turn Spider-Man into Batman?
I don't think he's taking it quite that far, it's just darker and not quite as comic booky as Raimi's movies.
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Old May 7 2012, 04:18 AM   #1457
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Well, if fidelity to the source material is the primary concern, how do you beat this?

EDIT: Sorry! Try this: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xqn...sfw_shortfilms
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Old May 7 2012, 04:50 AM   #1458
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The images aren't showing up for me, anyone else?
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Old May 7 2012, 04:50 AM   #1459
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I thought it was just my computer.

In other words, no. I can't see them either.
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Old May 7 2012, 04:54 AM   #1460
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So it wasn't just me!
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Old May 7 2012, 04:56 AM   #1461
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All I see are a couple of white squares.
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Old May 7 2012, 10:06 AM   #1462
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It looks fun. It's nice to see a wisecracking Spidey and a Peter Parker who doesn't look and sound like he's going to start sobbing at any moment.

I kind of hope the plotline about Peter's parents is exaggerated in the trailer, though. As a story, I just don't find it all that interesting.
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Old May 7 2012, 04:48 PM   #1463
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I saw the latest trailer and my opinion hasn't changed. I think this is an absoultely stunning looking movie as well, which I expected from Marc Webb. I can't wait to see this.
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Old May 7 2012, 05:09 PM   #1464
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I kind of hope the plotline about Peter's parents is exaggerated in the trailer, though. As a story, I just don't find it all that interesting.
If anything, I get the impression they de-emphasized it quite a bit here to not scare people off. From interviews, Webb seemed to suggest that this was a major storyline (possibly even covering multiple movies).

I'm curious, was this ever an issue or plotline in the comics? I'm not a hardcore fan, but I got the impression Aunt May and Uncle Ben were the only ones we ever saw or heard much about.
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Old May 7 2012, 05:22 PM   #1465
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If I recall correctly, his parents were S.H.I.E.L.D agents who were killed spying on the Red Skull. I think later on Harry Osborn and the Chameleon brought them back as robots, to mess up Peter's head.
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Old May 7 2012, 07:09 PM   #1466
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in the Ultimate universe, Peter's father was a scientist who worked for SHIELD as part of the attempt to recreate the super-soldier serum as well as working with Eddie Brock Sr. on creating a 'suit' to cure cancer, which became the Venom suit. (Despite Bendis writing both USM and Ultimate Origins, he contradicts/retcons/screws up the storyline with first the Venom suit storyline and Pete's parents dying in a plane crash and then brings in the SHIELD thing and has Pete's parents killed by Banner's first Hulk-out.)
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Old May 7 2012, 07:27 PM   #1467
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If I recall correctly, his parents were S.H.I.E.L.D agents who were killed spying on the Red Skull.

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in the Ultimate universe, Peter's father was a scientist who worked for SHIELD as part of the attempt to recreate the super-soldier serum as well as working with Eddie Brock Sr. on creating a 'suit' to cure cancer, which became the Venom suit. (Despite Bendis writing both USM and Ultimate Origins, he contradicts/retcons/screws up the storyline with first the Venom suit storyline and Pete's parents dying in a plane crash and then brings in the SHIELD thing and has Pete's parents killed by Banner's first Hulk-out.)
oh dear god. Can't anything in Marvel stand on its own anymore? Do they really need to bootstrap all this stuff together? It just reeks of amateurish fanboy wankism.
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Old May 8 2012, 09:12 PM   #1468
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New promo pics of Andrew/ Peter and Emma/ Gwen:

http://www.comingsoon.net/news/movienews.php?id=89982
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Old May 8 2012, 10:02 PM   #1469
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If I recall correctly, his parents were S.H.I.E.L.D agents who were killed spying on the Red Skull.

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in the Ultimate universe, Peter's father was a scientist who worked for SHIELD as part of the attempt to recreate the super-soldier serum as well as working with Eddie Brock Sr. on creating a 'suit' to cure cancer, which became the Venom suit. (Despite Bendis writing both USM and Ultimate Origins, he contradicts/retcons/screws up the storyline with first the Venom suit storyline and Pete's parents dying in a plane crash and then brings in the SHIELD thing and has Pete's parents killed by Banner's first Hulk-out.)
oh dear god. Can't anything in Marvel stand on its own anymore? Do they really need to bootstrap all this stuff together? It just reeks of amateurish fanboy wankism.
Parker's parents being spies dates back to 1968 - spies in the Marvel Universe usually means S.H.I.E.L.D.
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Old May 9 2012, 01:41 AM   #1470
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It was Stan Lee himself who came up with the "Peter's parents were spies" thing.
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