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He is referring to Atticus Finch from "To Kill a Mockingbird." In that story Atticus Finch was a lawyer who staunchly defended a black man whom everyone in town believed was guilty. Jameson calls Peter that because of Peter's rush to defend Spider Man.


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Film corporation collaborations are not as uncommon as one might believe. This is especially true when dealing with music or music artists signed to one label that is under the umbrella of another corporation. Granted in those cases the film corporation really tries to pull music and artists from under it's own parent company labels but such is not ALWAYS ...


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First off, since you mentioned the comics: in the original comic string, this is not a line spoken by Uncle Ben. Rather, it's an unspoken caption on one of the panels (that is, it's not actually spoken by any character.) However, in later comics, Peter's flashbacks to the days when Ben is alive have shown him saying it, which is where the movies drew their ...


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Sony released their first three Spider-Man movies between 2002 and 2007, and already had a 4th & 5th Spider-Man in the works. After the success of the Avengers franchise released by Marvel Studios, beginning with Iron Man in 2008, there was suddenly a lot of interest in Marvel property. Sony tried to push the Spider-Man franchise to be bigger and ...


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Here's a quick rundown of the changes so far. Spider-Man In Sam Raimi's Spider-Man, the web shooters are organic mutations that were a result of the genetically engineered spider bite. In Amazing Spider-Man, they stuck to the comic book roots and had Peter invent mechanical web shooters that use a formula partly developed by his father. Peter's Past ...


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Actually actors are supposed to do such things, like losing or getting weight to fit to the movie part. Tobey Maguire did this more than once. Here's the wiki part: Maguire has been a vegetarian since 1992 and in 2009 became a vegan. He often makes changes in his diet to either gain or lose weight for movie roles; for example, he dramatically decreased ...


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Its going to happen with the correlation of both the studios, it was in talk from long. Discussion was from reboot to sequel. Spider-man is a big part of Civil War story line, which is happening in Captain America: Civil War. From Wikipedia Marvel Cinematic Universe page: In February 2015, Sony Pictures and Marvel Studios announced that Spider-Man ...


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It's just for business. Sony's retention of the rights to the Spider-Man franchise is contingent upon them continuing to make movies. If they stop making those movies, the rights can be contested and reverted back to Marvel, and then Sony has lost that particular revenue stream. This has happened before, such as with the original Fantastic Four movie. Not ...


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The phrase itself predates Spider-man: The phrase "with great power goes great responsibility" was spoken by J. Hector Fezandie in an 1894 graduation address at The Stevens Institute of Technology - "The Moral Influence of a Scientific Education", The Stevens Indicator, Volume 11, Page 217.The exact phrase was repeated during a speech by President Harry ...


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I cannot find a youtube video of this, but I saw the original audition Tobey Maguire did for Spiderman. In the audition he took his shirt off to show how cut he was. This is what got him selected for the part. Here is an article online which talks about this. They didn't wait for him to bulk up, the scenes with him looking limp were CGI'd to make him look ...


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I don't know how they handled it in this specific case, but keep in mind that usually scenes are not filmed in the chronological order they will end up in the movie. Reasons for this are mostly logistical and economical. If you have several scenes in the same location throughout the movie, it is just practical to shoot them all at once. Also factors like ...


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From what I can recall (it's been some time since I've seen the movie) there is no explicit explanation of how his suit was made. The movie just leads the audience to believe or assume that he ended up making it himself. The process of making a suit isn't very interesting, and the director probably didn't want to waste much time on it, so they probably ...


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Yes, they are "rebooting" Spider-Man, but it will not be a third, new attempt at a trilogy the way the previous two series were. Sony is rebooting Spider-Man because their last attempt at a series did not do well for them financially. Legally, they have to keep making Spider-Man movies every so often, or they'll lose the rights. But the quality of the ...


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It's a reference to the Roman: Quintus Caecilius Pomponianus (born Titus Pomponius; c. November 110 – 31 March 32 BC),1 better known by his cognomen Atticus, was a celebrated editor, banker, and patron of letters from an old but not strictly noble Roman family of the equestrian class and the gens Pomponia. He is best remembered as the closest friend of ...


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To try to capitalise on the Spiderman name and make money. First reboot: To quote from The Huffington Post who covered this: A fourth installment of the hugely popular [original] Spider-man franchise was planned, with director Sam Raimi and star Tobey Maguire returning to their trilogy of films that had earned more than $2.5 billion at the global ...


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There were only two identifiable costumes I can pick. One is from Stingray, but it was put with utility belt sound like Batman-ish. Even the Dutch Wikipedia article assumes the same. The second costume I can relate with comics is Venom, the black costume he has drawn with the title "need more colour", it was just added with a bit red otherwise it was the ...


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I am pretty sure the scene of him looking weak and skinny was CG... they didn't film him skinny then have him bulk up, they just used CG/airbrush to make him look that way



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