Rehearsal Outtakes: Polite Conversation?


I’d Like To Come Home Now

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The latest Spider-Man: Homecoming trailer just hit the internet, giving us some bits from previous trailers mixed in with some new material. Everything I’ve seen shows them really getting how lonely Pete is, which was always one of the hallmarks of who Peter Parker / Spider-Man really is. It has a Stan Lee / Gerry Conway feel to it, and that makes MY spider sense tingle. 

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That may or may not be a metaphor.

They also show a little more of Spidey taking on street level crime, and the patented Spider-Man chatter that goes along with it. The biggest takeaway for me, however, is the involvement of Tony Stark in the film as an active mentor to Peter, with Pete reporting back to Stark as to his activities (and enjoying a well-deserved churro). Going hand-in-hand with that, is Peter’s suit, which seems to be much more:

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and less:Ditko Spider-Man

The suit even

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24: Legacy Wrap Up

Ron reviews 24:Legacy and finds it lives up to the original.

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There was a lot to like about 24: Legacy to go along with some things that I would like to see them work on should the series continue. Now that I’ve had a little time to digest the series and some of the nuances (yes, this version of 24 had nuance. I’m just as shocked as you are) it’s time to dig in and figure out how I feel about it all. And so…

I really liked how they got around the “events occur in real time” and calling the show “24” while only having 12 episodes. Making the last episode a wrap up loose ends catchall with a “12 Hours Later…” note allows the show to skip through some of the tedium that dragged down episodes of the original series. I’d like to see if they maybe made it 16 or 18 episodes where they skip an hour or…

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