Appetite For Distraction
Is there really much call for (what feels like) hundreds of different Spider-Man movies? Welcome to the sticky narrative web that is the Marvel ‘universe’
Hi, my name is Emer and I’m deeply confused about superheroes.
I blame Spider- Man, really. There are, quite simply, too many Spider-Man films. And from what I can see, more coming every day. Before you set upon me for demonising Spider-Man though, allow me to set the scene:
There I was, all set to go and see that new animated Spider-Verse film in the cinema. People I admire were singing its praises....
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Appetite for Distraction: our pick of home entertainment
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