Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
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Swinging its way to an Oscar for best animated feature in 2018, Spider-man: Into the Spider-Verse marks the latest film featuring everyone’s favourite arachnid superhero. Or should that be superheroes? In a Marvel-world stuffed to the rafters with characters, plot-lines and more sequels than you can shake a stick at this award-winner takes a slightly different approach to the conventional story of Peter Parker. Built out of a punchline from an episode of US sitcom The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, the film makes a feature out of spider-man’s pile-up of continuities that began with Stan Lee way back in 1962 and has seen the character appear in television series in both the US and Japan in the 1970s and unrelated film franchises across the 1990s, 2000s and 2010s. This outing starts in an expressionistically animated New York that conjures images of the original comics, where we are introduced to our first spider-person, the teenager Miles Morales. In Miles’s world his nemesis, the rect

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