01:36 AM EDT 12/22/2014
Originally posted 05/01/2007 06:00AM
After avoiding a sophomore slump with the splendid Spider-Man 2, cowriter-director Sam Raimi runs smack into a junior jinx. While not awful, Spider-Man 3 is nowhere near as compelling as its glorious predecessors. Then again, neither was The Godfather: Part III, Die Hard: With a Vengeance or Batman Forever. Third acts are hard to pull off, even for a superhero.
Originally posted 04/28/2007 06:00AM
The summer movie blockbuster season officially opens as Peter Parker and the gang whip back into action with the third and highly anticipated chapter in the Spider-Man franchise. PEOPLE takes a look at all the action, plus other events to watch for in the coming week:
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