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Re-VIEW: 'Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse' – A Truly Diverse Cosmos

In Sony Pictures Animation’s hit sequel to their ground-breaking 2018 ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse,’ while experiencing such boundless visual variety, presented in such an entertaining and engaging way, how can we not accept the simple and obvious fact that diversity is hard-wired into the fabric of reality?

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Exclusive Clip: ‘Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse - Creating the Ultimate Spider-Man Movie’

See how animators brought to life the second chapter of the ‘Spider-Verse,’ as Miles Morales meets a team of Spider-People charged with protecting the Multiverse, coming to 4K UHD & Blu-ray September 5.

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‘Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse’ Heads Home

Catch the second chapter of the Spider-Verse, as Miles Morales meets a team of Spider-People charged with protecting the Multiverse, coming on Digital August 8, and 4K UHD & Blu-ray September 5.

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Unpacking The Spot and Hobie’s Disruptive Styles in ‘Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse’

Production designer Patrick O’Keefe dives deep into two of the hit film’s most underrated characters, including one who is more ‘unnatural disaster’ than ‘villain’ and one based on ‘continuous noise’ and 1970s London punk rock.

Theatrical Multiverse Headline News

Multiple Theatrical Versions of ‘Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse’ Confirmed

At least two different versions of the hit animated follow-up to 2018’s ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ have been discovered in cinemas, with more potentially to follow.

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Fine-Tuning the Spider-Verse: A Chat with Justin K. Thompson

The co-director talks about his 'eye-bleeding' work on the visuals, and careful avoidance of excess wackiness, in Sony Pictures Animation’s acclaimed mega-hit 'Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse,' now playing in theaters worldwide.

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‘Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse’ Ups the Visual and Narrative Ante

Co-director Joaquim Dos Santos talks action, abstraction, and all things Spidey in a wide-ranging discussion of Sony Pictures Animation’s hit sequel, now playing in theaters worldwide.

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Live-Action ‘Miles Morales’ Feature is On!

Producer Amy Pascal confirmed that a live-action movie following Brooklyn’s friendly neighborhood Spidey is in development, as well as a ‘Spider-Woman’ film featuring the voice of Hailee Steinfeld.

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After a Brief 20-Year Hiatus, ‘Clone High’ Is Back in Session!

Supervising Director Anna Hollingsworth talks about the resurrection of the beloved adult animation sitcom, whose first two episodes premiered May 23 on HBO Max, with two new episodes dropping every Thursday, beginning June 1.

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Character Posters Released for ‘Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse’

Catch a closer look at Miles Morales, Ben Reilly, Gwen Stacy, Jessica Drew, Miguel O’Hara, Pavitr Prabhakar, Peter B. Parker, Hobie Brown, Spider-Cat, and The Spot in their own distinct styles, then see them in all their glory in theaters June 2.

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The New ‘Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse’ Trailer is as Funny and Visually Stunning as We Hoped!

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, April 4, 2023 at 9:58am

He’s neither cow, nor dalmatian… he’s ‘The Spot,’ and he’s the new villain Miles Morales must face… along with his mom’s wrath for getting just a B in Spanish… and a sea of competing Spideys, in the snazzy, jazzy, and tantalizingly stylized trailer for the highly anticipated sequel, hitting theaters June 2.

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Spider-Man Noir Live-Action Series Coming to Prime Video

The mysterious show from ‘The Lost City’ writer Oren Uziel will follow an older superhero in a 1930s New York City, although it will not be Peter Parker.

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New ‘Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse’ Image Revealed

Lead animator Nick Kondo revealed on Twitter the first look at Miles Morales since the initial film teaser was released late last year, showing an anxious looking Spidey walking away from his parents.

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‘Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse’ to Feature Six Different Art Styles

Producers Phil Lord and Christopher Miller reveal upcoming ‘Into the Spider-Verse’ sequel will sport unique looks that each signify a different universe, including an Indian comic-book look, Syd Mead-style illustrations of the future, and a watercolor-wash style.

Could be Smooth as… Headline News

MGM+ and Prime Video Teaming with Marvel-Sony for Suite of Live-Action Series

First up is ‘Silk: Spider Society,’ which follows Cindy Moon, a Korean-American woman bitten by the same spider that bit Peter Parker, with Angela Kang (‘The Walking Dead’) as showrunner for Amazon Studios.

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New Nemesis ‘Spot’ Debuts in ‘Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse’ Reveal

By Dan Sarto | Monday, June 13, 2022 at 9:17am

At Sony Pictures Animation’s big Annecy 2022 presentation, directors Joaquim Dos Santos, Kemp Powers, and Justin K. Thompson shared stunning work-in-process visual development, finished animation, previously untold story lines, and cool new characters from one of the most anticipated sequels in modern animation history… to the raucous festival crowd’s delight!

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‘Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse’ Pushed to 2023

Sony Pictures delays – and renames - its highly anticipated ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ sequel as it revises its theatrical release calendar, which also now includes an official opening date for the third ‘Spider-Verse’ film and third ‘The Equalizer’ offering.

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Phil Lord and Christopher Miller Say Animation Isn’t Getting its Due in Hollywood

The Oscar-winning creative powerhouses penned an urgent op-ed on the Academy’s failure to treat animated features as seriously as their live-action counterparts.

Machines Rule! ANIMATIONWorld

Who Knew the Robot Apocalypse Would Be Such a Crowd Pleaser?

As Sony Pictures Animation’s ‘The Mitchells vs. the Machines’ continues its seemingly inexorable march toward the Oscars, director and co-writer Mike Rianda reflects on what it all means.

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Nominations Announced for the 94th Academy Awards

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, February 8, 2022 at 7:06am

‘Dune’ receives 10 nominations including Best Visual Effects and Best Picture; ‘Encanto,’ ‘Flee,’ ‘Luca,’ ‘The Mitchells vs. the Machines,’ and ‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ are nominated for Best Animated Feature; ‘Affairs of the Art,’ ‘Bestia,’ ‘Boxballet,’ ‘Robin Robin,’ and ‘The Windshield Wiper’ are nominated for Best Animated Short.

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Mike Rianda Shares Manifesto for Making 'The Greatest Animated Movie of All Time'

‘The Mitchells vs. The Machines’ writer/director says he was ‘terrified’ of making his first feature, and writing these creative rules helped bring his vision into focus.

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Netflix Releases Free ‘The Art of The Mitchells vs. The Machines’ Digital Book

The streamer offers an inside look at the art behind the multi award-nominated CG animated movie about a chaotic family road trip that turns into an apocalyptic adventure… with robots!

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‘The Mitchells vs. The Machines’ Now on Digital, Blu-ray and DVD

A family road trip evolves into a quest to save the world from a machine apocalypse in the hit CG animated comedy adventure; bonus features include Katie Mitchell’s hilarious sock puppet parody short, ‘Dog Cop 7: The Final Chapter,’ a look into her filmmaking process, a look behind the making of the movie, as well as tutorials on how to make sock puppets and Katie face cupcakes.

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