How much more Spider-Man can there be? The adolescent super hero has comic books (for 50 years next month), a cartoon and his own Broadway musical (complete with injured actors). Plus, we just had a series of “Spider-Man” movies starring Tobey Maguire and Kirsten Dunst: “Spider-Man” (2002), “Spider-Man 2” (2004) and “Spider-Man 3” (2007).
I saw the first two Maguire Spider-Mans (or should I say “Spider-Men”?) and liked them. Now we have a new movie called “The Amazing Spider-Man,” in 3D no less. I know he’s a super hero and everything, but does Spidey ever get tired? Will he ever take a vacation? Plus, since our web shooting super hero is all about stopping crime, how about zapping two of his webs around the Regal multiplex at Union Square (850 Broadway) and the AMC Loews Kips Bay (570 Second Avenue) which are charging a premium of $4.50 to view his exploits in 3D? This comes out to $18.00 for an adult ticket! Talk about crooks! No, I did not shell out the exorbitant premium to see Spider-Man do his thing in three dimensions. Two were more than enough. Read the rest of this entry