Spiderman is one of the most enigmatic characters Marvel ever produced. With thousands of comic books and the popular live action series, everyones favourite web-head has also appeared in a slate of big budget Hollywood movies. Most recently, The Amazing Spiderman claimed the number one spot at the box office for a little over a week. This recent incarnation of the series saw Andrew Garfield don Spidermans signature red and blue costume. Garfield seemed to be a perfect fit for the role, which entailed Peter Parkers quick witty remarks and comedic nature. To most fans of the franchise, however, it seemed the movie clearly missed its mark In fact the villainous Lizard character did not even look like the original character. While Garfields performance was intact, many believe he failed to truly capture the allure and essence of Spiderman.
A sequel is defined as a subsequent work based on the narrative of the previous one and which follows the chronology of events as represented by the original work. In movies, sequels are usually designated as Part II, Part III, and so on, usually with an added by-line or subtitles to provide a distinction from the others. Sequels are natural results of hit movies. By the law of supply and demand, a sequel is supplied when there is obvious demand for it as evidenced by box-office gross and continued interest. [Read more…]
Freebies are always welcome, aren’t they? Even when they aren’t really free – when the price is included in the other item that you buy – people normally fall for the ploy. In this day and age, we should get our hands on all the freebies that we can. Even the smallest of savings can make a difference in the long run. Here are some awesome freebies that you might be interested in.
Free video games
There are lots out there. If you have a PS3, go online to the PS Store and find free downloads. Many of them are demos, but you get to play them for no cost at all. Visit other web sites like PopCap Games, BigFishGames, and OnlineFlashGames for tons of other free software.
So you like to shop online? Who doesn’t? Try using online stores that offer free shipping, though. You can save hundreds of dollars in a year if you shop online a lot. Retailers like Blue Nile, Shopbop, and Zappos offer free shipping. Other big names offer free shipping for certain purchases as well.
I love the open source community! You can get so many useful programs without paying a cent. Try OpenOffice instead of Microsoft Office. AVG and Avast anti-virus work excellently – and they’re free. Picasa is great for photo editing. Just take a look around, and you’ll see that there is not much need to pay an arm and a leg for expensive software.
Free books, music, and movies
Free audiobooks, e-books, and music abound online. I am talking about work being offered for free – not downloaded illegally. You can also go to your local library and start using their resources. They probably have an extensive collection that will delight you to no end!