May 2, 2002



Rob and Chris and I just bought our opening-night tickets for Spider-man at the AMC 1000 on Van Ness. We are excited. I, personally, have come a long way since the early marketing for Spider-man. The original trailer (the one that featured the World Trade Center towers) was one of the worst teaser trailers I’ve ever seen.

The first trailer (and to a lesser extent the second trailer) completely changed my impression of the movie. Now instead of painfully blockbusterish and lame it’s painfully blockbusterish and cool. I wonder if Spider-man will prove to be to Star Wars Episode II what The Matrix was to Episode I.

Only time will tell.

[Also: I feel Nick’s pain. They’re all a bunch of incompetent liars.]

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