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Viral Video: “The Amazing Spider-Man” Looks, Well, Amazing

Here’s a spectacular first trailer for “The Amazing Spider-Man,” which is the latest movie remake about the web wonder.

Speaking of the Web, the star of the 2012 reboot is Andrew Garfield, best known for playing Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin in 2010′s “The Social Network.”

This time, instead of suing Mark Zuckerberg, he’ll be swinging from skyscrapers in his red-and-blue suit and looking all distant and moody when he is not.

From the way this teaser unfolds, that’s going to be riveting.


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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald