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Echoes of Peter Parker in 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' director Marc Webb
Echoes of Peter Parker in 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' director Marc Webb

The first time Marc Webb directed a film, just six years ago, there were rarely more than a couple dozen people on set. Outside of a group of Hollywood insiders, no one had any idea what the film, titled "(500) Days of Summer" and budgeted at $7 million, was about, nor did they much care. One highlight of filming came when Joseph Gordon-Levitt performed karaoke. At a midtown Manhattan premiere last week for Webb's new movie, a different scene unfolded. Pop superstars like Pharrell and Alicia Keys performed. More than 1,000 guests circulated in a giant event space after seeing two hours of 3-D effects‎ come at them with the force and velocity of a pickup truck.‎ The...

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