Nostalgia Reboots: A Ghostbusters Postmortem and Warning for Spider-Man: Homecoming

As much as we all want to see our favorite stories from childhood make a return to the big screen (The Last Starfighter, anyone?), successful reboots can be tricky to pull off.

We loved the new Ghostbusters, but it was not a commercial hit. What does Spider-Man: Homecoming need to have to keep that franchise viable?

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I ran into Spider-Man when I was working at a table for the midnight premiere of The Amazing Spider-Man. He was trying to convince me that it was not too soon for a reboot. I remain unconvinced.

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