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First footage of ‘X-Men: Apocalypse,’ ‘Deadpool’ shown

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Screams and cheers are cheap at Comic-Con, but the energy stepped up a notch Saturday evening after fans got their first look at “Deadpool.” Not only did the trailer for the irreverent film starring Ryan Reynolds get a standing ovation, but soon the 6,500-person Hall H audience started chanting, “One more time!” Host Chris Hardwick seemed momentarily flustered, explaining that he doesn’t actually have that power. But he asked the A/V gods if it was possible, and soon, the blood-soaked,…

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Sam Raimi looks forward to teenage Spider-Man and middle-age Ash

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Sam Raimi, the director of the original “Spider-Man” movie trilogy, is giving a passing grade to Marvel and Sony for sending the next cinematic rendition of the web-slinger back to high school. “It’s cool that we’ll get to see another incarnation,” Raimi said in an interview Saturday at Comic-Con. “I think it’s a good choice for Marvel to go with high school Peter Parker. It’s really interesting. That’s where I loved it the most, when he’s in high school, struggling…

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