The Meaning Of Raimi Spider-Man

We saw a lot of movies in 2001, the year that my dad died. Harry Potter was one of them, and Lord of the Rings was another. 2002 came, and we were still watching. This time we went to see Spider-Man in the spring if my math is correct. I wasn’t into the franchise, owing to how gendered television shows were.

It has come out that Tobey Maguire was not the hero that we saw onscreen. We got some broken pedestals. And yet one can watch the Sam Raimi Spider-Man movies knowing that the fictional Peter Parker’s journey was not a waste. It’s very formative to watch a movie where the…




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Priya Sridhar

Priya Sridhar

A 2016 MBA graduate and published author, Priya Sridhar has been writing fantasy and science fiction for fifteen years, and counting.

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