Spider-man got bit by a spider and got some powers that spiders have. Spiders are not invincible. Try stepping on one sometime. So when I saw that Raimi Spider-man movie, I was a bit surprised to find that he is essentially invincible. Our concern is supposed to be for his safety -- we don't want Spider-man to die. But he gets crushed by buildings, slammed into walls at a million miles per hour, etc. It became clear to me watching the movie that Spider-man is every bit as invincible as Superman. There are no broken bones. There is no real danger to his life. It felt like cheating to me that we were supposed to be concerned that Spider-man might get crippled or killed when the director showed how invincible he is. If your main character can't die (we know the hero isn't going to die, but we need to feel like it is actually possible), then an enormous amount of dramatic tension is lost.
Typically the conflict in a superhero movie is a race against time to save other people, the hero is rarely the one that is in physical danger.
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