Storyclock Research Log

Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse

By Seth Worley

Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse

Today's Storyclock Research Log is SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE. As usual, we've watched the movie and used the Storyclock Notebook to visualize the film's structure in the form of a clock.

If you follow us on Twitter, you may have seen writer Phil Lord retweet our Storyclock Research Log for THE LEGO MOVIE, which ended up starting a chain of events that led to some cool insight into the writing process for SPIDER-VERSE. Stick with us, because it's interesting.

It started with Lord's retweet, and this response from SPIDER-VERSE co-director/living legend Peter Ramsey:

...next came this comment from Lord:

...to which we shamelessly responded:

And lo and behold, the filmmaking Gods (or, the Lord) gifted us with this gloriousness:

People often assume these Storyclock Research Logs are being provided as proof of some kind of master plan when, in reality, (in the words of another one of our heroes, Adam Savage) ALL 👏 CREATION 👏 IS 👏 ITERATION. We provide the research clocks as inspiration to help you get through whatever draft is consuming your life and soul at the moment. Just keep your chin up and have hope that we're all making this up as we go.

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