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Film Theory: The Spiderman 2 Mystery! Why Spiderman Lost His Powers!
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The Film Theorists

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We've seen a lot of Spider-Man lately. Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse, Spider-Man: Homecoming, and soon Spider-Man: Far From Home. Before that we saw Andrew Garfield slinging webs with Emma Stone for a couple movies, but I want you to think FURTHER back. That's right, I'm talking Tobey Maguire Spider-Man.
Remember how at the end of his first movie EVERYTHING had gone wrong? Norman Osborn - the Green Goblin - was gone, his best friend was fatherless, Uncle Ben did what all Uncle Ben's do, etc.. It was all very sad. In Spider-Man 2, we see a Spider-Man without his powers. I want to talk about WHY he lost his powers. What made our friendly, neighborhood Spider-Man just plain, old Peter Parker?

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Sources:
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1414693/

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1755296615000022

https://europepmc.org/abstract/med/17725082

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/16506073.2014.916745

https://adaa.org/understanding-anxiety/posttraumatic-stress-disorder-ptsd/symptoms


Comments :

Cinna Kiwi

Cinna Kiwi . 13 hours ago

This is how many people want a chill doctor | V

Ryan Frederiksen

Ryan Frederiksen . 13 hours ago

10/10 intro

Lee Johnstone

Lee Johnstone . 14 hours ago

Spiderman lost his powers because he couldn't admit his love to MJ. His emotions was blocking his powers

Lee Johnstone

Lee Johnstone . 14 hours ago

Spiderman 3 is the highest grossing movie of the entire franchise. $890 million it took at the box office. Spiderman Homecoming didn't even come close to grossing that amount of money

Charlie Flynt

Charlie Flynt . 17 hours ago

Theory: since Sony owns the rights to Spider-Man and Sam Raimi is willing to direct it, will Spider-Man 4 ever happen?

turtleTime

turtleTime . 2 days ago

Basically erectile dysfunction but for spider boi powers

James West

James West . 3 days ago

Don't know if you ever saw The Rising of the Shield Hero anime (which oddly enough premiered right around the time this video went up), but it makes for an interesting parallel to what you discuss here. The main guy and girl both go through some serious crap and end up suffering many of the same symptoms you list: - The MC is betrayed, framed, and completely vilified, so he ends up not being able to trust anyone, lashes out at just about anything that reminds him of how he was railroaded or the woman who ruined his life, can't taste food, and is paranoid about everyone being out to get him (which, in his case, is sadly true about as often as it's false if not more so) - As for the main girl, she witnessed the deaths of her parents, was sold into slavery, and brutally tortured. Her symptoms include, but aren't limited to having nightmares about her parents and the torment she suffered as a slave, freezes up when confronted with monsters (particularly with one that resembled the one that killed her parents), and freaking out whenever she thinks the MC might be angry at her for fear of being punished. - Interestingly, they are each able to slowly overcome their traumas by inadvertently creating an I.P.T. with each other. The MC, despite being angry and bitter about his situation, nevertheless shows kindness to the girl by giving her food and medicine and holding her when she has her nightmares. The girl, in turn, declares unwavering loyalty to the MC and her complete belief that he is innocent of the crimes he was framed for, allowing him to finally begin working through his trauma and depression.

Jesus Rodriguez

Jesus Rodriguez . 4 days ago

Actually I knew this when first watching the movie but I love your videos !

Kyle Hahn

Kyle Hahn . 4 days ago

The Peter Tingle is tingling

Role Players

Role Players . 4 days ago

Theory man was the one who beats his enemies by theorising where ang what attack happen

The Black Dragon

The Black Dragon . 4 days ago

Summary He had emotional BOOBOOS

Let's See

Let's See . 6 days ago

I watched a few of your videos and in this small sample, this one is the closest to what a theory actually is (from seemingly separated FACTS to a logical conclusion), instead of hypotheses or just pure speculation. PTSD...So where do Spidey's powers come from exactly ? His entire physiology (including brain physiology) or his brain only ? The first possibility could explain why he lost everything at once, but the 2nd possibility could explain why his powers came back just a few seconds after MJ got kidnapped by Doc Ock. Perhaps that his healing factor is the common denominator and that this healing factor depends on his brain while the rest of his powers depend on all the rest. I don't know..if someone has better ideas to share.

Blender Dumbass

Blender Dumbass . 6 days ago

What the fuck! I check off almost all the TRAUMA list because of THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT's family incident. I saw it in cinema and I have literal trauma now. OMG

Demetrius Freemn

Demetrius Freemn . 7 days ago

It 0191

Demetrius Freemn

Demetrius Freemn . 7 days ago

No

Willy

Willy . 7 days ago

Cral

PlatSkull

PlatSkull . 7 days ago

You just explained all of the subtext of the film.

Brighid Barry

Brighid Barry . 1 week ago

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JOSHUA ROBINSON

JOSHUA ROBINSON . 1 week ago

F

IkariDark

IkariDark . 1 week ago

I actually loved those corny Batman movies...

Tessa Hedges

Tessa Hedges . 1 week ago

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SUNNY DOG

SUNNY DOG . 1 week ago

F

Tommy tater town

Tommy tater town . 1 week ago

I already knew this bro... like when the movie came out

Tommy tater town

Tommy tater town . 1 week ago

F

joshua moore

joshua moore . 1 week ago

It's also worth noting that often times veterans suffering from PTSD will have a knee jerk reaction to certain triggers such as fireworks to act on their military training. Much like how whenever Peter was attacked by a supervillain his knee jerk reaction was to Spiderman it up

Bowshuda

Bowshuda . 1 week ago

I havent watched this video yet but you get a like just for the theme

Alfredo Terriquez

Alfredo Terriquez . 1 week ago

More like press f to resurrect spider man comes back in endgame

I’m Not telling ya

I’m Not telling ya . 2 weeks ago

This is heavily inferred in the movie, I presumed this the first time I watched the movie

RM

RM . 2 weeks ago

I'm late for this video, but.. Theory fan, theory fan, Does whatever a true fan can, Watches vids, with their eyes, Looking at Mat theorise, Watch out! Here come the THEORY FANSSSSS

Ashish Kumar

Ashish Kumar . 2 weeks ago

Thanks for this video. Thanks.

Activehamster

Activehamster . 2 weeks ago

( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

GSP hunter

GSP hunter . 2 weeks ago

This isn't unsolved at all. He loses his powers because he doesn't want them anymore

noir ummm

noir ummm . 2 weeks ago

The intro tho

Water Sheep

Water Sheep . 2 weeks ago

Marvel character: *breaths Matpat: WRITE THAT DOWN *WRITE THAT DOWN*

Braden McMullin

Braden McMullin . 2 weeks ago

"PIZZA TIME INTENSIFIES"

Golden _Gummy

Golden _Gummy . 2 weeks ago

Wait do i have PTSD then?

Caroline Padilla

Caroline Padilla . 2 weeks ago

F

Hypatia Kraig

Hypatia Kraig . 2 weeks ago

As a sufferer of PTSD, I know another symptom of PTSD... hallucinations. I suffer from PTSD from 2 different traumatic events which, due to the events of the most major experience, I won't explain but the first one I noticed is far less serious. I won't explain that experience either as it's useless to me right now but I will explain that I get visual hallucinations almost every night. Thanks for making a clear image of what PTSD is to the public and thanks for the supportive message at the end of the episode even though I hate super heroes LOL.

A kid named CJ

A kid named CJ . 2 weeks ago

Maybe he’s not worthy

Doodle Bob

Doodle Bob . 2 weeks ago

press ctrl + w to pay respects

OPseDoPSeRS

OPseDoPSeRS . 2 weeks ago

i figured this was kind of obvious, but thanks for making a video on it, this was entertaining!

Marcus Rivera

Marcus Rivera . 2 weeks ago

This same exact thing happened in the comics

Kelton House

Kelton House . 2 weeks ago

Screw Sony!!!!!!!

Kyle Mundy

Kyle Mundy . 3 weeks ago

Erm... dude Spider-Man 3 did not come out 17 years ago

Connor Dunn

Connor Dunn . 3 weeks ago

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Hectorplay81

Hectorplay81 . 3 weeks ago

*Theoryman will return*

Malik Bessaadia

Malik Bessaadia . 3 weeks ago

"Sometimes the most heroic thing you can do is taking care of yourself" - MatPat

Luke Anello

Luke Anello . 3 weeks ago

just saying my dad was an extra in the first spiderman movie

Jonah Laymon

Jonah Laymon . 3 weeks ago

Spider-Man 1 is still better than 2

Mmpr mason

Mmpr mason . 3 weeks ago

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