‘Madame Web’ Isn’t as Bad As You’ve Heard. It’s So Much Worse.

‘Madame Web’ Isn’t as Bad As You’ve Heard. It’s So Much Worse.

Trailers are designed to stir up excitement, the amuse-bouche that whets your appetite for the three-course meal. Occasionally, the oldest marketing trick in the book backfires. When Sony dropped a sneak peek at Madame Web, the newest addition to the company’s roster of Spider-Man–related films and another of their corporate crossovers with the good folks at Marvel Studios, the reaction was… not exactly what they hoped for. The same fans they were hoping to get riled up about a batch …