Director/cowriter Sam Raimi (with his brother, Ivan, and veteran screenwriter Alvin Sargent) continues to get it right in the third installment of the hugely successful SPIDER-MAN franchise. Raimi and company deftly balance spectacle and character-based drama, occasionally tweaking the comic-book mythology but always respecting creator Stan Lee's idea that costumed crime-fighter Peter Parker's life as Spider-Man isn't all derring-do and public accolades. He's not insulated by wealth like Batman Bruce Wayne. He's not even an adult like Superman Clark Kent. Parker is a good-natured, vulnerable kid from Queens who had greatness thrust upon him and pays a real price — n...