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Speculating on Spidey’s future with the producers of The Amazing Spider-Man

May 13th, 2014 · No Comments

During the press circuit for The Amazing Spider-Man 2, I ended up speaking with quite a few members of the cast and creative team for the film, and the subject of what lies ahead for Spider-Man was a recurring topic of conversation. Over at Digital Trends, I pulled together much of what was discussed about […]

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Spider-Man comics for kids who are too young for The Amazing Spider-Man movies

May 3rd, 2014 · No Comments

Now that I’m a parent, I’ve become acutely aware of how many movies (and comics) that seem to be “for kids” are anything but friendly to children. Of course, there’s a world of difference between what’s acceptable for one kid of a certain age and another, so it’s understandable that some projects can’t hope to […]

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The case for Spider-Man swinging solo (and why a Farscape movie matters)…

April 22nd, 2014 · No Comments

In this week’s column for Movies.com, I wrote about a pair of topics that have been the subject of much online debate (and outright argument) lately: whether Spider-Man’s big-screen future would be brighter with Marvel Studios managing him and the recent news that a Farscape movie could be in the works. While I’m probably in […]

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This is the Easter basket my in-laws give me every year. They get me. They really get me.

April 20th, 2014 · No Comments

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How do geeky franchises escape the second-movie curse?

April 9th, 2014 · No Comments

After watching (and enjoying) Captain America: The Winter Soldier, it occurred to me that a lot of my favorite movie franchises have bucked the trend when it comes to each installment of a franchise getting worse over time. The Winter Soldier was infinitely more entertaining for me than its predecessor, and the same could be […]

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