Stories tagged: spider-man
Sun., July 16, 2017, 2:15 p.m.
‘War for the Planet of the Apes’ roars past ‘Spider-Man’
Monkey business still pays. “War for the Planet of the Apes” took down “Spider-Man: Homecoming” at the North American box office, opening with an estimated $56.5 million in ticket sales.
Thu., July 6, 2017, 2:40 p.m.
Review: This ‘Spider-Man’ is high school hero
One of the brilliant things about “Spider-Man: Homecoming” (and there are several) is that it doesn’t even try to be an origin story, as both 2002’s “Spider-Man” and 2012’s “The …
UPDATED: Thu., June 29, 2017, 4:35 p.m.
Hannibal Buress says `Spider-Man’ red carpet prank was a win
Comedian Hannibal Buress says his prank of sending a lookalike to Wednesday night’s “Spider-Man: Homecoming” premiere was more effective than if he’d actually attended.
Fri., May 2, 2014
Spiderman 2 more competent than ‘Amazing’
If there’s a tie that binds most of the characters of the Marvel Universe together, it’s the mutability of the supposedly immutable human body. Characters are poisoned by radiation, zapped …
Sat., Aug. 4, 2012
Shawn Vestal: Our cultural narrative of violence
Shooting. Punching. Killing. If you were to judge us by what we find entertaining, you would conclude these are our holy trinity. The things we believe in more than any …
Fri., Feb. 27, 2009
Spider-Man the musical opens on Broadway in 2010
Spider-Man has conquered the movies. Now it’s Broadway’s turn. “Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark” will open Feb. 18, 2010, at the Hilton Theatre in New York City.
Wed., Jan. 21, 2009, 5:25 p.m.
Spider-Man comic with Obama draws customers
Marvel Comics wasted no time in offering its help to President Obama, and in the process, the comic book publisher may have created a new cult classic.