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Sam Raimi’s ‘Spider-Man 4’ Would Have Been Epic

Sam Raimi’s early 2000s Spider-Man trilogy starring Tobey Maguire as the titular hero and Kirsten Dunst as iconic love interest Mary Jane will be remembered as a heroic contribution to the burgeoning genre. Mark Edlitz’s newest book Movies Go Fourth reveals many tales and what-could-have-beens about fourth films in franchises. It’s a love-letter of sorts […]

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‘Spider-Man 3’ Is an Anti-Superhero Film, Actually

At the onset of Sam Raimi’s final Spider-Man film, Spider-Man 3, Peter Parker (Tobey Maguire) has it all. Though he’s still able to walk through the streets of New York as an anonymous citizen, he’s also beloved as a savior to the city. The trials of his past — the deaths of his Uncle Ben […]

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‘Spider-Man 3’ Hot Toys Figure Puts Tobey Maguire in the Hero’s Black Suit

Spider-Man is hotter than ever thanks to the release of Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse this summer and the highly anticipated debut of Insomniac’s Spider-Man 2 on PS5 coming in October. As a result, Hot Toys have taken the web-tastic opportunity to make a handful of new Spider-Man figures from across the Spider-Verse. However, their latest […]

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Tim Burton Isn’t Happy About How The Flash Used Batman And Superman

Andy Muschietti’s recent superhero flick “The Flash” hoped to lure in audiences with a sprawling story that spans several parallel universes. It was the same approach taken by John Watts in “Spider-Man: No Way Home” and Sam Raimi in “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness,” in that all three films assembled multiple versions of […]

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‘Boy Kills World’ Review – Bill Skarsgård Gets Beaten Down

Action and comedy are usually the perfect combination because, let’s face it, who doesn’t want some laughs alongside a kick-ass action romp? Boy Kills World, a new film from producer Sam Raimi and first-time director Moritz Mohr, feels like it’s an amalgamation of various hit action flicks while also trying to create a satirical tone […]

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One Of Harry Potter’s Directors Turned Down His Spider-Man Dream For The Wizarding World

Spider-Man is one of those characters that has inspired generations of artists in multiple fields, from writers to actors to directors and more. Peter Parker (and several of his Spider-counterparts) has to deal with just being a kid while also keeping his superhero identity secret from his friends and family. He’s a little tortured, tries […]

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Move Over ‘Unforgiven,’ This is the Best ‘90s Western

When you think of the Western genre, your mind immediately goes to names such as Clint Eastwood, Gary Cooper, Sergio Leone, John Wayne, and Jimmy Stewart. But, what about Sam Raimi? The filmmaker, known for The Evil Dead, Tobey Maguire’s Spider-Man trilogy, and Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness actually directed the best 1990s […]

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Hidden Horror Gems of the 1980s: Terrifying Films That Go Beyond the Bloody Basics

There’s no denying that the 1980s were a phenomenal decade for horror movies. But take a stroll through any horror convention these days and you might leave convinced that it was the only decade for horror movies.In addition to standalone classics like “The Shining” and “The Thing,” the ‘80s saw the birth of virtually ever […]

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Talk To Me Is Already A24’s Second Biggest Horror Movie At The Domestic Box Office

Horror is one of the most exciting genres to watch at the box office, because you’ll find more rags-to-riches stories there than anywhere else. Horror fans generally aren’t looking for A-list stars or expensive CGI: they just want to get scared, have fun, and hopefully see something that they haven’t seen before. The entry fee […]

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