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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: Across the Spider-Verse’ Gets Collector’s Edition Blu-ray Set

Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse made quite a splash when it debuted in theaters on June 2, 2023, earning favorable box office revenue and a positive critical reception; it has even surpassed its predecessor, 2018’s Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, which is also a remarkable animated feature in its own right. Of course, the sequel’s digital variant […]

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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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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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‘Across the Spider-Verse’ Almost Didn’t Include Spider-Punk

While it’s hard to imagine Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse without the effortlessly cool Spider-Punk (voiced by the effortlessly cool Daniel Kaluuya), the anarchic British web-slinger almost didn’t make it into the movie. In a movie featuring more than 250 different Spider-People, it’s hard to imagine why any character would be left out of the movie, […]

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Pixar’s Elemental Overtakes Across The Spider-Verse At The International Box Office

This summer has had its fair share of bummer headlines in regard to the box office, save for the shocking success of “Barbie” and “Oppenheimer.” This past weekend saw “Blue Beetle” become another disappointment for DC, while “Strays” got straight-up buried in no small part due to the ongoing strikes that are preventing casts from […]

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‘Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse’ Ending Explained: Can Miles Fight Fate

Editor’s note: The following article contains spoilers for Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse.It took five years for a sequel to Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, but the wait was well worth it. Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse is everything we want from a Spider-Man story, as the film puts emotional struggle and character growth at its core while […]

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‘Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse’: Miguel Is Right, Actually

Editor’s Note: The following contains spoilers for Spider-Man: Across the Spider-VerseSuperheroes commonly fight against villains to prevent them from causing any more harm, taking whatever actions are needed at the moment to save everyone they can. In small-scale battles, these decisions can be easy for the hero to make because the only people in danger […]

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