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15 people who should never, ever be considered to play Spider-Man

Posted by Ali Gray at 22:00 on 11 Feb 2015
15 people who should never, ever be considered to play Spider-Man
With a new Spider-Man movie in the offing and news that the character will be free to appear in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, it's time to start looking for a new actor to play Peter Parker and his web-slinging alter ego. Let others come up with shortlists of who should play Spider-Man, we're going to narrow the field and rule out the people who shouldn't be allowed within sniffing distance of the role. You're welcome!

Entire Comic-Con convention populated by actors in disguise

Posted by Ali Gray at 20:00 on 28 Jul 2014
Entire Comic-Con convention populated by actors in disguise
Enraged ticket holders in San Diego this weekend were told they were unable to gain access to the 2014 Comic-Con convention because the entire exhibition hall was taken up by famous actors walking around in disguise.

Spider-Man sequel's "soundtrack supergroup" sounds... erm... shit?

Posted by Ali Gray at 20:00 on 01 Nov 2013
Spider-Man sequel's "soundtrack supergroup" sounds... erm... shit?
And I'm not just saying that because 'shit' begins with 's': Hans Zimmer, Pharrell Williams, Dave Stewart, Johnny Marr and Incubus’s Michael Einziger will all be squabbling over the triangle when they team up to record the soundtrack for The Amazing Spider-Man 2.

I can't watch that 'Electro' teaser without thinking of this

Posted by Matt at 10:00 on 20 Jul 2013


This might be Spider-Man's least fearsome enemy yet (original Amazing Spider-Man 2 teaser here).

6 things Jamie Foxx's Spider-Man villain Electro (sort of) looks like

Posted by Ali at 07:30 on 17 Apr 2013
6 things Jamie Foxx's Spider-Man villain Electro (sort of) looks like
Modelling themselves on photographer Peter Parker, paparazzi snoopers managed to snag themselves some cool pictures of Jamie Foxx in make-up, if not in costume, as The Amazing Spider-Man 2's villain Electro. We can't help but think he looks a little familiar. A bit like...

Proof that Seth MacFarlane's sexism is anything but harmless

Posted by Ali at 21:00 on 27 Feb 2013
Proof that Seth MacFarlane's sexism is anything but harmless
Nobody told me it was National Sexism Week. I would have bought a badge or something. First came Seth MacFarlane's boob-centric stint as Oscars host, then everyone piled in to insult a 21-year-old American actress walking down the street for not being as attractive as a comic-book character. I don't know about the rest of you fellas, but I'm feeling pretty ashamed about my own penis right now. Moreso than usual.

Amazing Spider-Man 2 set photo shows Spidey finding new thrills

Posted by Ali at 12:00 on 26 Feb 2013
Amazing Spider-Man 2 set photo shows Spidey finding new thrills
Some criminals will do ANYTHING to avoid going to jail. (Pic via BC).

9 worst movie lines of 2012

Posted by Matt at 08:00 on 02 Jan 2013
9 worst movie lines of 2012
It's 2013! A new year of wonderful movies to look forward to, so full of potential and promise. Or we could just point and laugh at last year's films again? Yeah, let's do that.

Comparing the origin stories of the Spider-Men

Posted by Matt at 07:00 on 26 Nov 2012
Comparing the origin stories of the Spider-Men
As The Amazing Spider-Man comes out on DVD and Blu-ray today, let’s take a closer look at how it compares to that other - completely different - Spider-Man film about how Spider-Man became Spider-Man.
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