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ReThink Review: The Amazing Spider-Man -- Slightly Different, Hardly Amazing

Jonathan Kim | Posted 09.03.2012 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Why would Sony, which owns the rights to the Spider-Man character, feel that it was a good time to reboot the series with The Amazing Spider-Man? As you probably guessed, it has something to do with money.

Meet The Man In 'Spider-Man' & 'The Amazing Spider-Man'

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 07.03.2012 | Entertainment

"The Amazing Spider-Man," as you know, is a complete reboot of the Spider-Man story, featuring an entirely different cast than the Sam Raimi series of...

More Like 'The Serviceable Spider-Man'?

Mike Ryan | Posted 08.27.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ryan

Next week, a new Spider-Man movie, titled, The Amazing Spider-Man will be available for your viewing pleasure in exchange for a somewhat unreasonable ...

The One Aspect Of 'Spider-Man' Marc Webb Wouldn't Recreate

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 06.26.2012 | Entertainment

"The Amazing Spider-Man" is director Marc Webb's second movie. This is not a statement on Webb -- whose first film was the almost universally loved "(...

'The Evil Dead' Gets A Remake! And Diablo Cody Is Involved

The Huffington Post | Lucas Kavner | Posted 09.12.2011 | Home

Fresh off our recent "Rewind" column, which drew attention to cult-hero-turned-Hollywood director Sam Raimi's first foray into television, Deadline re...

Lucas Kavner

'American Gothic': Precursor To 'True Blood'?

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucas Kavner | Posted 09.11.2011 | Home

Some of the most beloved shows of the past 10 years have been cancelled in their primes. "Freaks and Geeks," "Deadwood," "Arrested Development" -- the...

Rachel Weisz Going Evil

Posted 07.04.2011 | Entertainment

Long heralded by critics and a darling of serious, indie cinema, Oscar-winner Rachel Weisz is going as big budget, big tent pole big time as possible:...

DVDs: Leonard Cohen-Palooza! (And More)

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

I'm a big fan of singer-songwriter (and poet) Leonard Cohen but I've never seen him in concert. Thanks to three new DVDs, I have a chance to experience him live and through the perspective of his fellow artists.

"The Evil Dead" in Review: A Review of "The Evil Dead"

Dave Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dave Hill

Last night I watched "The Evil Dead," the hit 1981 film written and directed by Sam Raimi, whom you no doubt know as the director of the popular "Spid...

James Franco & Bill Hader Wish Sam Raimi A Happy Birthday (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

From a bleak dressing room on the set of "General Hospital," we find James Franco remembering his "good friend" Sam Raimi's birthday is today. Sure, R...

ReelzChannel: Top Ten "Uh, That Didn't Go as Planned" Movies

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

It's a basic tenet of good storytelling that whatever plans your characters put into action, it can't hurt if things don't go quite as smoothly as anticipated.

'Spider-Man 4' OFF, 'Spider-Man' Musical Delayed

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

(UPDATED) Big news for Spider-Man fans! 'Spider-Man 4' with Sam Raimi directing and Tobey Maguire starring is off. Rather than releasing in 2011, an ...

Panic Attack (Ataque de Pánico): YouTube Video Lands $30 Million Contract (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In about two months, a YouTube video from Uruguay got over 5 million views. And a $30 million contract for producer Fede Alvarez. Panic Attack! (Ata...

Corporate Filmmaking at Its Worst? Sony Boots Raimi/Maguire, Reboots Spider-Man for 2012

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Deciding that he'd rather make no Spider-Man film than make a bad one, Sam Raimi has walked off the project and Toby Maguire has followed him.

Huff Post Review: Drag Me to Hell (2009)

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Drag Me to Hell is a throwback to a time, in the mid-1980s, when horror films were fun first and scary second, it's a trashy B-movie blast.

Tobey Maguire And Sam Raimi Sign On For "Spider-Man 4"

Deadline Daily Hollywood | Nikki Finke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

It's time to end once and for all the rampant speculation. Sony doesn't want any info to leak but I'm told that both star Tobey Maguire and director S...

Tom Cruise Eyes Comic Book "Sleeper"

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

As Tom Cruise writes the next chapter in his career, he's developing an interest in comic-book movies. With filmmaker Sam Raimi, the actor is setting...