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WATCH: Times Square As Represented In Video Games

Posted 09.18.2011 | Arts

For many New Yorkers, Times Square probably already feels sort of like a video game. You weave as quickly as possible through the crowd and dodge enem...

Weekend Box Office: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part II Dethrones The Dark Knight, Earning $169.1 Million in Its Opening Weekend. Oh, and Sarah Palin Is Not a Movie Star

Scott Mendelson | Posted 09.17.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

With nearly ten years of anticipation, The Boy Who Lived has returned to the top of the opening weekend charts with a massive $169.1 million Friday-Sunday gross.

How 'Spider-Man' Was Saved

playbill.com | Posted 08.29.2011 | Arts

Philip Wm. McKinley, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and Chase Brock weren't show doctors on just any old patient — they were operating on Spider-Man Turn Of...

Julie Taymor Breaks Silence Over 'Spider-Man'

Posted 08.20.2011 | Arts

Ousted Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark director Julie Taymor has finally started speaking out about her experience and expectations with the troubled mu...

Theater: "Spiderman: Turn Off The Dark" -- The Review

Michael Giltz | Posted 08.20.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

SPIDERMAN: TURN OFF THE DARK * 1/2 out of **** FOXWOODS THEATRE Our story so far... Never mind. You know about the budget, the delays, the drama, the...

Stage Door: Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark

Fern Siegel | Posted 08.19.2011 | Arts
Fern Siegel

Summer is a perfect time for Spider-Man's debut. The first act is tame, but the second act soars. So suspend belief. Sit back, relax and enjoy the experience.

WATCH: Spider-Man Musical 'Too Childish'?

Posted 08.17.2011 | Comedy

"Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark", the Broadway musical scored by U2's Bono and The Edge, finally opened this week after nine years and millions of doll...

Ousted Director Julie Taymor To Attend 'Spider-Man' Opening

nytimes.com | PATRICK HEALY | Posted 08.14.2011 | Arts

Julie Taymor is planning to attend Tuesday's opening night of the Broadway musical "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark," her spokeswoman said, returning to...

Remembering Randy "Macho Man" Savage

Jon Chattman | Posted 07.21.2011 | Sports
Jon Chattman

There will never be another Savage. Without him, there would be no "Stone Cold" Steve Austin or "heels" you could root for. As a wrestler, I idolized him. As a man, I respected him.

WATCH: Conan Unveils New Spider-Man Villains

Posted 07.13.2011 | Comedy

Are your Spidey senses kind of tingling, slightly, in a way that you barely notice? Must mean there's some really ineffective villains in the area. ...

Just say 'No' to a Three Stooges Movie

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I'm mystified by the seemingly constant frenzy online about whether or not the Farrelly brothers' longstanding urge to make a Three Stooges movie will ever get off the ground. It's toxic-remake mania taken to an extreme.

Huge 'Spider-Man' News

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The web of secrecy is beginning to unravel on "The Amazing Spider-Man." Already, of course, we know that Andrew Garfield is starring as a confused,...

Fall of Spider-Man Director Is Not "Stuff of Greek Drama"

Carla Seaquist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Carla Seaquist

Everyone connected with this over-hyped, accident-riddled mega-production -- at $65 million, Broadway's most expensive -- needs to take a long, deep breath and, at long last, get a reality check.

Can The Man Behind The Boy From Oz Save Spidey? Don't Wish Too Hard

Cara Joy David | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Cara Joy David

A major problem with Spider-Man is that the scenes are mis-punctuated. This is a problem with much of Taymor's work: She creates visually stunning pictures, but often character development seems like an afterthought.

HuffPost Premiere: Wild Palms' "To The Lighthouse," Plus A Conversation With Susan Werner

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Here in the U.S., Wild Palms' Until Spring will debut on April 12th, but HuffPost has been given the premiere of the single "To The Lighthouse" presented here, airing for the first time in this territory.

Dear Britain: Give Us Back Superman, or We're Taking "Doctor Who"

Paul Dailing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Paul Dailing

Batman wasn't enough? Huh? You weren't happy having a British guy playing the Dark Knight? No. You had to try for more. Spider-Man was next on your ...

New 'Spider-Man' Movie Title Announced

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Spider-Man's future gives a nod to its past. Sony Pictures announced the title of the new Spider-Man movie today, revealing that the series reboot ...

'Spider-Man' Cast Responds To Critics

nydailynews.com | By Kerry Burke and Bill Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Stung by lousy reviews, "Spider-Man" bit back Wednesday at critics who reviewed the Broadway show while it's still in previews. Rick Miramontez, sp...

PHOTOS: Andrew Garfield's Spider-Man Tights Leave Little To The Imagination

Celebuzz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Andrew Garfield was in full-on Spider-Man mode overnight on Friday, rocking the red and blue costume and putting to doubt any non-believers who questi...

Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark is a 'Hot Mess'

Dr. John Grohol | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dr. John Grohol

Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark was a formidable undertaking. But in the end, it just isn't worth it. You won't remember attending it a week later... except in your wallet.

‘Spider-Man’ Musical Previews, Off To A Rough Start

nytimes.com | PATRICK HEALY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

All $65 million of the new Broadway musical "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" took flight on Sunday night at its first preview performance, but not with...

Broadway's Web-Slinging Troublemaker

Cara Joy David | Posted 01.18.2011 | Entertainment
Cara Joy David

Broadway is mired in tradition -- for instance, there are no reviews prior to opening night. In light of the Spider-Man debacle, I have been wondering whether this tradition is somewhat fraudulent.

Ensnaring Theatre Critics in the Spider-Man Web

Leonard Jacobs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Leonard Jacobs

Broadway's beleaguered Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark may have violated consumer protection laws by failing to distinguish previews from post-opening performances. The people happiest with this? Journalists and critics.

More Problems For 'Spider-Man'

nytimes.com | PATRICK HEALY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

It's supposed to be the biggest, costliest, splashiest show of the Broadway season, but so far it's just the most troubled. Executives with "Spider-Ma...

WATCH: Injured 'Spider-Man' Actor Chris Tierney Opens Up About Fall

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Back on his feet, injured 'Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark' actor Chris Tierney opened up about his terrifying fall. Speaking with WCBS-NY in his first...