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Now Playing: Spiderman. Again.

Jeff Kreisler | Posted 07.08.2014 | Comedy
Jeff Kreisler

We at The Final Edition noticed that the listings at the local movie theaters seem awfully familiar... For more, check out The Final Edition Radio ...

Week in Film: Amazing Spider-Man 2 and More

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.30.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Yes, yes, I know -- spidermanspidermanspidermanspiderman. I'll get to it. But my favorite movies of the week, as usual, are the small ones. Let's start with Amma Asante's Belle, a Jane Austen-ish film based on a true story.

Modern Myths in Movies and What's Missing

Clarence Haynes | Posted 11.09.2013 | Entertainment
Clarence Haynes

The current trend of superhero/fantasy/sci-fi films can be seen as a form of modern mythology -- grand out-of-the-ordinary tales inspired by human experience like lore of old, with this newer crop of stories heavily influenced by big entertainment corporate interests.

Are You Broadway's Next Peter Parker?

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 09.29.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — The hit Broadway musical "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" is losing its longtime superhero but producers are holding open casting call...

The End Of Spider-Man?

AP | MATT MOORE | Posted 02.25.2013 | Entertainment

PHILADELPHIA — After 50 years of spinning webs and catching a who's who of criminals, Peter Parker is out of the hero game. But Spider-Man is s...

Spider-Man vs. Batman: Superhero Economics

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 07.06.2012 | Entertainment

Usually, when it comes to pitting our favorite superheroes against each other, there's more emphasis on their fighting abilities than their bank accou...

The English Beat's Audio Exclusive, Plus Conversations With Cory Chisel and Introducing Little Ruckus' Dominic Rabalais

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.01.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Spider-Man And His Counterpart Will Finally Meet

AP | Posted 04.12.2012 | Home

PHILADELPHIA -- Marvel Comics says Spider-Man alter ego Peter Parker will have the ultimate crossover in June by meeting his counterpart from the Ulti...

Remembering the First – and Forgotten – Latino Spider-Man

FoxNewsLatino.com | Posted 10.16.2011 | Latino Voices

Fox News Latino: So far, the new Latino Spider-Man has not received a very friendly neighborhood welcome from the Marvel Universe faithful. When...

Marvel's Mixed Race "Ultimate Spider-Man"

Marcia Dawkins | Posted 10.03.2011 | Entertainment
Marcia Dawkins

Today we meet Miles Morales, a younger multiracial and multiethnic Spider-Man. Even though Morales may remind us of the Spider-Man we're used to in the more traditional Marvel universe, there are definite differences.

Spider-Man To DIE In Comic Series

AP | By MATT MOORE | Posted 08.21.2011 | Entertainment

PHILADELPHIA -- The lights are going out for Peter Parker, the high school student bitten by a radioactive spider whose wall-crawling and web-slinging...

'Spider-Man' Star Speaks About The Drama Behind The Scenes

AP | By MARK KENNEDY | Posted 08.08.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK -- T.V. Carpio must have either the best luck in the world or the very worst. Consider all that she's endured these past months: She lands a...

'Sheer Ineptitude': Spider-Man Reviews Are In

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The reviews are in for "Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark" – and that could be a bit of a problem. Not because of what they say, b...

WATCH: 'SPIDEY'-SENSE: Upcoming Spiderman Musical On Broadway Plagued With Problems

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

About a month from its January 11 debut on Broadway, "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" has endured more drama than a typical comic book plot. One of t...

The Soul Of Spider-Man

Religion News Service | By Ankita Rao | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Ankita Rao Religion News Service (RNS) What if our superheroes could preach from the pulpit? In the vein of the "The Tao of Star Wars" or "The G...

GoCause: Searching for Heroism in Populist Distress

Matt Hooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matt Hooper

While he has the makings of a cooler, edgier superhero than many of his predecessors, our president isn't a superhero -- he is a smart man with a tough job.