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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.

First Spider-Man Comic Sells For HUGE Money

AP | MATT MOORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

PHILADELPHIA — A comic collector has been caught in Spider-Man's web, paying $1.1 million for a near-mint copy of "Amazing Fantasy" No. 15 that feat...

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' Hit With Two Safety Violations

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Producers of the Broadway musical "Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark" likely will be looking forward to Monday: They'll be happy to turn ...

Spider-Man's HUGE Move

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — With the Fantastic Four whittled to three after last month's death of the Human Torch, Marvel's longtime super group is changing names an...

'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...

'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...

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...

Lead actress In Broadway's 'Spider-Man' Drops Out

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — The long-delayed Broadway musical "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" has suffered another blow with the departure of a lead actress, one...

Bloomberg's Blizzard Blunder

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

While thousands of Big Apple residents struggled with the snow, their mayor exulted over the ability of tourists to get to a Spider-Man preview -- terrible snow politics.

Turn Off the Snark: A Short History of Death, Near-Death and Injury in the Theatre

Leonard Jacobs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Leonard Jacobs

Centuries after the Roman Coliseum served as a theater of death, we're as fascinated as we ever were by even the hope of watching excruciating pain.

Spider-Man Actor Walking After 30-Foot Fall

AP | SAMANTHA GROSS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The stunt actor who fell 30 feet while playing Spider-Man on Broadway is walking again, and his father said Saturday that he can't wa...

Spider-Man Musical Canceled, Will Reopen Thursday

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

UPDATE II: The Post is now reporting that the state is satisfied with the safety changes, and the show will reopen on Thursday. UPDATE: The NY Post...

Twitter Reacts To Serious 'Spider-Man' Injury

The Huffington Post | Jonah Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The $65 million broadway spectacle 'Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark' sure has had its share of woes lately. The would-be blockbuster, directed by Julie ...

'Spider-Man' Actor Injured In Stunt Fall

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Broadway might need a superhero to save the new Spider-Man musical. "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark," the most expensive production in...