It’s not called “99 Houses” or “99 Foreclosures,” though that would be accurate. These buildings may be seen as “assets” or “derivatives” following the 2008 subprime financial meltdown by the banks and by the predatory dealmakers who swoop in, buy […]
I have 40 pairs of ticket to give away to the outstanding drama “99 Homes,” starring Andrew Garfield as a construction worker who loses his home in a post-subprime meltdown foreclosure. Desperate to support his mother and son, he takes […]
This is not the angsty Spidey we know. Just like the old television series theme song said, Peter Parker is “your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man.” We first see him exuberantly swinging through the skyscrapers, deliciously vertiginous in 3D. His disposition is […]
Here’s a sneak peek at this week’s release, “The Amazing Spider-Man 2″ with Andrew Garfield and Oscar winner Jamie Foxx.
The new trailer for “Spider-Man 2″ is all kinds of awesomesause!
I’m delighted to have an Amazing Spider-Man DVD and poster to give away! This reboot of the Spidey franchise stars Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone, whose real-life chemistry makes it one of the most romantic superhero sagas. As I wrote […]
If they’re going to make the same movie, why not ask the same questions? Movieline went for it — with a side-by-side comparison showing the responses by the directors and stars of “Spider-Man” and “The Amazing Spider-Man” to the same […]
One thing I love about comics is that they are the only form of story-telling, with the possible exception of soap operas, where so many different people tell open-ended stories about the adventures of the same characters through a period […]
Change is not polite. The bigger the change, the more likely that it is messy and painful and ugly. Even its beginnings are often disturbingly uninspired and uninspiring. Despite what Hollywood and history books tell us, change is less often […]
Kazuo Ishiguro’s novel The Remains of the Day, about a butler who devoted his life to service without questioning his master’s authority or the validity of his judgment became a movie starring Anthony Hopkins and Emma Thompson. And now his […]
British actor Andrew Garfield has been cast as Peter Parker for the next Spider-Man movie. He is an exceptionally talented young actor with an already-impressive body of work is just right for portraying this especially soulful and angsty super-hero. Now, […]