Tag: Spider-man

Movie Review: ‘Venom’ Starring Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams, Riz Ahmed

Posted: October 5, 2018 at 7:54 am   /   Movie Reviews

Last summer, in an unprecedented move, Sony Pictures teamed up with the already massively successful Disney/Marvel in a collaboration to create what I consider to be the best Spider-Man film to date – Spider-Man: Homecoming. After its success and holding a spot in the box office top ten for an astonishing (and yet very much […]

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Film Review: Marvel’s ‘Infinity War’ is Finally Here

Posted: April 25, 2018 at 8:19 am   /   Movie Reviews

It’s here. It’s finally here. For the past ten years, Disney/Marvel has produced eighteen feature films showcasing the likes of our favorite Marvel superheroes. Jon Favreau’s Iron Man was a surprise blockbuster in 2008 carried by a career-resurrecting performance by Robert Downey Jr. and the creative minds at Disney/Marvel (see: Kevin Feige) knew they were […]

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“Marvel Universe Live! Age of Heroes” Stops in St. Louis This Week! Interview with “Rhino” Actor Zach Cooke

Posted: October 25, 2017 at 5:46 pm   /   Interviews, Live Theater, Local

Right now Marvel is bigger than ever. With the successful cinematic universe, multiple television series, and – believe it or not – comic books, there’s no stopping them. Luckily fans everywhere are able to experience the action live and in person, in a unique experience called “Marvel Universe Live!” The show, comprised of 25 of […]

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STL Symphony Plays ‘Sci-Fi Superheroes’ at Powell Hall (May 19)

Posted: May 12, 2017 at 9:31 am   /   Concerts

Fans of superhero and sci-fi films may want to check out the world renowned symphony on Friday, May 19. The STL Symphony will be taking the audience on a musical adventure, playing some of the best sci-fi and superhero themes of all time. The symphony will led by conductor Gemma New. The symphony will be […]

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Who Could Be The New Spider-Man?!

Posted: February 15, 2015 at 4:59 pm   /   Comic Books, Film, Local

Finally.  After years of speculation and two lackluster (albeit not from a money making stand point) entries into the Spider-Man mythos, Disney/Marvel and Sony Pictures have come to an agreement to share the rights to The Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man. This deal will bring Spider-Man into the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) and will allow Marvel to […]

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Massive Character Changes at Marvel Comics

Posted: July 19, 2014 at 3:33 pm   /   Comic Books, Local

Ever since the “Marvel Now” initiative went into effect, The House of Ideas has been taking risk after risk with some of their most popular characters.  They “killed” Peter Parker and replaced him with Otto Octavius, stripped Wolverine of his healing factor, brought the original 1960’s X-Men into the present time, and even did a Battle […]

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First Look at Spider-Man 2099 in Superior Spider-Man #17

Posted: August 9, 2013 at 1:28 pm   /   Comic Books, Local

  With the time rip from Age of Ultron, Miguel O’Hara will make his Marvel 616 debut in Superior Spider-Man #17.  Here’s the interesting part.  Miguel O’Hara (or Spider-Man 2099) knows that Peter Parker is Spider-Man.  Does this mean that he will know that something is off when he inevitably meets the “Otto Octavius” version?  Is Spider-Man […]

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Comic Pick of the Week: Spider-Men #4

Posted: August 11, 2012 at 1:40 pm   /   Comic Book Reviews, Comic Books, Local

Pick of the Week: Spider-Men #4 Written by Brian Michael Bendis Art by Sara Pichelli As I was going through my books for this week, no title jumped out and screamed “Pick Me!”  Only Spider-Men #4 by Brian Bendis and Sara Pichelli stood out from the rest.  This is the fourth issue in the 5 issue mini series.  Some […]

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Comic Review: “Spider-Men” #1

Posted: June 14, 2012 at 11:22 pm   /   Comic Book Reviews, Local

Spider-Men #1 Written by Brian Michael Bendis Art by Sara Pichelli “You know how this works: I get to break your fishbowl helmet at the end of the fight”   Quick history lesson:  In 2000, Marvel Comics was in serious  financial trouble.  The Editor in Chief, Joe Quesada, realized the only way to save the […]

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Andrew Garfield in Spider-Man Costume

Posted: January 14, 2011 at 12:17 am   /   Film, Local, Movie News

Here is your first look at Andrew Garfield in the new Spider-Man costume.  Sam Raimi and his costume designer did a pretty perfect job with Tobey Maguire’s so I was interested to see what would change for the reboot.  I feel like the first thing that sticks out for me is the texture of the […]

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