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Spider-Man comic page sells for record $3.36M at auction

A single page of artwork from a 1984 Spider-Man comic book sold at auction Thursday for a record $3.36 million.

Box Office Predictions for 2022: From the Surefire Hits (Superheroes!) to the Biggest Risks (Anything Else?)

At the start of 2020, Variety boldly predicted what the box office landscape that year was going to look like… before the world was upended by a pandemic.…

‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ Screenwriters Explain All Those Surprises and Spoilers: ‘This Wasn’t Just Fan Service’

SPOILER WARNING: This story discusses many major plot developments in “Spider-Man: No Way Home,” currently playing in theaters. Please do not read if you have not seen the…

With ‘No Way Home,’ Spider-Man Is Hollywood’s Most Important Box Office Force

Has “Spider-Man” become Hollywood’s most important film franchise? One could rightfully say that, duh, Peter Parker is part of Marvel, the biggest entertainment brand, so…umm…yeah? But the web-slinging…

‘Back to the Outback’ Review: Lesser-Loved Critters Get the Spotlight in Bouncy Australian Toon

A perky kids’ distraction from Netflix Animation, “Back to the Outback” is at pains to remind its audience throughout of its very Australian credentials, sometimes to endearing effect.…

SXSW Announces a Bazillion Showcasing Artists for 2022 Festival

As we all keep our fingers crossed for a full return to things like music conferences, the South by Southwest Music Festival (SXSW) has announced a second round…

Lady Gaga: She’s the Once-in-a-Generation Pop Star Who Is Also a Born Movie Star (Column)

Reviewing a lavish new Hollywood musical in the Sept. 29, 1968, issue of The New Yorker, Pauline Kael wrote, “Barbra Streisand arrives on the screen, in ‘Funny Girl,’…

Does ‘Ghostbusters: Afterlife’ Box Office Debut Signal a Revival of a Fading Franchise?

Almost 40 years after “Ghostbusters” became a smash hit — one that launched a lucrative franchise spanning film, television and video games — Sony is proving the business…

Venom: Let There Be Carnage Arrives on Digital for Thanksgiving with Deleted Scenes & Bloopers

Tom Hardy returns in Venom: Let There Be Carnage as the lethal protector Venom, one of Marvel’s greatest and most complex characters. In search of his next big…

Mike Tyson would ‘bang the s - - t’ out of groupies in pre-fight sex romps

“He had to get laid to disengage some of the strength he had,” his ex-bodyguard has claimed. “So I had girls tucked away in bathrooms and changing rooms.” 

All the celebrities who ‘died’ from smoking toad venom: Mike Tyson, Chelsea Handler and more

Mike Tyson said he “died” while smoking toad venom, but he’s not the only celeb who got all hopped up on one of world’s most powerful psychoactive compounds.

Tom Holland Really Wants to Play James Bond Says Spider-Man Co-Star

There’s a lot of talk over who should be the next James Bond, now that Daniel Craig has hung up the tuxedo, and man of the hour Tom…