I have to admit I've sometimes found Andrew Garfield to be a bit irritating in other projects, but as The Amazing Spider-Man, he totally ensnared me into his web.
First of all, I happen to like his looks.
He's lanky, with large features--saucer eyes, bulbous nose, juicy lips--and the camera adores ... More >>
The Village Voice has had a thing or two to say (and draw) about Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark. (And, Spidey's press flacks have butchered some of what the Voice has said about him.)
But we at Runnin' Scared hadn't actually seen it yet. And now that we've engaged in that rather expensive (bu ... More >>
Grant Morrison in the video for My Chemical Romance's "Sing"
Grant Morrison is a U.K. comic book writer known for known for highly singular--or insane, if you prefer, in a good way--takes on established mainstream properties like X-Men and Doom Patrol as well as his own, peyotesque original series ... More >>
BravoThe face of the modern superhero?Two worlds are colliding in the latest Spider-Man comic, and it's not a clash between the forces of good and evil. Well, that eventually happens, too, but more surprising is the merging of the culinary world and the artistic. Eli Kirshtein, best known a ... More >>
We do really like her.
After all, she survived two fluffy 1960s sitcoms (Gidget and The Flying Nun) to prove she had acting chops in the 1976 schizophrenia teleflick Sybil, which gave her a lovely bunch of cred in the business.
Three years later, she copped an Oscar for her fiery turn in th ... More >>
Important New York superhero Spider Man will no longer be portrayed in movies by Tobey Maguire, because Spider Man 2 was so goddamn amazing it just didn't really matter, is why. No Spider Man movie with Tobey Maguire in it was going to get any better. So now, they're restarting the franchise, ... More >>