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Jason Reynolds Says He Wrote Miles Morales So “Kids Who Look Like Me…Can Be Superheroes Too”

" I think that kids who look like me and who live in neighborhoods like I grew up in deserve to know that they also can be super. We're seeing it with Black Panther right? They need to know that they can be superheroes too."

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This Fake Trailer of Dylan O’Brien as Spider-Man Has Been Watched 6 Million Times

A "teaser trailer" for a SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN movie starring Dylan O'Brien has racked up a jaw-dropping number of hits. The only problem: the movie is not real.

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Spider-Man Dancing to “Take on Me” Is the Best Thing You’ll See Today

Unless you have Black Panther tickets.

There are so many great things about this video of a YouTuber, dressed as Spider-Man, dancing to a-ha's 1985 hit "Take on Me." I don't know if it's because the song is from right in the middle of the heyday of John Hughes movies, and Spider-Man: Homecoming was basically pitched to the public as John Hughes meets Spider-Man, or if it's because the original "Take on Me" music video prominently featured comic books, or possibly both, but this just feels too perfect.

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Let’s Talk About the New Avengers: Infinity War TV Spot Now That I’ve Watched It 500 Times

The Super Bowl gave us eagles fighting patriots like a dystopian vision of the America we're headed towards, but it also gave us so much more: actual new glimpses of Infinity War—life-giving trickles of superhero-infused water in our vast desert of what we actually know about Infinity War.

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Miles Morales Is Ready for His Big-Screen Debut in the Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Trailer

Sony Animation has dropped the teaser trailer for Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse, an animated movie starring Miles Morales that will hit theaters in December 2018.

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Fandom Is in a Glorious Meltdown Over the Infinity War Trailer

While many people on planet Earth were psyched to see the official Avengers: Infinity War trailer go up, for a segment of the population with a deep emotional attachment to these characters and their world, today has been like Christmas morning mixed with Ragnarok.

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Honest Trailer For Spider-Man: Homecoming Proves Honest Trailers Doesn’t Need Their Disgraced Creator

We've long been fans of the hilarious Honest Trailers, so it was hard to know what would happen to the series when its co-founder, Andy Signore, was fired in early October over multiple allegations of sexual harassment and assault. But Honest Trailers is doing just fine without Signore.

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“How Spider-Man: Homecoming Should Have Ended” Delightfully Fixes the Movie’s Flaws

“You gave a teenager a weaponized super-suit. Am I the only one who thinks this is weird?” —Superman The folks over at How It Should Have Ended finally set their sites on this summer’s Spider-Man: Homecoming, a fun movie that I think we can agree also had its share of flaws. “After you guys submitted over 30 […]

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Things We Saw Today: A Fake “Antifa” Twitter Account Forgot to Disable Its Russian Geotag

Russia's Internet propaganda war on the U.S. is continuing apace.

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Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man Delights Hurricane Harvey Victims

The news has been really bad this week—no, even worse than usual—so let's take a minute to focus on the bright spots. Though flooding from Hurricane Harvey has driven tons of people from their homes, caused tragic deaths, and is still creating new problems even as the storm moves inland and subsides, people have also shown an outpouring of support, including a very familiar wall-crawler.

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Things We Saw Today: Willem Dafoe’s Original Green Goblin Mask Was Next-Level Nightmare Fuel

Willem Dafoe's original Green Goblin look was much more like a creepy Halloween mask.

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Why Does Spider-Man 2 Work So Much Better Than Amazing Spider-Man 2?

ScreenCrush shared this video to illustrate that small choices that make Sam Raimi's Spider-Man 2 feel like "a careful character study disguised as an action-packed blockbuster" and Marc Webb's Amazing Spider-Man 2 feel more like "a Sony executive's checklist."

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Spider-Man: Homecoming Doesn’t Pass the Bechdel Test. It Doesn’t Come Close.

I've been thinking about the fun to be had at Spider-Man: Homecoming, but also about how audiences who see it this weekend won't be seeing two female characters speak to one another.

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Review: Spider-Man: Homecoming Is Fun but Doesn’t Quite Stick the Landing

3.5 out of 5 tangled webs.

If you love Spider-Man or have a small child, oh boy, do I have good news for you. For the rest of us, Spider-Man: Homecoming can be light-hearted and enjoyable, but it probably won't knock your socks off.

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Not Even Zendaya Can Make the Original Spider-Man Theme Song Lyrics Sound Like Poetry

It takes a lot of talent to make those words sound as dramatic as Zendaya manages to do.

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5 of Spider-Man’s More Outlandish Abilities That Real Spiders Actually Use

Warning: This post is full of spiders.

Spider-Man: Homecoming finally hits theaters later this week, and it's bringing a wall-crawler to the big screen with more gadgets than he's ever had before. He does everything a spider can and way more, though that's already seemed like the case with some of his powers that push the boundaries of our suspension of disbelief. As it turns out, spiders may do more of what a Spider-Man can than you might have guessed.

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Things We Saw Today: Horror Master Stephen King Loves the Women of TNT’s Claws

Critically acclaimed horror author Stephen King is a huge fan of TNT's Claws, and so are we! Seriously, what other endorsements do you need? Go watch it now!

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Miles Morales in the MCU, Spider-Man’s Pre-Avengers Cameo, and More Spidey-Things We’ve Learned

We're learning a lot of new things about the Marvel Cinematic Universe/Sony Spider-Man as the final publicity push for the upcoming Spider-Man: Homecoming kicks in ahead of the movie's release late next week. Not only is Marvel planning to use Peter Parker to guide audiences through a human-level look at a changing MCU, but there may be room left open for big changes for Spider-Man himself in the future.

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This Is How the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s “Phase 4” Will Start

The tangled web Marvel weaves ...

We've still got almost a year to go before the Avengers kick off the fated battle with Thanos that's been building for the entire run of Marvel movies, but the Marvel braintrust has already hashed out how the connected universe's next "phase" will begin—a necessity with so many interconnected parts. Now, we know how phase 4 will kick off.

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Things We Saw Today: This Is Us Star Milana Vayntrub Tells Her Refugee Story

Milana Vayntrub, whom you might know from the hit show This Is Us, came to the United States from Russia when she was three.

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