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The Risk of The Amazing Spider-Man

(This is an extended preview of the PopRox column in Sunday’s Pocono Record, kinda like tonight’s preview of the season premiere of Wilfred on FX). When The Amazing Spider-Man premieres in theaters July 3, it represents one of the biggest risks in Hollywood history. Sony, the studio behind the first three Spider-Man movies, decided to trash […]

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Getting More Worried about Spider-Man …

Ziggy Marley, Ziggy Marley, Ziggy Marley. Ziggy. Marley. We’ve got Ziggy Marley tickets at The Mount to give away for the June 15 show, step up and get ’em while you can! If you don’t know yet, you can go here for all of the entry information and rules. Links: I’ve never seen the Critics […]

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Comic Book Movie News, TV Themes and the Daily Dose of a Famous Hot Lady in a Bikini

Links today: I’m sure no one remembers this other than me, but last year a reader emailed me to let me know a local woman was on Letterman the night before and Dave joked with her for the entire show. I put out a call for someone, anyone, to let me know who this was so that […]

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The British are Coming!

There’s a great line in Clue — one of my top 10 all-time comedies — where Howard Hessman is posing as a door-to-door religion peddler. Beatnik: “Armageddon is almost upon us!” Professor Plumb, deadpan: “I got news for ya, it’s already here.” That’s how I felt when I heard the news Sunday about the actor tapped […]

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Golden Globe Winners and Losers

We wanted some questions answered at the Golden Golbes last night and we got them with some distinct winners and losers from a pretty tame (lame?) ceremony that was so exciting that I Redbox’d Dinner for Schmucks and watched it instead for most of the night: WINNERS THE SOCIAL NETWORK. Easily the hands-down favorite to win […]

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See You at Noon!

Looks like we’ll have something big to talk about for today’s chat. You know, the PopRox live chat today. At noon. Right here. The big news of today is that those Hollywood types are pretty sneaky. The team behind the new Spider-Man franchise announced Andrew Garfield will be the new Spider-Man, coming to a theater near you exactly […]

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