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The Avengers in action

Has the Marvel Cinematic Universe saved the movies? Has the Marvel Cinematic Universe destroyed the movies? As so often in life, the answer lies some(...)

Shameik Moore voices Miles Morales in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-verse

With one bound we were free again. Arriving late in the year with less hoopla than its live-action predecessors, this animated Spider-Man extravaganza(...)

Excelsior! Stan Lee, the Marvel Comics maestro and co-creator of Spider-Man, X-Men and Black Panther, in 1980. Lee died on Monday aged 95. Photograph: William E. Sauro/The New York Times

If we have to die then best to do so when – despite your reaching a very great age – the world is dancing to your tune. Stan Lee died in the manner of(...)

Xavier Legrand: 'It struck me when I was talking to victims of domestic violence, and they were telling their stories, that sometimes they might have been relating the plot of a thriller.' Photograph: Claude Medale/Corbis via Getty

In France a woman dies at the hands of her live-in partner every two and a half days, a shocking statistic that, depressingly, doesn’t include related(...)

Tingling sensation: Tom Holland in Spider-Man Homecoming. Photograph: Marvel

Among the first thing you hear in the latest reboot of Spider-Man is a variation on the theme from the little admired 1960s animated series. “Spider-M(...)

Wonder Woman is played by former Israeli defence forces veteran Gal Gadot

It’s a question that has plagued womankind since the dawn of time. Or at least since the dawn of the Silver Age of Comics. Is Wonder Woman a feminist?(...)

Bill Paxton, actor: born May 17th, 1955 –  died February 25th, 2017.

Bill Paxton, who has died aged 61 from complications following surgery, was a lively and endearing character actor. With a knack for conveying bareknu(...)

If the sequel to the reboot of Sam Raimi’s adaptation of Marvel’s Spider-Man (please keep up) has anything to teach us, it’s that mid-ranking s(...)

Now 54, and handsome in the fashion of a 1940s cigarette commercial, the great Bruce Campbell enjoys an odd class of fame. The world, sadly, th(...)

James Franco is the polymath of the moment. This week, the scalpel-cheeked Californian, known for turns in 127 Hou(...)

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