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Last week’s Comics on Film article seemed to generate a rather passionate discussion in the comments section and a devoted thread on Reddit based off of its major claim: Spider-Man on film should move from his current position at Sony and join Marvel Studios alongside the likes of Iron Man and Captain America. While reading through each participant’s thoughts, one theme of the opposing argument that… Continue reading Comics on Film: 5 Characters That Should Not Join the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Imagine if Twitter existed in 1968, around the time that producers decided that Sean Connery’s retirement from the James Bond franchise couldn’t possibly be the end of the character’s movie life. First there’d have been the uproar at the shortlist of names, which included Anthony Rogers just off a hit with Camelot, John Richardson, who’d been in One Million Years B.C., and Hans de Vries, who… Continue reading Which Movie Characters Are Too Sacred to Ever Be Recast?

UPDATE: Kevin Bacon continued to celebrate his old, iconic roles with this spectacular entrance on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, recreating two of the more dancey-dance scenes in Footloose, which celebrates its 30th anniversary this year.

Of all the Footloose moments to recreate 30 years later, we never thought we’d ever see Bacon return to the crazy warehouse dance, and we’re as shocked as you… Continue reading Watch: Kevin Bacon Brings Back All His Famous Characters for These Fantastic Ads (Now with More 'Footloose')

Your Top Three is a series here at Movies.com where we choose a topic and you give us your top three picks.

Everyone loves the Muppets. Don’t say you don’t, because even if it’s true, admitting it is like admitting you have no heart. Jim Henson’s felt-and-fur creations are pure joy, and they bring us laughter and catchy music and lots of wholesome entertainment. But… Continue reading Your Top Three: Favorite Muppet Characters

How on Earth are they going to top the first Lego Movie? The sequel, which was in planning stages before the original opened in theaters, has just received a releae date of May 26, 2017. That’s prime summer-blockbuster real estate, so there’s even more reason to try to make it bigger and better.

One thing they’ll need to do is add some fresh characters, including cameos. For… Continue reading Which Lego Characters Should Be in the 'Lego Movie' Sequel, Now Set for 2017?