• ‘Spider-Man’ movie changes filming schedule due to Passover

    NEW YORK (JTA) – The filming schedule of “The Amazing Spider Man 2” was changed in response to a request made by a haredi Orthodox community in Brooklyn. Producers of the Hollywood franchise being shot at the Marcy Avenue Armory, a building located in the mostly Yiddish-speaking part of Williamsburg, agreed to reduce the presence… More ▸

  • Marvel Comics is suing a Jerusalem shop for selling unlicensed Spider-Man merchandise

      Avi Binyamin, who owns the Kippa Man store on Ben-Yehuda Street, is being sued for nearly $25,700 for selling kipot with Spider-Man’s likeness, The Jerusalem Post reported. “A reasonable consumer could be fooled into thinking that the infringing product is manufactured and/or sold by the plaintiff with the knowledge and/or approval of the defendant,”… More ▸

  • The Amazing (Jewish) Spider-Man releases first trailer

    The trailer for the new movie The Amazing Spider-Man” came out during the Super Bowl and while I didn’t initially want to write about a trailer for a superhero movie that is due in about five months, I changed my mind because: 1. The trailer looks awesome. 2. Andrew Garfield + Emma Stone > Tobey… More ▸

  • Stan Lee’s fight with Conan

    No, Stan Lee has no beef with Conan O’Brien, the affable redheaded late night comic. His problem is with the makers of the new Conan the Barbarian flick. He claims that the rights to the character belong to him and is demanding to receive the profits from the flick, which recently opened with a $10… More ▸