I thought the film itself had a fantastic message on morality surrounding issues like genetic experiments and a statement on the power of father figures ( Shame they cut the scenes with Connors kids ). Along with the America Vs Terrorism message that was present in Ramis films (Villains target landmarks, lingering shots of american flags Spidey flies pass). Except this film didn't annoyingly flaunt it in your face.
Ramis films were great fun feel-good films. Just awful Spidey films.
Too much of the movie felt awkward and/or dumb, and too many parts were played for laughs. Yeah I know, it's a Spiderman movie, so it should be silly, but there is a fine line between silly and just stupid. The first two movies had a beautiful mix of comedy and seriousness, only starting to screw that up in the third movie, where things got really dumb. This one just didn't seem to know when to take things seriously, or when to stop making a joke drag on. Well, at least not until the end, where the stakes were raised and we got to see more awesome fights. I wish the rest of the movie was more like that.
Also, Peter didn't really seem like Peter. He just felt like a generic teenager with no real personality.
Gotta say as much as I cherish Raimi's trilogy this one blows them all away. Garfield makes Parker such a likeable, realistic character I absolutely loved it. Everything about the film just felt so right.
Just came back from watching this. Amazing.
Haven't watched the movie yet but a lot of people say this essentially is very good but doesn't do anything new. I'm okay with this but is it true ?
The biggest thing that keeps me away is the 3D though. I freaking HATE the whole fad because I find it tiring and it often drags the attention away from the actual movie. It's so overpriced too.
Rhys says the man who visits him in the after-credits is not Osborn
I suppose having The Illusive Man as Uncle Ben is another thing I liked about this movie.
Saw this movie just then, it was very good. Garfield made this movie much more enjoyable than the other ones, Toby Maguire constantly seems depressed.
Andrew Garfield is the perfect man for this role. Goddamn the movie was fantastic.
I like how Emma stone dress herself. Looks just like the comic book Gwen.
I really dont want Gwen to die, she's so much bettter than Mary Jane, and so much more attractive and loveable
Well no shit Emma stone is hot
you can't seriously criticize a movie if you are blind. you just can't.
seems to be like he had a perfectly good grasp on the film to me. plenty of vision capable critics have been slamming the film, just cuz all you guys in here seem to think it's amazing doesn't mean a critic can't think it sucks, just because he's blind. do you even realise how much of a bad person you sound like right now
I dunno. It's like a deaf person reviewing a song based on a music video. Specially as he's the only person I've heard so far to criticise Garflied.
Plenty of visual critics? Most the visual critics are only slamming it because it's a reboot. They'll go on to say they prefer the cast, love the story and think it's all great but then always slam it for being a reboot 90% of the time.
It just seems the movie is for Spider Man fans and that's about it. All critics have been giving it mixed reviews yet every fan of Spider Man I have talked to loved it. In fact, I'm probably going to go see it again tonight or tomorrow. I didn't know it at the time, but it was one of the most enjoyable movies I have seen in the past couple of years.
But I'm not even a Spider-Man fan and I thought it was wonderful. This seriously boggles me. What's wrong with this movie for critics to have such a lukewarm-to-bad reaction?
Man, I am completely baffled by how much everyone here seems to love the movie. Not that I'm saying you shouldn't, it's just that I tried really hard to like it, but just couldn't bring myself to like it all that much. And Spider-Man is my favorite superhero.
Well it's taking in a lot more money than expected. Turns out people are flocking to see it.
CinemaScore polled audiences and those audience are giving it an average of A grade. I went to see it with my friend who doesn't enjoy super hero movies (But enjoyed Avengers) and she thought it was great. As do my friends that didn't like Spider-Man. So it's not just Spider-Man fans that are liking it.
The only people that don't seem to like it are a few of the american critics. Even then the only reason they disliked it is because it's a reboot. Some sites (IGN springs to mind, I think E and MTV too) have scathing reviews from one writer, but praising reviews from another. Then Rottern Tomatoes and Metacritic are always going with the negative one which is hurting the main score.
That's the only reason those scores are low.
I dont understand why people hate it because its a reboot, though.
Batman Begins was a reboot, The Incredible Hulk was a reboot, even Captain America was a reboot.
Even then, its been 5 years since spider-man 3, some are saying its too soon, but so was The Incredible Hulk.
I guess it helps if people actually liked the previous movies, but even then, not many people liked spider-man 3 (atleast that ive seen).
Though, i liked Spider-Man 3, it wasnt nearly as good as the first or the second, though.
I saw it. I thought it was pretty good. Nowhere near as good as y'all say it is, but good.
But holy shit is Emma Stone attractive.
Also, I feel like pointing out that the game is actually really fun, and an interesting sequel to the movie.
Isn't that the game where you webswing off clouds and not buildings?