Movie Review: ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ is a Bloated Mess with Great Action

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Teaser Trailer Spidey Suit

No director is perfect. Steven Spielberg, Quentin Tarantino, Tim Burton, and Martin Scorsese have had their bad days. But when I look at The Amazing Spider-Man 2, I am befuddled by the idea that Marc Webb is the man who directed one of my favorite movies of all time, (500) Days of Summer. Plugging in too many wacky, unconvincing villains while juggling many big ideas with little-to-no payoff, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 can sadly be put on the same playing level as Joel Schumacher’s Batman films. Continue reading

Final Trailer for ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ Leaves Nothing to the Imagination (127 Screenshots)

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Teaser Trailer Mask

Sony Pictures is proud to release the final trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man 2. Directed by Marc Webb, we revisit the wall-crawler played by Andrew Garfield, who must juggle his life between Gwen Stacy (Emma Stone) and being Spider-Man. Watch the full trailer after the break and see what you can come to expect when The Amazing Spider-Man 2 arrives in theaters on May 2.  Continue reading

First Trailer for ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ Puts it all on the Table (103 Screenshots)

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Teaser Trailer Electro Fight

Everyone’s favorite web-slinger is back for his next adventure as Sony Pictures debuts the first trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man 2. This past Comic-Con, fans got their first look at Electro, the big bad Spidey has to face while searching for the truth behind the death of his parents. Those looking for a tastier look into TASM2 will get more than they bargained for as Sony and Marc Webb hold nothing back. See for yourself after the jump. Continue reading

New York Film Critics Circle 2012 Award Winners

NYFCC Awards 2012

Now that the movie awards season has officially kicked off with the announcement of the New York Film Critics Circle Awards, speculation has begun as to who will win top honors come February. A few surprises came out of the NYFCC Awards this year and the race for the gold has become a lot closer than the past. See the full results after the break. Continue reading

Spielberg’s ‘Lincoln’ First Look and Poster

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Last year, Steven Spielberg ended on a medium note. War Horse did exceptionally well with audiences while The Adventures of Tintin could have seen better days domestically. Now, Mr. Spielberg is heading back further in time to bring us the tale of Abraham Lincoln. There will be no vampires in this version, and hopefully no crystal skulls, but we can assume there will be an astounding performance by Daniel Day-Lewis. (P.S. the header picture is a fake.) Read on to check out the first poster and image from Lincoln. Continue reading

The Amazing Spider-man Teaser Trailer

A few weeks ago, right before Comic-Con, the first teaser trailer for Marc Webb’s The Amazing Spider-man hit the Internets. Some have said it to be a lot darker than Sam Raimi’s trilogy, which makes it easily stand on its own, while others question what Sony Pictures may have in store for this property.

There is no official plot synopsis yet, not even from the official website, but from what most have gathered Spider-man, played by Andrew Garfield (The Social Network; Never Let Me Go) will be facing off against Doc Connors aka “The Lizard,” played by Rhys Ifans (Pirate Radio; Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1; Notting Hill) in a complete reboot and origin story with no Mary Jane in tow. Replacing Mary Jane Watson as the love interest will be Gwen Stacy, played by the natural blonde Emma Stone (Easy A; Superbad; The Help).

Catch the teaser trailer after the jump along with a few other production stills!

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