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The Amazing Spider-Man

Anyone else getting a bad vibe for this? It seems like they are targeting the MTV crowd, trying to sell it as a super hero version of Twilight. Hopefully I'm wrong, I'm huge fan of Marc Webb, Andrew Garfield, and Emma Stone.

 
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So far, the best things I've seen were the extended scenes at Comic-Con, but the trailer didn't do much for me.

I hope this is a case of them not having enough material to show when they cut the trailer, and that there are tons of surprises in store, and that it works.

Then again, it does end with an army of Lizard people rampaging through New York, so I think "wait and see" is probably a good attitude to take on this.

 
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I think the cast is spectacular, Webb is a great visual stylist (check out his videos for MCR's "I'm Not Okay" & "Helena" and/or Weezer's "Perfect Situation" or Brand New's "Sic Transit Gloria" or... well, lots), they're drawing a bit more from Ultimate Spider-Man (which I'm a fan of), they actually shot the thing in 3D with crazy-high-def ultimate whatever cameras, and apparently Spidey actually cracks jokes this time around.

And, I gotta say, I don't quite think a stampede of rampaging lizard people as a climax is really a bad thing at all. Or even potentially. It's lizard people! Lots of them! Messing stuff up! I'm there!

Also, I love Emma Stone. Which doesn't have that much to do with the film being good, but it certainly helps.

 
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Originally Posted by BigAl6ft6

I think the cast is spectacular, Webb is a great visual stylist (check out his videos for MCR's "I'm Not Okay" & "Helena" and/or Weezer's "Perfect Situation" or Brand New's "Sic Transit Gloria" or... well, lots), they're drawing a bit more from Ultimate Spider-Man (which I'm a fan of), they actually shot the thing in 3D with crazy-high-def ultimate whatever cameras, and apparently Spidey actually cracks jokes this time around.

And, I gotta say, I don't quite think a stampede of rampaging lizard people as a climax is really a bad thing at all. Or even potentially. It's lizard people! Lots of them! Messing stuff up! I'm there!

Also, I love Emma Stone. Which doesn't have that much to do with the film being good, but it certainly helps.

I would certainly agree that Emma Stone makes anything better.

 
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blue_flames

I guess like a lot of people I'm not really feeling the need for a reboot after only 3 films, the thought of a whole bunch of screen time getting sucked up by a slightly different origin story drives me nuts, as if it's not bad enough that that happens with every new superhero film...

[quote]Then again, it does end with an army of Lizard people rampaging through New York, so I think "wait and see" is probably a good attitude to take on this.[/quote]
Not heard that before, consider my interest now (slightly) piqued, tho I'm prolly still gonna wait for the blu unless it gets a tonne of ZOMG reviews.

 
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Eh? Normal tags don't work? And no "edit" button? Tut tut.

 
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LaraP

I had a bad vibe for months leading up to this movie release and now, I'm feeling only slightly better. Everything I'm reading and seeing focuses SO strongly on the whole romance between Peter and Gwen, and MUCH less on (IMO) one of the best Spider-Man villains ever (Lizard). That being said, I'm still hopeful they didn't screw this up entirely (I like Webb, Garfield and Stone as well). I'll see it ASAP regardless. Cautiously optimistic?

Here's what I mean by focusing on Gwen/Peter: http://www.ranker.com/list/the-amazing-spider-man-movie-quotes/movie-and-tv-quotes

Lots and lots of quotes from them. Granted, decent ones, but still...

 
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