The Amazing Spider-Man

Overview: The Amazing Spider-Man is a decent reboot that took itself (and its title) too seriously. Columbia Pictures; 2012; Rated PG-13; 136 Minutes. The Average Spider-Man: Retreading an origin story seems unnecessary for such a popular character. Is there anybody who doesn’t know how Peter Parker became Spider-Man? The problem isn’t that the plot beats are similar. The second manifestation just adds nothing new to the story. Pivotal moments in Spider-Man’s origin feel more like a checklist of events rather than fleshed out character moments. There’s also an attempt to introduce a dark and gritty feel to the Spider-Man universe.  But...

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