The amazing Spiderman review
The Amazing Spider-Man is the story of Peter Parker an outcast high schooler who was abandoned by his parents as a boy, leaving him to be raised by his Uncle Ben and Aunt May. Like most teenagers, Peter is trying to figure out who he is and how he got to be the person he is today. As Peter discovers a mysterious briefcase that belonged to his father, he begins a quest to understand his parents' disappearance - leading him directly to “Oscorp” and the lab of Dr. Curt Connors, his father's former partner. As Spider-Man is set on a collision course with Connors' alter-ego, The Lizard monster, Peter will make life-altering choices to use his powers and shape his destiny to become a hero and saving all of New York. Although this is a more thoughtful film, and its action scenes are easier to follow. One debatable opinion is if we really need a new Spiderman movie this soon. Did we really need to be told Spiderman's origin story again? But at least it's done with more detail and provides better reasons for why Peter Parker throws himself into his superhero role. If you wanted a new interpretation – especially one where story and action stay in the right balance – this is it. This fourth installment is a complete reboot, returning to the web-slinger's creation story. The director, Marc Webb, is known for his relationship comedy (500) Days of Summer, has created a more feminized and emotionally literate Spider-Man. It's the successful synthesis of the two – action and emotion – that means this Spider-Man is as enjoyable as it is impressive: Webb's control of mood and texture is near faultless as his film switches from teenage tempers to exhilarating airborne theatrics. The Amazing Spider-Man is a rare comic-book flick that is better at examining relationships than super heroism. If it doesn't approach the current benchmark of The Avengers, it still delivers a different enough, enjoyable origin story to live comfortably alongside the Raimi...
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