Spidey makes a welcome return to the big screen

Review of The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Directed by Marc WebbOn paper, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 seems like the last film we need right now. The reboot of the Spider-Man franchise two years ago already felt too-soon. Three villains make appearances, including one we’ve already seen interpreted on the big screen. And the world isn’t exactly suffering from a lack of superhero films right now. Yet in the face of all of that, director Marc Webb brings the beloved webslinger back with surprising pu … [Read more...]

The Amazing Spider-Man

Review of The Amazing Spider-Man, Directed by Marc WebbBy COYLE NEALI went into The Amazing Spider-Man with two things in mind: the question of whether or not Martin Sheen's still got it (he does); and a sense of entitlement. And as an American I know the feeling of entitlement like the back of my hand. Frankly, after Spider-Man 3: Peter Parker pansy-walks to awful disco music, Marvel owed me a good Spiderman movie. Fortunately, they delivered. Not that it's a great movie, mind you, but it's … [Read more...]