Review: The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)

A choice of two reviews of the new Spidey flick what I wrote:

Leaving aside the question of whether it’s too soon to reboot a film series that only began a decade ago, Marc Webb’s take on Marvel’s web-slinging superhero is proof that there is always room for another perspective on a character which has stood the test of time…

The Amazing Spider-Man @ The Digital Fix

The decision to go back to Spider-Man’s roots certainly makes narrative as well as business sense: more story opportunities about a young Peter Parker coming to terms with his new-found powers, while also allowing the studio to go after the same romantic fantasy audience that delivered gargantuan box-office returns for TWILIGHT and THE HUNGER GAMES…

The Amazing Spider-Man @ TAKE ONE


Published by Gavin Midgley

Freelance film journalist, blogger and geek.

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