Monday, May 12, 2014

The Amazing Spiderman 2- review

Electro in the house....
I haven't watched the first one or any of the prior films but I thought this might be a fun family movie after watching a few clips. I know I lack a little logic in there. The best part of the film was that song Gone, Gone, Gone. I don't know where to begin. I know a brief synopsis courtesy of imdb.

"Peter Parker runs the gauntlet as the mysterious company Oscorp sends up a slew of supervillains against him, impacting on his life." -imdb

Hmm that's not so great. Here's mine Spiderman graduates high school with his love Gwen. They break-up because he is afraid he will get her hurt one day. He fights villains and reconnects with his friend that is now dying.

The acting was so-so. I just wasn't into the script. It was a love story when all I wanted to see was a good action film. I liked Jamie  Fox as Electro once he became Electro before that his acting is over the top.  I just wasn't invested in the characters(having not watched the earlier film or reading the comic). I totally couldn't invest in the action and battle scene that was all of 15 minutes after I sat through 2 hours of not really build up but references to the villain that exists. It just wasn't that great.
Two stars from me....


  1. This new one is cringeworthy, but the previous film, The Amazing Spider-Man was really good.

  2. Thanks for the review it makes me eager to watch this movie