[face of a franchise presents two individuals that’ve fulfilled the same role. your task — choose the better of the two and defend your choice in the rancor pit that is the comments section]
It’s not hard to see why Peter Parker is one of the most popular characters in all of comics-lore.
Would you be shocked if you found out that a comic book franchise is aiming to be a trilogy? I hope not.
[As always, spoiler-free and barebones on plot description. If you want the third act twists spelled out for you, please visit Roger Ebert’s site.]
But seriously: this film is worth admission alone because this time, they hired a fucking casting director. Gone is the triumvirate of shit that Tobey, Kirsten and Franco brought to the table.
Director Marc Webb gone and killed it. You will fall in love with Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone in this film. They’re just glowing with chemistry and love and presence. Garfield takes a half hour or so to get there, but Stone is just a magnet for attention in every scene, and never in a presumptuous or overbearing way. They work, and they work very well as the leads in this re-take on Spider-Man’s origin.
I ain’t excited for Spider-Man but I do enjoy Andrew Garfield. And Emma Stone? Goodness me, yes. Here is a clip of the two of them belting out some nonsensical jam about the Spider-Parker with an adorableness that I suspect won’t be found in the film. Haters gon’ hate. I’m a hater.
From what I can tell, the majority of the new footage in this four-minute preview of Amazing Spider-Man comes at the beginning. Unfortunately what could be a pretty righteous moment is marred by vomit-worthy dubstep and dollar store special effects.
What do you think? Check it out and let me know.
Well then! There was some worthwhile fuzz to report from the Amazing Spider-Man panel at WonderCon. Most notable is the fact that Emma Stone was originally brought in to play Mary Jane, before taking on the role of Gwen Stacy. Wait! – buh! It almost makes too much sense, since Stone is known for his red hair. Despite it being a dye job! A dye job! The horror.
Hit the jump for more details.
When it rains hi-res pictures it fucking pours them. Following up some hi-res goodies from ‘The Hobbit’ today comes a blow-out of pictures from the Amazing Spider-Man. Courtesy of Entertainment Weekly! Who in exchange for quality exclusives like this sucks on the cock of every awful and mediocre blockbuster ever it seems.