Concept Art Reveals the Sleeker Rhino Amazing Spider-Man 2 Could've Had

Amazing Spider-Man 2 introducer Paul Giamatti's Rhino with the promise of seeing him more in Sinister Six/Amazing Spider-Man 2. In that iteration, his armor was a giant one-man-tank thing, put together out of surplus Cold War military gear. But earlier versions of the character, revealed in this concept art by Steffen… »10/17/14 5:00am10/17/14 5:00am

Amazing Spider-Man 2 Turned A Female Scientist Into A Male Nazi

If you've seen Amazing Spider-Man 2, you might know that the movie has a few issues. We've just discovered a new one, and it's very possibly the most infuriating nonsense yet. Remember the clichéd German mad scientist named Kafka who tortures Elektro? Well, that's actually supposed to be a heroic female scientist, a… »5/07/14 10:00pm5/07/14 10:00pm

All The Scenes From The Trailers That Weren't In Amazing Spider-Man 2

It's pretty common for movie trailers to include scenes that wind up not being in the final edit of the film. Amazing Spider-Man had a whole subplot about Peter Parker's DNA and the Lizard that was in the trailers but not the movie. And now, Amazing Spider-Man 2 also seems to have left out major scenes from the… »5/06/14 5:40pm5/06/14 5:40pm

Amazing Spider-Man 2 Is A Decent Movie Smothered By Layers Of Crap

Amazing Spider-Man 2 feels like four or five movies jammed together. The good news is, two of those movies are really, really good. The bad news is, the bloat and extra subplots get in the way of the storytelling, and feel like harbingers of overstuffed superhero movies to come. Minor spoilers ahead... »5/02/14 12:00pm5/02/14 12:00pm

What The Amazing Spider-Man 2 doesn't get about Peter Parker's heroism

A conversation I had with Lightninglouie on his post about Slate's Amazing Spider-Man 2 review got me thinking a little more about an aspect of the Spider-Man mythos that the movie changes- and how this reinventing of Peter Parker is making him less of an interesting character. Mild TASM2 Spoilers below the cut! »4/27/14 4:39pm4/27/14 4:39pm