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 9:00am 5/02/14 9:00am

Villains of Amazing Spider-Man 2: "This is OUR Origin Story!"

One thing The Amazing Spider-Man 2 has going for it is villains. It's got heaps and heaps of villains. So many villains. And we spoke exclusively to both Electro and the Green Goblin on why this movie is really all about them. » 5/01/14 9:50am 5/01/14 9:50am

Watch Spidey's first meeting with Electro in Amazing Spider-Man 2 clip

This new clip from The Amazing Spider-Man 2 offers some insight into the tragedy of our key villain, Electro. Spider-Man tries to reason with the human live wire, but things aren't looking good for Electro. » 3/11/14 5:12pm 3/11/14 5:12pm

The perks to being Spider-Man's girlfriend revealed in featurette

What's it really like dating Peter Parker? This new Amazing Spider-Man 2 featurette holds the answer, being all about being Spider-Man's lady. Plus, there's tons and tons of new Gwen and Peter footage. » 3/06/14 8:20am 3/06/14 8:20am

Amazing Spider-Man 2 just keeps looking better and better

The more footage we get to see from Amazing Spider-Man 2, the more excited we get. And the latest trailer is full of even more endearing Peter Parker quips and epic web-slinging action. We are seriously excited. » 2/13/14 9:30am 2/13/14 9:30am

Holy crap Jamie Foxx looks insane as Electro in Amazing Spider-Man 2

There's a lightning bolt on his sleeve! Get it? You get it. Behold the first official picture of Jamie Foxx as Spider-Man's new nemesis in The Amazing Spider-Man 2. In other news, Andrew Garfield is open to making Peter Parker gay by swapping Mary Jane out for a boy, Mark Johnson. » 7/10/13 12:12pm 7/10/13 12:12pm

Get ready for The Amazing Spider-Man 3 and 4!

We have no idea if The Amazing Spider-Man 2 will be good — but we do know that there will be at least two more movies before Peter Parker is too old to pull off "angsty teen." That's right Sony has announced that they are making Amazing 3 and 4.
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This is Paul Giamatti's Rhino rage face for The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Whoa. Marc Webb has tweeted out our first look at Paul Giamatti as Aleksei Sytsevich, a.k.a the Rhino, and man, he does not look like his usual Paul Giamatti self. It looks like he is definitely bringing the rage to the Rhino. » 5/11/13 1:30pm 5/11/13 1:30pm

Marc Webb reveals his "patient zero" from The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Will the sequel to The Amazing Spider-Man be a lot more heavy on the science of Spider-Man? Let's not forget, a whole "genetically modified Peter Parker" storyline was cut at the last minute from Marc Webb's first movie. Did the director find a way to weave the fake science back in the second time around? » 4/24/13 2:20pm 4/24/13 2:20pm

Chris Cooper will be Norman Osborn in the increasingly crowded Amazing…

Chris Cooper has signed on to play Norman Osborn, a.k.a. the Green Goblin, in Marc Webb's sequel to The Amazing Spider-Man. Cooper joins Dane DeHaan as Osborn's son Harry, Jamie Foxx as Electro, Paul Giamatti as the Rhino (man, it's never not weird typing that), Emma Stone as Gwen Stacy, Shailene Woodley as Mary Jane… » 2/27/13 12:14pm 2/27/13 12:14pm

The Amazing Spider-Man's costume just got an upgrade

The first pic of Andrew Garfield's new duds in the Amazing Spider-Man 2 were revealed today, and while the changes are simple, they're also definitely better. Gone is the rubber, bumpy texture of the original, which made it look like Peter Parker had sown the entire thing out of basketballs; now the texture is much… » 2/25/13 9:20am 2/25/13 9:20am

Paul Giamatti is in talks to play The Rhino in Amazing Spider-Man 2.…

The We almost don't believe this news but it's to mind blowing not to at least discuss. Rumor has it that Paul Giamatti — yes, THAT Paul Giamatti — is in talks to play The Rhino in Marc Webb's Amazing Spider-Man 2, according to THR. Now, just let the thought of an apoplectic Rhino screaming about fucking Merlot sink… » 1/28/13 1:41pm 1/28/13 1:41pm

Spider-Man producer heads to China to turn the Terracotta Warriors into…

Hollywood is hot for China. Both Looper and Iron Man 3 courted the Chinese audience by setting chunks of their movies in the far East. Now, Sony big wig and The Amazing Spider-Man producer, Avi Arad, is cashing in and starting up a whole new movie franchise based around Chinese lore. » 12/13/12 9:20am 12/13/12 9:20am

That creepy Chronicle kid is playing Harry Osborn in the Amazing…

There's been plenty of speculation about who would step into the fancy shoes of comic book character Harry Osborn for The Amazing Spider-Man Sequel. And now, it's official: Dane DeHaan, that wonderfully disturbed kid from Chronicle, will be playing the young Osborn, as confirmed by director Marc Webb's Twitter… » 12/03/12 2:57pm 12/03/12 2:57pm

Jamie Foxx will play Electro in The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Has Marc Webb found yet another character to add to Amazing Spider-Man 2? The Spidey sequel has already cast Mary Jane Watson, they're looking for a Harry Osborn, and everyone suspects the Green Goblin, Norman Osborn, will also be making an appearance, thanks to the post-credits jail scene in the first film. But if… » 11/02/12 9:01am 11/02/12 9:01am

Deleted scenes from The Amazing Spider-Man reveal the origin story you…

A fairly big chunk of material was cut from Marc Webb's Amazing Spider-Man that forever alters the origins story of Peter Parker's transformation to Spider-Man. Even though Webb has denied that he was going to tinker with original source material, this new scene between Peter, The Lizard and Oscorp henchman Mr.… » 10/15/12 11:22am 10/15/12 11:22am

Which new villain will battle Peter Parker in Spider-Man 2?

With Marc Webb signed on to direct The Amazing Spider-Man 2, it's high time we heard some casting rumors! Thankfully, we've got two potential villains — and possible Mary Jane whispers. » 10/11/12 8:20am 10/11/12 8:20am

Marc Webb Is Confirmed to Direct The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Director Marc Webb and his web shooters are coming back for The Amazing Spider-Man 2! Columbia Pictures president Doug Belgrad released this statement heralding the good news. » 9/28/12 2:10pm 9/28/12 2:10pm

Amazing Spider-Man: A Superhero Movie That's Actually About Heroism

There are many types of superhero movies: campy, dark-and-gritty, kid-friendly, gonzo, etc. But really, there are just two kinds: movies that actually have something to say about heroism and sacrifice, and ones that don't. On that basis alone, Amazing Spider-Man is a win. » 7/03/12 9:00am 7/03/12 9:00am

All the Easter Eggs and Comics Shout-Outs to Watch for in The Amazing…

The Amazing Spider-Man is practically a motion comic — there are so many striking hero poses and shots of Spidey posing on the sides of buildings. It's like a great Spidey comic brought to life. But what else should we be looking out for in this superhero reboot? Director Marc Webb gives us the complete run-down of… » 6/28/12 3:04pm 6/28/12 3:04pm