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

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

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

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