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Tagged as Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Dune, Groot, Guardians of the Galaxy, Hugh Jackman, Locke & Key, Marvel, movies, Podcast, Random Thought Generator, Rocket Raccoon, Saga, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, Star Wars, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Wolverine, X-men: Days of Future Past
I’ve recently realized that a good superhero movie should make you want to go home and read a bunch of superhero comics. I felt that way after seeing Captain America: The Winter Soldier and now I feel that way after seeing The Amazing Spider-Man 2.
I have to admit that I never got around to seeing The Amazing Spider-Man. This was due in part to the bad taste Spider-Man 3 left me with and in part because I’m not a huge Spider-Man fan. By that point Marvel Studios had taken over the other Marvel characters and they were doing such a fantastic job, I wasn’t really up for a reboot of a franchise that wasn’t under their control. Thankfully, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 does a great job of giving new viewers any information they may need but not getting too wrapped up in the previous movie’s plot. There are some occasional references to events in the first film and even a flashback to a scene, but that’s the extent of it, and it works.
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Filed under Andrew Hales, Movie Reviews, Movies
Tagged as Andrew Garfield, Electro, Emma Stone, Green Goblin, Gwen Stacy, Harry Osborn, Jamie Foxx, Peter Parker, Spider-Man, Stan Lee, Steve Ditko, The Amazing Spider-Man 2