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A bit different

By drelltheman
Written July 04, 2012
Overall a good movie but not the original feel of Spider-Man or the other Marvel movies. Some special effects were cheesy. My son liked it so that was good enough for me.
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A great time and no crying!!!

By zoberholzer
Written December 19, 2014
This is one of the most superior re-boots I've seen an quite some time! The lead is believable and while doing a great job as coming off as a Nerdy kid come mutated superhero, but he also was not whiny!!! After 20 minutes I was hooked!!!! No wasted time and filler back story like the other superhero movie. The female lead is beautiful AND comes of likable!!! The best money I've spent in a long time!!!!! Really make the other three male on male cry-fests even more unwatchable.
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In a word...AMAZING!!!!

By melb1103
Written October 02, 2014
Spidey is my husband's favorite comic book hero so it's always tricky when there's a Spidey movie out. Recently, our 6 year old daughter started getting into the "superhero" craze. We all went to see it last night and loved it!!!! Really awesome!!!! Totally loved the suit!!!!!
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Disappointed

By mzvky
Written July 04, 2012
Though I am a big fan of movies like this, and was very much looking forward to seeing it, I was a bit underwhelmed. It seemed a little flat. And the fact that it was rebooted so close to the previous film franchise made it impossible to watch it without doing a constant, running cross-reference back to the Rami films. I thought Garfield and Stone had fine chemistry, and I liked Sally Field and Martin Sheen as the Parkers. And it did have some entertaining moments. But over all the action sequences are so computer-generated that I could not shake the feeling that nothing I was seeing was actually happening. Plus there were continuity errors and plot holes. The audience I saw it with seemed subdued afterwards, as well. No excitement. No chattering. No applause. Sort of "been there, done that." I imagine children will like it, and maybe some fan-boys. But it just wasn't strong and consistent enough for adults. Generally speaking I was disappointed because I wanted to LOVE it and didn't.
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Decent Reboot

By obloodyhell
Written September 23, 2014
I saw no reason to reboot this, but they did a moderately decent job. The choice for Spiderman is too good looking and charming to be a proper Peter Parker -- Parker is a nerd and this one just isn't going to be one no matter how much they sell him as being otherwise. One thing I do note about this is their use of his fighting style is very effective in terms of "Spiderman", much more so than previous efforts -- he climbs over his oversized nemesis as a spider might, and uses his webbing in a very effective and appropriate manner to avoid attacks. A particular and specific "two thumbs up" for the fight choreography.
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